Application for New Passport


Applicant should submit a copy of all relevant documents mentioned below (as applicable) together with the Application Form (PF 136) duly filled.

Originals of all documents should be produced for verification.

All required documents should be in either English or French language (Documents in other languages should be translated by a registered sworn translator and if same made abroad, the document to be, where applicable, apostilled or legalised or authenticated).

   (a) In all cases

  • Birth Certificate;
  • Certificate of Foreign Citizenship or Residence Permit Abroad (where applicable);
  • Certificate of Mauritius Citizenship in case applicant acquired nationality through Registration / Naturalization / Adoption (where applicable);
  • Two (2) recent identical photos (passport size) taken against a light background. For more details regarding standard of photo, click here;
  • Certificate from Police in case of loss passport (where applicable);and
  • Additional documents as applicable (see below).

   (b) Adult

  • Above mentioned documents at (a);
  • Mauritius National Identity Card;
  • Marriage Certificate (where applicable);
  • Divorce Decree (where applicable);
  • Birth Certificate of Mauritian parent (if applicant born abroad); and
  • Certificate of Foreign Citizenship of parent(s) (if applicant born abroad)


  • Married person applying for a passport on ‘Joint Name’ will be issued on the surname at birth followed by Spouse Name (without hyphen).

   (c) Minor

  • Above mentioned documents at (a);
  • Birth certificate of parents;
  • Mauritius National Identity Card of parents/guardians;
  • Passport of parent(s) (Applicable to Non-Citizen of Mauritius only);
  • Marriage Certificate of parents (where applicable);
  • Certificate of Foreign Citizenship or Residence Permit of parent(s) (where applicable);
  • Certificate of Mauritius Citizenship of parent(s) (where applicable); and
  • Judge’s Order (where applicable).

Note: Foreign Court Order, where applicable, to be apostilled or legalised or authenticated).   

(d) Person whose name has been changed abroad otherwise than by marriage

  • Above mentioned documents at (a) and (b) or (c) (where applicable);
  • Documentary evidence of change of name;
  • Amended Birth Certificate of applicant.
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