Foreign citizens who have the Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) can be part of the following investor program types:
Type 1: Non-Seychellois who have invested an equivalent in Seychelles Rupees of not less than US$1 million and have been a legal resident in Seychelles for a period of not less than 1 year.
Type 2: Non-Seychellois who have invested of an equivalent of not less than US$ 1 million and has had business association/affiliation with Seychelles for a period of not less than 5 years.
1. Enter Seychelles visa free.
2. Get visitor permit at Seychelles.
3. Apply for the Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) for legal residency and setting up a business.
4. After a year, apply for the investor programs available.
5. Avail your permanent residency.
Note: (A) The Permanent residence permit holder shall be entitled to the following: (i) Gainful occupation without the need of GOP (ii) 50% sanction fee for the acquisition of immovable property; iii) Minor children of the permit holder may be endorsed on permit until they reach the age of 18 years after which they will need to apply for another relevant permit; (B) Permanent Residence permit holders are not entitled to free Health care benefit.
4 weeks (approx.)
5 Eligibility Requirements
4 Document Required
Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.
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