Temporary Closure of Import Export Permit Office
Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Trade
Liberty House, P.O Box 313/ Victoria/ Mahé, Seychelles
Thursday 06th May 2021: The Import and Export Permit Unit within the Department of Trade will be closed for walking clients as of 07th May 2021, until further notice.
The closure is necessary to limit close contact and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, in view of the prevailing situation, and adhering to the measures being advocated by the Department of Health, to ensure the safety of clientele and staff alike.
Clients wishing to apply for an import/export permit are requested to make use of the alternative options below:
The list of agents can be accessed on the Trade Portal website http://www.seychellestradeportal.gov.sc/content/article/customs-clearing-agents . Please note that the list is correct as of July 2020.
E-service via Government e-service gateway at https://eservice.egov.sc/eGateway/homepage.aspx
To access to the e-service facility companies and individuals need to register with the Import and Export Permit office in order to get an e-ID. The application for the e-service facility be made to email@example.com
Import Permit electronic application form
Copy of the application can be downloaded at our Trade Portal website http://www.seychellestradeportal.gov.sc/content/article/import-permit-application-form Clients have to complete the application form and it has to be accompanied by supporting documents in respect to the restricted goods and must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
For any inquiry, kindly contact us on the following telephone numbers:
4382143 or 2722524
The Department of Trade apologises for the inconvenience caused