Extending the courtesy of the VIP lounge by the Government of a country to local and foreign dignitaries is an established international practice. In Seychelles, the Foreign Affairs Department is the authority responsible for extending this service on behalf of the Government of Seychelles. The eligibility of local and foreign dignitaries to use the lounge is determined by the use of the Use of the VIP Lounge Policy – Local dignitaries and Use of the VIP Lounge Policy – Foreign dignitaries
VIP Lounge Booking
Requests for access to the VIP lounge should be made by completing the ‘Application for use of the VIP Lounge’ form. The completed form should be submitted to the Protocol Office to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 72 hours prior to the scheduled arrival/departure date of the applicant.
The use of the VIP Lounge may be authorised to other local and foreign individuals upon payment of a fee of 265 USD directly to Air Seychelles Ltd, the operator of VIP services at the VIP lounge of the Seychelles International Airport.
Fast Track Service
A Fast Track service is extended to persons such as Non-Resident Heads of Offices of International Organisations, Honorary Consuls of the Republic of Seychelles who are not eligible for VIP lounge privileges. The service consists of the following:
- Welcoming by a representative of the State Protocol
- Assistance with luggage upon disembarkation
- Assistance with health formalities
- Assistance with immigration formalities
- Assistance with luggage retrieval from conveyor belt
- Assistance with Customs