Live and Work in Mauritius

Recognized for its pleasing tropical climate and its dynamic economy, attractive tax regimes, political and social stability, multiculturalism, competitive business environment, warm hospitality, exceptional living environment and its multiple investment opportunities, Mauritius is classified as an ideal destination for foreign nationals to invest, work and live.

Application of permits and visas

Permanent Residence Permit Allows holders to work and live in Mauritius for a period of ten years under one of the following categories: Foreign Investor, or Holder of an Occupation Permit.

Residence Permit Allows holders to live in Mauritius for a pre-defined period of time.

Occupation Permit Combined work and residence permit which allows holders to reside and work in Mauritius under one of the following categories: Investor, Professional, or Self-Employed.

Premium Visa

Mauritius has recently introduced a Premium Travel Visa, that is valid for a period of one year. Additionally, renewable, to any non-citizen who intends to stay in Mauritius for a maximum period of one year as a tourist, retiree or a professional willing to come with his/her family and carry out his business or work remotely from Mauritius.

The Premium Visa application is processed within 48 hours for applications made from Monday to Friday. Applications submitted during the weekend will be processed on the next working day, i.e. on Monday. The application can be made close to the intended departure date. However, it is recommended that travellers submit an application well in advance of their intended departure date.

All passengers under Premium Visa will have to go through the sanitary and health protocols established by the Ministry of Health and Wellness.