VISA MAURITIUS

How to expatriate to Mauritius with peace of mind?

For years Westimmo has been positioning itself not only as a real estate agency but also and above all as your guide in Mauritius.

Settling in Mauritiusbecomes simple when you are well accompanied. The administrative procedures, as in all countries of the world, require rigor and knowledge of the functioning of local organizations.

Obtaining a visa will be essential in order to reside, work, enroll children in school and much more.

It is necessary to understand visas in Mauritius to be able to choose the one that suits your profile.

That why, before the rest, we would like to clarify the different types of visas/permits in Mauritius:

  1. Permit Investor – Occupation Permit Investor
  2. Permit Self-employed – OccupationPermit SelfEmployed
  3. Permit Professional – Occupation Permit Professional
  4. Permit Retired – Occupation Permit Retired non-citizen
  5. Permit Real Estate Investor – Resident Permit Permanent
  6. Permit Dependent – Dependent of RP or OP Holder
  7. Visa Premium – Premium Visa

How to WORK in Mauritius ?

Working in Mauritius as a foreigner is not very complicated but the application for your permit must be done properly from the start. A well-constructed and well-presented file to the authorities requires rigor and a perfect knowledge of all the tricks. Westimmo offers you a complete and personalized support in order to put all the chances on your side.

To be able to work in Mauritius you have 3 types of permits:

  1. Permit Investor – Occupation Permit Investor
  2. Permit Independent – OccupationPermit SelfEmployed
  3. Permit Professional – Occupation Permit Professional

INVESTOR PERMIT – OPI

Occupation Permit Investor

From

1890 €
  • You have created a company in Mauritius or will create one? (domestic or GBC)
  • Would you like to work for this company?
  • Do you have funds to invest ($50k)?
  • You want to hire in Mauritius?

Before taking the plunge, we advise you to take a good look at the taxes and requirements for setting up a business in Mauritius.

Duration: 10 years

It is necessary to justify a transfer of 50 000$ and to realize a turnover of 4 million rupees from the 3rd year.

This permit is issued in your own name and for one person only. It entitles the family to a Dependent’s Permit: spouse, children, parents.

INDEPENDENT PERMIT

Occupation Permit Self Employed

From

1890 €
  • You have a business as an auto-entrepreneur or freelancer abroad?
  • You have never been an auto-entrepreneur and you want to start in Mauritius?
  • You are in the IT sector, consultant, trainer, in digital marketing, web developer or any other services?
  • You don’t want to hire and work on your own from Mauritius?
  • You wish to have Mauritian or international customers?

Duration: 10 years

It is often used as part of an individual business activityand work on its own account. It is necessary to justify a transfer of 35 000$ and to realize a turnover of 600 000 Rs/year.

This permit is issued in your own name and for one person only. It entitles the family to a Dependent’s Permit: spouse, children, parents.

PERMIT PROFESSIONAL – OPP

Occupation Permit Professional

From

1690 €
  • You have found a job in a company in Mauritius?
  • This job pays Rs 60,000/monthor Rs 30,000/month for the IT sector?
  • You have the qualifications and diplomas related to this position

Duration : 3 years and 10 years under conditions

Your OP will be attached to your company. The company makes the arrangements on behalf of the employee.

This permit is issued in your own name and for one person only. It entitles the family to a Dependent’s Permit: spouse, children, parents.

How to WORK in Mauritius ?

Working in Mauritius as a foreigner is not very complicated but the application for your permit must be done properly from the start. A well-constructed and well-presented file to the authorities requires rigor and a perfect knowledge of all the tricks. Westimmo offers you a complete and personalized support in order to put all the chances on your side.

To be able to work in Mauritius you have 3 types of permits:
– Permit Investor – Occupation Permit Investor
– Permit Independent – Occupation Permit Self Employed
– Permit Professional – Occupation Permit Professional

 

PERMIT INVESTOR

Occupation Permit Investor

From

1890 €
  • You have created a company in Mauritius or will create one? (domestic or GBC)
  • Would you like to work for this company?
  • Do you have funds to invest ($50k)?
  • You want to hire in Mauritius?

Before taking the plunge, we advise you to take a good look at the taxes and requirements for setting up a business in Mauritius.

Duration: 10 years

It is necessary to justify a transfer of 50 000$ and to realize a turnover of 4 million rupees from the 3rd year.

This permit is issued in your own name and for one person only. It entitles the family to a Dependent’s Permit: spouse, children, parents.

INDEPENDENT PERMIT

Occupation Permit Self Employed

From

1890 €
  • You have a business as an auto-entrepreneur or freelancer abroad?
  • You have never been an auto-entrepreneur and you want to start in Mauritius?
  • You are in the IT sector, consultant, trainer, in digital marketing, web developer or any other services?
  • You don’t want to hire and work on your own from Mauritius?
  • You wish to have Mauritian or international customers?

Duration: 10 years

It is often used as part of an individual business activityand work on its own account. It is necessary to justify a transfer of 35 000$ and to realize a turnover of 600 000 Rs/year.

This permit is issued in your own name and for one person only. It entitles the family to a Dependent’s Permit: spouse, children, parents.

PERMIT PROFESSIONAL

Occupation Permit Professional

From

1690 €
  • You have found a job in a company in Mauritius?
  • This job pays Rs 60,000/monthor Rs 30,000/month for the IT sector?
  • You have the qualifications and diplomas related to this position

Duration : 3 years and 10 years under conditions

Your OP will be attached to your company. The company makes the arrangements on behalf of the employee.

This permit is issued in your own name and for one person only. It entitles the family to a Dependent’s Permit: spouse, children, parents.

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How to become a RESIDENT in Mauritius?

Known in the world for its mild climate all year round and for its heavenly beaches, Mauritius offers a quality of life different from many other countries. You have funds and you want to enjoy without working? This is possible if you meet certain criteria.
Westimmo will accompany and guide you throughout your expatriation.

To become a resident in Mauritius you have 2 types of permits:
4. Permit Retired – Occupation Permit Retired non-citizen
5. Permit Real Estate Investor – Resident Permit Permanent

PERMIT RETIRED

Occupation Permit Retired non-citizen

From

1190 €
  • Are you50 yearsor more?
  • You are retired and do not wish to have any economic activity in Mauritius?
  • You like the sun and the beach
  • Do you have a monthly income of at least $1500?

Duration: 10 years

To qualify for the RETIRED permit, you must be at least 50 years old.

It will be necessary to justify $1500 each month in a Mauritian bank account or an annual transfer of $18,000.

It opens the right to the Dependent’s Permit to the family: spouse, children under 24 years old.

PERMIT REAL ESTATE INVESTOR

Resident Permit Permanent

From

FREE

Duration: As long as you have a property title

To do so, you must invest in a real estate property of a minimum amount of $375,000in the residences and programs accessible to foreigners.

This permit is given in your own name or to the couple. Children under the age of 24 may be attached.

By buying your property with Westimmo real estate agency, you benefit not only from advice in the choice of your future property but also from a personalized accompaniment in all the necessary steps.

How to LIVE in Mauritius ? Small bonus!

To be able to live in Mauritius you have 2 other types of permits:

  1. Permit Dependent – Dependent of RP or OP Holder
  2. Visa Premium – Premium Visa

PERMIT DEPENDENT

Dependent of Resident Permit or Occupation Permit Holder

From

150 € / pers
  • Has your wife, husband or parent obtainedan Occupation Permit or Resident Permit?

Duration: Attached to a resident permit

This permit is issued to close family members: spouse, children under 24 and parents (father and mother).

Recently, addicts have the right to work, but only if they obtain one of the different work permits.

VISA PREMIUM – New in 2021

From

420 €

Premium Visa (1 year tourist visa/Digital Nomad)

  • You want to come to Mauritius for 1 year?
  • Family or solo? You also want to enroll your children in school in Mauritius?
  • You are going to telework from Mauritiusand are therefore not going to enter the job market in Mauritius?
  • You do not wish to be a tax resident in Mauritius?
  • Are you a Digital Nomad or do you want a life like one?

Duration : 1 year

This permit is given on your own name.

Westimmo offers you this service as long as you rent your home through the agency.

 

How to become a RESIDENT in Mauritius?

Known in the world for its mild climate all year round and for its heavenly beaches, Mauritius offers a quality of life different from many other countries. You have funds and you want to enjoy without working? This is possible if you meet certain criteria.
Westimmo will accompany and guide you throughout your expatriation.

To become a resident in Mauritius you have 2 types of permits:
– Permit Retired – Occupation Permit Retired non-citizen
– Permit Real Estate Investor – Resident Permit Permanent

PERMIT RETIRED

Occupation Permit Retired non-citizen

From

1190 €
  • Are you50 yearsor more?
  • You are retired and do not wish to have any economic activity in Mauritius?
  • You like the sun and the beach
  • Do you have a monthly income of at least $1500?

Duration: 10 years

To qualify for the RETIRED permit, you must be at least 50 years old.

It will be necessary to justify $1500 each month in a Mauritian bank account or an annual transfer of $18,000.

It opens the right to the Dependent’s Permit to the family: spouse, children under 24 years old.

PERMIT REAL ESTATE INVESTOR

Resident Permit Permanent

FREE

Duration: As long as you have a property title

To do so, you must invest in a real estate property of a minimum amount of $375,000in the residences and programs accessible to foreigners.

This permit is given in your own name or to the couple. Children under the age of 24 may be attached.

By buying your property with Westimmo real estate agency, you benefit not only from advice in the choice of your future property but also from a personalized accompaniment in all the necessary steps.

How to LIVE in Mauritius ? Small bonus!

To be able to live in Mauritius you have 2 other types of permits:
– Permit Dépendent – Dependent of RP or OP Holder
– Visa Premium – Premium Visa

PERMIT DEPENDENT

Dependent of Resident Permit or Occupation Permit Holder

From

150 € / pers
  • Has your wife, husband or parent obtainedan Occupation Permit or Resident Permit?

Duration: Attached to a resident permit

This permit is issued to close family members: spouse, children under 24 and parents (father and mother).

Recently, addicts have the right to work, but only if they obtain one of the different work permits.

VISA PREMIUM – New in 2021

From

420 €

Premium Visa (1 year tourist visa/Digital Nomad)

  • You want to come to Mauritius for 1 year?
  • Family or solo? You also want to enroll your children in school in Mauritius?
  • You are going to telework from Mauritiusand are therefore not going to enter the job market in Mauritius?
  • You do not wish to be a tax resident in Mauritius?
  • Are you a Digital Nomad or do you want a life like one?

Duration : 1 year

This permit is given on your own name.

Westimmo offers you this service as long as you rent your home through the agency.