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Documents to be Submitted for Visa application


The following documents should be submitted on Application for a Visa to enter Mauritius

» Visa Application Form duly filled and signed by applicant. click here
» Two recent passport-size photos of the applicant.

» Photocopy of the data pages of applicant’s passport.

» A copy of the Residence Permit. (Applicable for applicants not residing in their country of origin). Same to be valid for at least three months after proposed date of departure from Mauritius.

» In case of business visa, applicant should also submit a letter from local sponsor/company.

Immigration Requirements/Conditions to be fulfilled for considering the grant of visa:

    Applicant should:-

  »   Hold a valid Passport or other recognized travel document, where expiry date is beyond the date of stay.

  »  Hold a valid return or onward passage tickets to his/her country of origin or residence.

  »  Have sufficient funds to meet the cost of stay (a minimum of 100 U.S Dollars per night to stay in Mauritius).

  »  Have a confirmed booking for accommodation in Mauritius. If sponsored by a Mauritian citizen, latter to submit:-

      (a) A Letter of Sponsorship stating:

        (i) name, address,

        (ii) Telephone number,

        (iii) profession of the sponsor and

        (iv) relationship with the applicant,

      (b) National Identity Card,

      (c) A Utility Bill.

  »  Be eligible to re-enter their country of origin or residence.

  »  Do not engage in any gainful activities without a valid work permit


» Application should be made on the prescribed form “Application for a Visa for Mauritius ". Click Here
» An average of five working days is required for the processing of an application for a visa after all documents have been submitted.

» A visa does not guarantee admission into Mauritius. The final decision to admit a passenger rests with the Immigration Officer after examination at the point of entry in Mauritius.

» Applicants should wait for the outcome of their application before undertaking any travel to Mauritius.

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