Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Test required.
Quarantine required. Vaccinated are exempted from quarantine. Find more details on official websites.

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What is the COVID situation in Mauritius?

+929 New COVID cases in Mauritius
0 New COVID deaths in Mauritius
% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 23, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 12 October 2021

Basic facts about Mauritius

Mauritius is a country located in Eastern Africa. The capital of Mauritius is Port Louis and the most spoken language is English. The national currency in Mauritius is Mauritian rupee (MUR).

What taxi apps are available in Mauritius?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Mauritius. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Mauritian rupee (MUR)Official currency
1 EUR~46.32 MUR
1 USD~43.4 MUR

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks:, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Mauritius?

There are 2 common plug types used in Mauritius:

Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type G 230 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Mauritius?

Currently, citizens of 114 countries can enter Mauritius without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival. Please note that you may be needed to get an electronic visa before arriving.

What are visa requirements to enter Mauritius?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Mauritius.

Data last reviewed on: 12 October 2021

Is it safe in Mauritius?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On April 18, 2022, the risk level for Mauritius was changed to Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions.

Emergency phones in Mauritius

112 Police
115 Ambulance
115 Fire police

How much tobacco and alcohol can you bring to Mauritius?

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.


  • 2L of spirits and 6L of wine, ale or beer, or
  • 5L of spirits, or
  • 10L of wine, ale or beer


  • 250 grams of tobacco

Data last reviewed on: 12 October 2021

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