International Students

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UniSey welcomes students from all corners of the world. When you choose to study with us you not only become part of an ambitious new knowledge hub in the heart of the Indian Ocean; you also benefit from living in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

At UniSey, students are our central focus. You can rely on our support from the moment you make your initial enquiry right up to the day you graduate and even after, as a valued member of our alumni.

We look forward to receiving your application and to welcoming you to Seychelles.

Applying to UniSey


Download the application form for international students or request an application form by writing to

Applications should be submitted well in advance of the application deadline.

For all applications, there is a non-refundable application processing fee of USD 75. For University of London programmes, there is an additional non-refundable application processing fee of USD 205.

Payments should be made by bank transfer as follows:

Account Name: University of Seychelles
Account Number: 01002038225006
Bank: Nouvobanq, Seychelles
Branch:  Victoria House, Mahé
Swift Code:  NOVHSCSC

The following steps should then be followed when submitting your application:

  • Complete the application form and send a scanned copy, along with scanned copies of the documents listed below, to
  • Send by mail a hard copy of the application form and originals or certified copies of the documents listed below  to:

Student Registration & Admission Office
University of Seychelles
P.O. Box 1348
Anse Royale



The following documents must be submitted along with your application form. Any applications with missing documents will not be processed. Official documents not in the English language must be accompanied by an English translation issued by a school official or by a translation agency that is accredited in the country of origin.

  • Proof of payment of application fee.
  • Original academic certificates (or certified copies)
  • A copy of the data page of your passport, clearly showing your name, passport number and photograph. If you do not have a passport, you can submit a copy of another identity document. However, you should make sure that you apply for a passport in time to travel to Seychelles.
  • Three passport-sized photographs.
  • Proof of English language proficiency.

Obtaining a Visa

All international students wishing to study in Seychelles must obtain a visa (referred to as  a Student Permit) before travelling to Seychelles.  Download the Student Permit Application Form.

The fee for a Student Permit is  USD250 (permit processing fee, plus permit fee) payable to the university (for money transfer visit the Applying to UniSey section).

Completed forms plus the documents listed below should be returned  to:

The International Student Unit
University of Seychelles
PO Box 1348
Anse Royale

The following documents must accompany your completed Student Permit application form:

  • Proof of acceptance on a UniSey programme of study
  • Proof that you have enough money to pay your tuition fees and to support yourself whilst living in Seychelles.  Download the Certificate of Finances Form for International Students.
  •  A copy of the data page of your passport, clearly showing your name, passport number and photograph
  • Two passport-sized photographs
  • Proof of payment of fee for Student Permit

Student Permits are valid for the duration of the academic programme. Holders of Student Permits are not allowed to take up any work in Seychelles, either paid or unpaid.

If you have any questions about applying for a Student Permit please contact the International Student Unit at

Contact Us

Pricillina Durbarry
Director of Academic And Student Services

Anse Royale
P.O. Box 1348
Mahé, Seychelles

+248 4381222