Mauritius Digital Nomad Visa – How to apply?

Digital Nomad Visa in Mauritius

If you are thinking of spending a season working remotely on an island, with a beautiful blue sea, surrounded by the best beaches and tropical green lagoons. The island of Mauritius and its Digital Nomad visa can be an excellent opportunity.

Mauritius launched the “Mauritius Premium Visa” program for digital nomads who are looking to work remotely from the island. In this way, they join countries such as Dubai, Bermuda, and Panama among others that offer this type of visa for digital nomads.

How to apply for the digital nomad residence permit in Mauritius?

What is the digital nomad visa for Mauritius?

It is a permit that allows applicants to stay legally for a period exceeding 180 days in Mauritius and for up to one year with the possibility of an extension.


What are the requirements to apply?

The requirements to apply for the visa in Mauritius are:

  • Be over 18 years of age.
  • Not to enter the labor market in Mauritius.
  • Valid passport.
  • Demonstrate that you work for a company coming from a country outside Mauritius and you can work regardless of location, or you are self-employed and work for clients outside the territory of the island.
  • Income over 1,500 USD per month or 3,000 USD if applying as a couple, plus 500 USD for each dependent.
  • Have medical insurance that covers the entire stay in Mauritius.


How to apply for the visa in Mauritius?

To apply for a visa for digital nomads in Mauritius it is necessary to follow the following steps:

  • Gather all the documentation required by the authorities (passport, proof of income, proof of medical insurance, flight ticket and return flight reservation, copy of marriage certificate, etc).
  • Enter the “Premium Visa” program website.
  • Complete the form and attach the requested documentation.
  • Wait for approval, which should take 48 hours from the submission of the documentation.


How long does the visa for digital nomads in Mauritius last?

The visa for digital nomads in Mauritius has a duration of up to 12 months with the possibility of an extension for the same period.


How long does the application process take?

According to the program’s website, the response to the application process for the digital nomad visa in Mauritius should take up to 48 hours from the time the documentation is submitted.


What is the cost of the visa?

The application process is completely online and free of charge.


What are the benefits of the Digital Nomad Visa in Mauritius?

  • Right to reside legally in Mauritius for the duration of the visa.
  • Right to reside with your spouse and dependent children for the duration of the visa.
  • You can apply 100% online.
  • You will be able to enjoy a country full of beautiful beaches and incredible landscapes.


Where do digital nomads live in Mauritius?

  • Moka
  • Port Louis
  • Quatre Bornes