Covid-19 – Extension of Visas & grant of permission to stay Residence Permits/Occupation Permits Holders


Taking into consideration of the resurgence of the COVID 19 cases in Mauritius, the Government has decided that foreigners whose visas and Residence Permits/ Occupation permits are expiring during the period ending 31 March 2021 and who are not being able to leave the country, be exceptionally granted an extension of their visas and permission of stay respectively until 31st May 2021 or upon upliftment of the restrictions whichever is the earliest.

The Passport and Immigration Office wishes to inform that foreigners in this situation will not be considered as illegal and should NOT call in person at the Passport and Immigration Office until the lifting of the restrictions.

Once same is over, those concerned should contact the Passport and Immigration Office on the following telephone No 2602073, 2109418, 2602206 or by email on or by using the Electronic Queue Management System (EQMS) – “moRendez-Vous” application for an appointment.

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