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Seychelles - Register to Vote

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  1. To register as a voter make sure that you will be able to present your National Identity Card and other documents needed for the registration (see list below).
  2. Go to your local Election Office.
  3. Complete an application and submit all required documents.


Required Documents[edit]

  • National Identity Card.
  • Marriage Certificate; where a change of name should be effected.
  • Divorce Certificate; where a change of name should be effected.
  • Naturalization Certificate; where a person who has become a Seychelles citizen applies to be register as a voter.
  • Birth Certificate; where there is a discrepancy in the spelling of the voters name.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

The Electoral Commission
P.O.Box 741

Tel: +248 429 55 55
Fax: +248 422 54 74
Email: [email protected]


  • Is a citizen of Seychelles,
  • Is 18 years and over,
  • Resides in an electoral area,
  • Is not registered as voter in another electoral area,
  • Is not disqualified from registering as a voter at any election under any written law,
  • Is not serving a sentence of imprisonment of or exceeding 6 months imposed by a Court in Seychelles,
  • Is not under any written law adjudged (decided officially by law) or otherwise declared to be of unsound mind or detained as a criminal lunatic or at the pleasure of the President; Is entitled to be registered as a voter in the electoral area where he resides.


Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


The Register once certified is valid for a period of fifteen months.

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All Seychellois nationals who are aged 18 and over and who are in possession of a National Identity Card have their names on the register of voters. The Register of Voters shall contain the names of persons who, otherwise qualified to be registered as voters, would attain the age of eighteen years on any day within the fifteen months next following the first January of the year for which the register is prepared or revised together with the date on which the person would attain the age of 18 years specified against the name of each such person.

Until the date specified against a name of a person referred to above, that person shall not by virtue of entry of the name in the register be treated as a voter for any purposes other than the purpose of an election or referendum of which the date fixed for the election or referendum is the date or a later date.

Required Information[edit]

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

Need for the Document[edit]

Voter registration exercise is carried out on an annual basis, starting mid-January for a period of two weeks. Following is a procedure on how you can register as a voter in Seychelles.

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Office of the Electoral Commission


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