Visa policy of Mauritius
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Under Mauritian law, all visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay (minimum of US$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.
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- 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.
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|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