Mauritius: Property Development Scheme Investment Visa

People who purchase a residential or investment property worth at least $375,000 are eligible for Mauritius’s Property Development Scheme (PDS), which includes a 20-year Residence Permit.

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The tropical island nation of Mauritius is well-known for its striking multicolored sand dunes, beautiful nature, and outdoor activities like scuba and golf. Located off the coast of Africa and Madagascar, Mauritius has a diverse and welcoming culture combining African, Asian, Indian, and French elements.

The PDS suits both large developers and individuals buying a residence (see these detailed guidelines). Mauritius also welcomes many kinds of investors with a wide range of schemes, some granting a Residence Permit, tax advantages, or other incentives. 

Internet Speed

Fixed broadband: 20.32 Mbps download/10.89 Mbps upload

Mobile: 25.14 Mbps download/11.09 Mbps upload

Cost of living

No. 52 globally

Financial Requirements

Investment options start at $375,000.



Application Process

Most countries don’t need a visa to enter Mauritius. If your country has visa-free entry, you can apply for the Residence Permit and PDS from within Mauritius after buying a property. 

Attaining the PDS is a complicated process that can include property purchase, site visits, development planning, permitting, and coordination with local authorities. 

In general, the application steps are:

Documents Required

Personal documents required for Residence Permit (for individuals):

For the PDS:

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