Visa policy of Mauritius
Under Mauritian law, all visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay (minimum of USD 100 per day), confirmed hotel reservation and documents required for their next destination. Business visits may not exceed 120 days within one calendar year and a maximum stay of 180 days in total (tourism and business) is granted within one calendar year.
Visa policy map
- Holders of diplomatic passports issued to nationals of any country if not already exempt, except for Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Yemen;
- Holders of a Laissez-Passer issued by the United Nations or any other internationally recognized organisation;
- Holders of an Interpol passport when traveling on duty.
Spouses and children under 14 of nationals and residents of Mauritius do not need a visa.
Visa on arrival
Transit without a visa
Holders of confirmed onward tickets may transit through Mauritius without a visa for a maximum time of 24 hours. This is not applicable to nationals of Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Yemen.
Passengers in transit must hold a travel document accepted for entry into Mauritius.
Merchant seamen in transit do not require a visa regardless of nationality or type of transport if the government is informed by the shipping company.
|Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Mauritius.|
- Visa Requirements in Mauritius
- "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
- Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Mauritius on the short-stay visa waiver
- Table 27 - Tourist arrivals by country of residence, 2005 - 2014