Mauritius Practical Information

Any traveller wishing to visit Mauritius for a stay of less than 3 months must be provided with their passport valid for more than 6 months.

A visa may be required depending on your country of origin.

For more information on how to obtain visas and the documents to provide, please contact the Mauritian representation closest to your place of residence.

No compulsory vaccination.

Note:A Yellow Fever vaccination is required from those coming from countries with risk of Yellow Fever transmission. The international vaccination certificate can be requested upon arrival at the airport.

Following the global pandemic, Covid measures and tests can be applied from your country of origin and in your country of destination. Please consult your Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Health.

Driving License

Local and international driving licenses are required.

Jet lag

Mauritius Standard Time is 4 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+4).

Mauritius uses the Mauritian Rupee (MUR).
1 Euro (€) = 46.81 MUR
1 dollar (USD) = 39.75 MUR


230 Volts; 50 Hz

Depending on your country of origin, it is recommended to travel with an adapter. More info here.

The Mauritian Constitution makes no mention of an official language and its one million citizens speak English, French, Mauritian Creole, French-based Creole, and ethnic languages such as Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Urdu, Tamil or Mandarin.

Mauritius Gallery

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