Mauritius Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required
Australian Yes Yes No
British Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes No
EU Yes Yes No
USA Yes Yes No

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To enter Mauritius, a passport valid beyond the duration of stay with at least one blank page is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for touristic or business stays of up to 90 days.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Mauritius.

Types and cost

For those nationals who do require a visa, some nationals are granted a two-week or 60-day visa on arrival, while others need to obtain a visa in advance; check with the embassy/high commission. Visas and extensions are issued free of charge.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy/high commission).

Working days

Applicants who require a visa should allow an average of five working days for visa processing.

Sufficient funds

Visitors who do require a visa must be able to show proof of having at least US$100 per day to cover their stay.

Extension of stay

To extend your stay, you should contact the Passport and Immigration Office (

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of Mauritius in the USA
Telephone: (202) 244 1491. Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1600.
Mauritius High Commission in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7581 0294. Opening times: Mon-Fri 0930-1300 and 1400-1700.
British High Commission in Mauritius
Telephone: 202 9400. Website: Opening times: Mon-Thurs 0745-1545; Fri 0745-1345.

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Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.