Work in a Global Carrefour and Reside in Heaven
With its unique geographical location combined with a rich history, right in the
cradle of different cultures, Mauritius is a privileged place to live. An attractive
and thriving place for business, set with heavenly surroundings and an incomparable
art de vivre, Mauritius is called Home by the citizen of the world.
The Occupation Permit (OP) is a combined work and residence permit that allows a
non-national to reside and work in Mauritius. A non-citizen can apply for an OP
under any of the following 3 categories, namely: 1) Investor, 2) Professionals 3)
Furthermore, the Occupation Permit is granted for a maximum period of three years,
renewable thereafter subject to established criteria.
Retired non-citizen person is also eligible for a residence permit for a period
of three years, renewable thereafter.
After 3 consecutive years as an Occupation/ Residence Permit holder, non-citizens
may apply for a 10-year residence permit provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria
under their respective category.
For additional information, please consult the guidelines for Occupation Permit.