Travel formalities vary according to passenger profiles. Find out which ones apply to you, and be thorough, since missing or non-compliant documents may unfortunately result in being unable to travel. It is strongly recommended that, before leaving on a trip, you check the entry and travel requirements with the competent authorities of the destination(s) you intend to visit and/or the country/countries where you will be in transit. It is your responsibility to ensure that you possess all required travel documents according to the specified standards.
Who Needs a Visa?
All persons coming from countries not exempted from visa requirements. All persons coming for purposes other than tourism, visit or business need to apply for a visa/permit before undertaking any travel.
Visa Requirements for entry to Mauritius:
No Visa required for entry to Mauritius / Passport holders of the following countries:
Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria Bahamas,
Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Botswana, Brazil , Brunei Darussalam,Bulgaria, Burundi
Macau (Special Administrative Region), Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico,Monaco, Mozambique
Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway
Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal
Reunion Island, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda
Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands,South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland
Uganda, United Arabs Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland,United States of America,Vanuatu,
Visitors should be in possession of a passport, valid at least 6 months after scheduled date of departure. Unless exempted, a visa should be obtained before entering Mauritius.
A Citizen of Mauritius and his/her spouse and children
Persons who are residents of Mauritius under the Immigration Act
The child or step child of citizens or residents
Holders of Diplomatic Passports (restrictions apply)
Crew of a vessel travelling on duty or in transit to join another vessel Holders of laissez-passer issued by the United Nations, SADC or other internationally recognized organizations, and Persons who intend to remain in Mauritius only during the stay of a vessel by which they arrive and depart.
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