Mauritius: Occupation Permit (Remote Work Visa)

An Occupation Permit allows self-employed people and freelancers to move to Mauritius.



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.

This visa suits self-employed people and freelancers, not remote workers employed by companies outside of Mauritius.

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

$35,000 deposited into a bank in Mauritius upon application.

To keep the Occupation Permit, the business must earn $20,214 annually by the 3rd year. 


Application Process

Apply online.

People from some countries can also enter Mauritius visa free or on a tourist visa and apply for an Occupation Permit from within the country.

Documents Required

Documents must be in English or French. If they are in another language, they should be submitted with a certified translation. Other documents may be required. 

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