Application Guide

You can collect the Passport Application Form (PF136), either at:

  • The Passport & Immigration Main Office or Sub offices or
  • Any Police Station in Mauritius, or
  • The nearest Mauritius Embassy/Consulate Office, (in case you are abroad), or
  • Download the Form click here ; For Editable Version – click here

FILLING THE FORM

Before filling the form, kindly follow the “NOTES” on the front page of the form.

Complete all relevant sections of the Form in CAPITAL LETTERS with a BLACK ink pen.

Consent of parents / Legal guardian at section (4A)  and Certification of Consent at Section (4B)

  • Where applicant is a minor (under 18 years), both parents (where applicable) should sign in presence of a police officer in a police station or at the Passport and Immigration Office

If parent(s) is/are abroad, consent may be given in the presence of:-

  • Either a Police Officer in a police station ,
  • An Official of a Mauritius Embassy/ Consulate,
  • A Notary or a Solicitor, from the country of residence of the applicant.

Where certification of consent of parent(s) could not be done as per above

  • Parents(s) should sign at section (4A),
  • Parent(s) should give consent in form of a letter sent to the Passport and Immigration Office by registered post authorizing his/her Child to be issued with a Mauritius Passport,
  • Letter should include exact name(s) of parent(s) and applicant as documents submitted,
  • Signature(s) of parent(s) must be similar as section (4A) of application form and documents submitted.

Police Certificate at Section (5)

  • Please refer to Notes 4 on the Application Form
  • Section 5 is not applicable if applicant is abroad.

Specimen Signature at Section (7)

  • Specimen signature or right thumbprint of applicant to be shown on the passport should be done with a bold black ink pen of size 0.6 mm, within the inner line of the box.  An example as hereunder:-

Declaration of Applicant at Section (8)

  • It is mandatory for applicant to sign or affix his/her right thumb print on the application form at section (8).
  • For Minor– Either parent or Legal guardian should sign the declaration at section (8) of the application form.

You can collect the Passport Renewal Form (PF136A), either at:

  • The Passport & Immigration Main Office or Sub offices or
  • Any Police Station in Mauritius, or
  • The nearest Mauritius Embassy/Consulate Office, (in case you are abroad), or
  • Download the Form click here ; For Editable Version – click here

FILLING THE FORM

Before filling the form, kindly follow the “NOTES” on the front page of the form.

Complete all relevant sections of the Form in CAPITAL LETTERS with a BLACK ink pen.

Specimen Signature at Section (5)

  • Specimen signature or right thumbprint of applicant to be shown on the passport should be done with a bold black ink pen of size 0.6 mm, within the inner line of the box.  An example as hereunder:-

Consent of parents / Legal guardian at section (6A)  and Certification of Consent at Section (6B)

  • Where applicant is a minor (under 18 years), both parents (where applicable) should sign in presence of a police officer in a police station or at the Passport and Immigration Office

If parent(s) is/are abroad, consent may be given in the presence of:-

  • either a Police Officer in a police station ,
  • an Official of a Mauritius Embassy/ Consulate,
  • a Notary or a Solicitor, from the country of residence of the applicant.

Where certification of consent of parent(s) could not be done as per above

  • Parents(s) should sign at section (6A),
  • Parent(s) should give consent in form of a letter sent to the Passport and Immigration Office by registered post authorizing his/her Child to be issued with a Mauritius Passport,
  • Letter should include exact name(s) of parent(s) and applicant as documents submitted,
  • Signature(s) of parent(s) must be similar as section (6A) of application form and documents submitted.

Declaration of Applicant at Section (7)

  • It is mandatory for applicant to sign or affix his/her right thumb print on the application form at section (7).
  • For Minor– Either parent or Legal guardian should sign the declaration at section (7) of the application form.

Useful Information

All Citizens of Mauritius, either by

  • Birth,
  • Descent,
  • Adoption,
  • Registration or Naturalization                       

are eligible for a Mauritius Passport, provided that they satisfy all conditions as prescribed by law.

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Application for a Mauritius Passport – FEES YOU WOULD BE REQUIRED TO PAY

 New Passport

  • Adult & Young Person  –   Rs 700
  • Minor (of age below 16 years)   –   Rs 400
  • Senior Citizen ( of age 55 years and above)   –   Rs 400
  • Disable person (To produce a certificate from the Ministry of Social Security)   –   Rs 400

Endorsement of a passport                                                                          Rs 100

Certificate of Identity / Travel Document                                                      Rs 300

New Passport in replacement of a valid Loss/Damage Passport

  • First loss/damage  –  Rs 5000                  
  • Second loss/damage  –  Rs 15000
  • On every subsequent loss / damage : An additional and cumulative fee of  –   Rs 15000

The photos must be

  • Identical;
  • Recent (taken within the last six month);
  • 35-40 millimetres (mm) wide x 45-50 millimetres (mm) high. (please do not trim your photos to meet this condition);
  • Taken against a light background so that your features are clearly distinguishable against the background;
  • Printed on low-gloss, plain white photo-quality paper (with no watermarks, embossing or printing on the back);
  • Undamaged, for example, by creases from paperclips;
  • Of you on your own (no toys, dummies or other people visible);
  • A close-up of your head and shoulders so that your head, from the bottom of your chin to your crown is between 25mm and 34mm high; and clear of writing on the front and back.

The photos must also:

  • Be in sharp focus and clear;
  • Have a strong definition between the face and background; and
  • Be printed professionally. Photos printed at home are not likely to be of an acceptable quality

The photos must show

  • No shadows;
  • You facing forwards, looking straight towards the camera;
  • A neutral expression, with your mouth closed;
  • Your eyes open and clearly visible (with no sunglasses or heavily tinted glasses, and no hair across your eyes);
  • No reflection or glare on your glasses, and the frames should not cover your eyes (you may find it easier to remove your glasses);
  • Your full head, without any head covering, unless it is worn for religious beliefs or medical reasons;
  • Nothing covering your face. Please make sure nothing covers the outline of your eyes, nose or mouth.

Photos of children 5 years and under

The above-mentioned Standards for Passport Photos apply to photos of babies and young children too.

The key ones are:

  • The baby or child should be against a light background so that their features are clearly distinguishable against the background.
  • The baby or child should be on its own (no toys, dummies or other people visible).
  • The full face should be seen.
  • Both eyes should be open.

APPLICATION FOR A MAURITIUS PASSPORT

PASSPORT AND IMMIGRATION MAIN OFFICE

Processing of Application for Passport

  • Weekdays 08 45 Hrs – 16 00 Hrs and
  • Saturday 08 45 Hrs – 12 00 Hrs

Cashier’s Office

  • Weekdays 09 00 Hrs – 14 30 Hrs
  • Saturday 09 00 Hrs – 11 30 Hrs

Delivery of Passports

  • Weekdays 08 45 Hrs – 16 00 Hrs
  • Saturday 08 45 Hrs – 12 00 Hrs

PIO SUB OFFICE AT POLICE DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS (Weekdays Only)

Processing of Application for Passport 

  • 08 45 Hrs – 12 00 Hrs
  • 12 45 Hrs – 16 00 Hrs

Cashier’s Office

  • 09 00 Hrs – 12 00 Hrs 
  • 12 45 Hrs – 14 30 Hrs

Delivery of Passports

  • 14 30 Hrs – 16 00 Hrs