Mauritius Self-Employed Visa

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

BENEFITS

  • Bring family
  • Path to Permanent Residence
  • Valid up to 10 years
  • Flexible income requirements
  • Online application
  • Tropical beaches

INTRODUCTION

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 Mauritius Speedtest

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.

FEES

$505 for application fee (plus $126 per dependent)

APPLICATION PROCESS

Apply online here.

Check if your country has visa-free entry to Mauritius here.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

All documents must be submitted in hard copy, on paper:

  • Passport
  • Visa and entry pages to Mauritius (if applying from within Mauritius)
  • Birth certificate
  • Business plan
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Medical certificate (less than six months old)
  • 1 passport photo 35 mm x 45 mm
  • Academic and professional qualifications (original or certified copies)
  • 2+ contracts and letters of intent from potential clients
  • Business registration card (if required)
  • Cancellation and no objection letter (if required)
  • Record of investment (transfer of funds from abroad) (if required)
  • Marriage certificate and/or divorce certificate (if required)
  • Copy of current occupation permit, work, or residence permit (if required)
  • Professional license (if 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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