The Consular and Diaspora Affairs Division, in addition to providing a consular service to Seychellois and foreign nationals, is also responsible for the promotion and protection of the rights and interests of Seychellois abroad and exploring the possible contributions of the Diaspora.
The Division comprises two sections.
The Consular Affairs section is responsible for all consular services provided to Seychellois and foreign nationals. These include visa matters, authentication of documents, issuance of Seychelles Diplomatic and Official passports, and consular assistance to Seychellois abroad.
The section is also responsible for overseeing the network of Seychelles’ Honorary Consuls across six continents.
The Diaspora Unit is responsible for promoting the interests of Seychellois nationals abroad; engaging and interacting with them by facilitating their queries and providing the necessary support in connecting further with Seychelles.