Online: 32 | Visitor: 5,432


Our Mission : To contribute towards the sustainable economic growth and development of Seychelles through prudent monetary policy and maintenance of a sound financial system

Welcome to the official website of the Central Bank of Seychelles

The primary objective of the Bank is to promote domestic price stability. The other objectives of the Bank are -

a) to advise the Government on banking, monetary and financial matters, including the monetary implications of proposed fiscal, credit policies or operations of the Government; and

b) to promote a sound financial system. Read more


Other Key Indicators

Recent Updates

RFP for the implemetation of newly issued International Financial Reporting Standards(IFRS)

23 May 2018

Balance Sheet Mar 2018

23 May 2018

Local banks and other financial institutions provided guidance on SWIFT Customer Security Programme and related products

23 May 2018

Notice of Best Evaluated Bidder - DAP CBS

21 May 2018

Commercial Bank's Applicable Rates on Deposits and Lending

21 May 2018

Commercial Bank's Applicable Rates on Deposits and Lending

14 May 2018

Balance Sheet Feb 2018

08 May 2018

Balance Sheet Jan 2018

08 May 2018

Consolidated Average Rates of Authorized Dealers

(May 23, 2018)
Buying Selling Mid-Rate Daily Change
USD 13.7794 14.0550 13.9172 0.0349
EUR 16.1947 16.5002 16.3475 -0.0833
GBP 18.0162 18.8737 18.4450 -0.2562

Interbank Lending Rate for Week Ending 18-May-2018  Rate is  4.15 %

Inflation Rate for Apr 2018

Year on Year

12 Month Average

Month on Month

4.18 %

3.78 %

0.15 %

Read more

Average Interest Rates on T-Bills as at 22 May, 2018




4.00 %

5.28 %

5.56 %

Read more Application for T-Bills


  • Demonetisation Notice

    The Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) wishes to advise the general public that with effect from 15th February 2018, the 10, 25 and 50 Rupee banknotes of the previous series will cease to be legal tender and as such will no longer be accepted as a means of payment.

    To access the full version of this notice please click these link.

    English Kreol
  • Procurement Policy

    The Central Bank of Seychelles’ (CBS) procurement activities are guided by its Procurement Policy. To better align these with best international practices and those of Government, in March 2015 the CBS’ Board approved revisions to the Policy. The Policy sets out amongst other things the approved procurement methods, bidding process, bid evaluation, award of contract, complaints handling and terms of contract.

    To access the abridged version of the Procurement Policy please click this link.

    More Details

  • Best Evaluated Bidder - Cash Cycle Management and Operations Facility

    Notice is hereby given that on 25th September 2017, the Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) has determined that Giesecke & Devrient FZE of Dubai Airport Free Zone, 6WB, Dubai, United Arab Emirates was the best evaluated bidder and has been recommended for award of contract towards the development of a modern cash cycle management and operations facility for the CBS

    More Details