• Mauritius Travel Documents


Mauritius Travel Documents

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
  • Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Congo (former Congo Brazzaville), Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic
  • Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, Dominica,
  • Egypt, Estonia
  • Fiji, Finland, France
  • Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guyana
  • Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region), Hungary
  • Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy
  • Jamaica, Japan
  • Kenya, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of South), Kuwait
  • Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg
  • Macau (Special Administrative Region), Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico,Monaco, Mozambique
  • Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway
  • Oman
  • Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal
  • Qatar
  • 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
  • Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu
  • Uganda, United Arabs Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland,United States of America,Vanuatu,
  • Vatican
  • Zambia, Zimbabwe
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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