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MAURITIUS IS OPEN: Mauritius re-opened to all arrivals in January 2022

The Mauritius Premium Visa is a new travel document intended to encourage long-term visits in the country. It is designed for tourists, retired people and professionals who wish to stay and work remotely in this stunning country. Holders of the visa can also choose to bring their family with them.

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All visitors from the 114 nations with eligibility to apply can enter Mauritius with it after approval. Applicants are also subject to the following requirements: they must demonstrate the finances for the trip and proof of medical/travel insurance for the duration of the stay.

Start with the process here.

If you want obtain the Mauritius Premium Visa, you must provide us with essential details about yourself and your trip through the application form. Don’t forget to attach the required documents, including a passport sized photo, a bank statement, medical and travel insurance for the duration of the stay and a copy of your return air ticket.

Check out our application page to fill out the Mauritius Premium Visa.

Once you submit your request, our team will prepare the document. You will receive your Mauritius Premium Visa in your email inbox together with a confirmation email.

Visit the FAQs below to view quarantine rules in Mauritius.

Required Documents to Apply
  • Applicant's Photo

  • Passport Scan

  • Proof of Travel Medical Insurance

  • Airline confirmation

  • Proof of Accommodation

  • Bank statements of the last 3 months

Important Instructions
  • In order to qualify for the Premium Visa, the applicant must have proof of his/her long stay plans, evidence of income or financial support for the duration of the visit and travel, and health insurance covering the entire period of stay.

  • Applicant should not enter the Mauritius labor market, the main place of business and/or source of income and profits should be outside Mauritius.

  • To apply you must have proof of funds (bank statement or bank attestation) to meet the cost of the stay in Mauritius (minimum monthly transfer of USD 1500/EUR 1300 as per exchange rate applicable).

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If you encounter an error while applying, please contact our customer service team. Our visa experts are available 24/7 and will be happy to help you resolve the issue.

Our iVisa experts review all visa applications and documentation before submitting them to the Mauritian authorities to help you avoid rejections. Thus, if government officials find any errors and reject your application, iVisa will refund your iVisa processing fee.

Note: Government fees will not be refunded.

You can also reapply for a Mauritius Premium Visa if your first application was canceled or rejected.

No. The premium visa is only for foreign nationals planning to visit Mauritius for an extended stay as a tourist, retiree, or a professional with their family and conduct their business or work remotely from Mauritius.
Yes. You can apply for a Premium Visa during your stay in Mauritius on a Tourist Visa.
Yes. Foreign nationals with a Mauritius Premium Visa can apply for an Occupation Permit to work or invest in Mauritius or a Residence Permit as a retired non-citizen.
A foreign national can buy a residential property developed under the Integrated Resort Scheme (IRS), Real Estate Scheme (RES), Property Development Scheme (PDS), or Smart City Scheme (SCS). Foreign nationals can also buy an apartment in a building with at least a first floor and two other floors.

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