About Us

Enterprise Seychelles Agency

Enterprise Seychelles Agency is mandated to implement policies and strategies of Government relating to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and to provide them with the necessary services and support.

As per the Enterprise Seychelles Agency Act, 2018, MSME is defined as follows:

“Micro Enterprise” means an enterprise which has an annual sales turnover not more than 2 million Seychelles Rupees and not more than 5 employees;

“Small Enterprise” means an enterprise which has an annual sales turnover above 2 million Seychelles Rupees, but not more than 10 million Seychelles Rupees and not more than 15 employees; and

“Medium Enterprise” means an enterprise which has an annual sales turnover above 10 million Seychelles Rupees, but not exceeding 25 million Seychelles Rupees and not exceeding 50 employees.

“Start-up enterprise” means any entrepreneurship venture up to one year from its inception.

OUR MISSION:

To provide the foundations for enhancement of entrepreneurs and to support the expansion and growth of of micro, small and medium enterprises.

FUNCTIONS OF THE AGENCY:

a. To manage immovable property belonging to the Agency;

b. To manage and lease out sales outlets on such terms and conditions as may be determined by the Agency;

c. To advise the Minister on pertinent issues affecting MSMEs;

d. To operate a registration scheme for all MSMEs;

e. To provide general and specialized business development services to MSMEs;

f. To provide training, promotion and marketing services to MSMEs; and

g. To consult and in collaboration with any Government bodies to strengthen partnerships of service providers, facilitate access to raw materials, technology and other products, source training opportunities, facilitate international market access and promote a gender balanced entrepreneurship culture.

 

If you wish to access a copy of the Enterprise Seychelles Agency Act, 2018, please visit the Downloads page.

 

Interested persons are encouraged to visit ESA at Camion Hall to make further inquiries on the services it offers.

The Office is open from 08:00 hours to 16:00 hours from Monday to Friday or you can contact us on +248 4289050 (Mahe) or +248 4237061 (Praslin).

Our Mission

To provide the foundations for enhancement of entrepreneurs and to support the expansion and growth of micro, small and medium enterprises.

Our Vision

ESA’s Vision is to be the centre of excellence for entrepreneurship and sustainable SME sector development In the Seychelles.

Our Objective

The objective of the Agency is to implement the policies and the strategies of Government relating to the micro, small and medium enterprises and to provide the micro, small and medium enterprises with the necessary services and support.