Mauritius Digital Nomad Visa

The Mauritius Digital Nomad Visa is for travelers, digital nomads, retirees and other professionals who intend to stay in Mauritius for up to a year but exceeding 180 days in a calendar year. Also known as the Mauritius Premium Visa, it can then be renewed for another year.
Since this visa is free, foreigners can apply for the Mauritius Premium Visa to try out life there and see if it fits their lifestyle and preferences. They can then choose to stay longer with a residence permit or occupation permit. Mauritius also has options for residence by investment.

TBI Mauritius is an immigration consultant and relocation advisor in Mauritius, offering relocation services for over 10 years. They have a full relocation package, customisable according to your needs. TBI assists with unbiased guidance and advice, permits application, real estate investment, settling in assistance, company set-up, and various other relocation services. Contact TBI here

Who is the Mauritius Digital Nomad Visa for?

The Mauritius Digital Nomad Visa​ is unlike the other visas that Mauritius offers, namely: Tourist Visa, Business Visa and Medical Visa. Currently a tourist can stay in Mauritius for 3-6 months depending on where they are from and there are many limitations in what they can do here.

The Mauritius Digital Nomad Visa​ is available to:

  • Tourists who had planned to retire and immigrate to Mauritius before the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Retirees
  • Investors and professionals who wish to come with their family and work remotely from Mauritius.
  • Visitors who have children studying in Mauritius

What are the requirements for the Mauritius Digital Nomad Visa​?

In order to qualify for the visa, applicants need to show proof of:

  • Long stay accommodation
  • Return flight tickets
  • Sufficient travel and health insurance
  • A minimum monthly income of $1500 (extra is required for child dependents)

At the same time, the following criteria must be met:

  • Applicants must not enter the Mauritius Labour Market
  • The main place of business and/or source of income and profits should be outside of Mauritius
  • Have documentary evidence to support the application (purpose of visit, accommodation)

How to apply for the Mauritius Digital Nomad Visa​?

Application for a Mauritius Digital Nomad Visa​ can take anywhere between days to weeks, from submission to approval. The process is online, and there are no processing fees. However, the whole process, from submitting the right documents to finding the right location to move to, can be daunting to foreign citizens. Whether you want to come for a few months to test the waters or move here for 1 year as a digital nomad, TBI Mauritius can assist with finding the plan that best suits your needs.