Do you need a Mauritius visa? And if you do, which one? Tourist, business, student …
Please keep in mind that visa requirements can change at short notice. For your own safety check for immigration updates before you travel to my beautiful island.
Scroll down to check if you need a Mauritius visa from the list of countries.
Note: Whether you need a visa or not check the other Mauritius entry requirements on my Mauritius travel page
The good news … there is no fee for a Mauritius visa or extension of stay. 100% free!
Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burundi, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Congo(Brazzaville), Democratic Republic of Congo, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic (ex Czechoslovakia), Denmark, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia Republic, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea (South Republic), Kuwait, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Macau SAR, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Russian Federation (Russia), Samoa (Western), San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovenia, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tchad, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vanuatu, Vatican, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Colombia, Central African Republic, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Republic, Lebanon, Liberia, Macedonia (ex Yugoslav Republic), Mauritania, Marshall Island, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Palau, Panama, Peru, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Togo, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yugoslavia (Serbia & Montenegro).
Algeria, Comoros, Madagascar, Myanmar (Burma), Nigeria.
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Korea (North), Laos, Libya, Mali, Pakistan, Palestinian State,* Philippines (see note below), Saharawi Republic, Somalia, * Sri Lanka (see note below), Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Vietnam, Yemen.
Philippines and Sri Lanka Accompanying foreign personal of Arab visitors who are from the Philippines and Sri Lanka only are granted visa facilities on the following conditions:
Taiwan and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. You must apply and obtain an entry visa before you travel to Mauritius.
Mauritius tourist visa:
You have checked the list and you need a visa. You are travelling to Mauritius on holiday or to visit friends and family.
Mauritius business visa:
Maybe you are attending a conference or planning to do some business in Mauritius?
Mauritius visa on arrival:
These are processed when you arrive at the airport. Most visas issued on arrival are valid for sixty days. A few are valid for two weeks. There is no cost involved.
Mauritius transit visa:
This visa is valid for 3 days or less. You’ll be allowed to transit through Mauritius on your way to another country or you are joining a ship as a crew member.
Mauritius student visa:
To study or train at an educational establishment for a specific time.
Visa for extension of stay: If you decide to extend you stay make an application for an extension of your visa before it expires.
Regulations can change overnight. Please use this information as a guideline only and contact the Mauritius passport and immigration office nearer your departure.
Let’s look at the Mauritius visa application and make sure you comply with the documents you need for your Mauritius visa and download the correct form.
This information is provided as a general guide only.
The Mauritius Passport Office Information.
Please don’t go away before you’ve checked the following links:
Mauritius visa application
the correct forms