The services of the Board of Investment and the Passport and Immigration Office are free of charge.
Foreigners only pay the permit fees to the Government of Mauritius.
Please beware of fraudulous individuals posing as consultants.

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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) Self Employed

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.

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Occupation/Residence Permit

New Guidelines (Feb 2017)

New Application fees

Policies

Communicate from Ministry of Tourism and External Communications

Indicative list of scarcity areas in the Medical Field in Mauritius

Application Forms

Investor

Professional

Self Employed

Retired non-citizen

Checklists

Investor

Professional

Self Employed

Retired non-citizen

Dependents

Acquisition of Property

Guidelines

Application form

Permanent Residence Permit

Guidelines

Application form

Contact Us

Board of Investment /
Passport and Immigration Office
4th Floor, Sterling House,
Lislet Geoffroy Street,
Port Louis, Mauritius

Tel: (230) 203 3813
Fax: (230) 208 8160
Email: op@investmauritius.com