Mauritius Digital Nomad Visa

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Mauritius’ Premium Visa program stands out for its unique benefits: no application fee and no requirement to provide proof of income. This makes it an attractive option for a diverse range of digital nomads. Who wouldn’t be drawn to the opportunity to experience the island’s breathtaking beaches, lush jungles, and majestic mountains? And as an added bonus, you can indulge in the delicious Indian-inspired curry dishes that Mauritius is famous for.

Visa category

Premium Visa

What are the visa fees/charges?

No processing fee

Is there a minimum income threshold applicable for digital nomad/remote work visa?

• US$1,500 or EUR1,300 per month,
• Additional US$500 for each dependent below 24 years

Are digital nomad/remote work visa holders subject to income tax?

• Mauritian-sourced income of a Premium Visa holder (e.g. emoluments for work performed remotely in Mauritius) will be taxed on a remittance basis. That money spent in Mauritius through the use of foreign credit or debit cards will not be deemed to have been remitted to Mauritius.

• The holder of a Premium Visa will be liable to pay income tax on money brought and deposited in a bank account in Mauritius. As an additional facility, such bank deposits will not be subject to income tax if a declaration is made to the effect that the required tax has been paid thereon in his country of origin or residence.

Are digital nomad/remote work visa holders subject to social security contributions?

Is there Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) relief available in the country?


Is there an income tax requirement in the country, in general?


Is there a social security requirement in the country, in general?


Are criminal checks required for this visa?

For how long is the digital nomad/remote work visa valid?

1 year, renewable

Is the applicant bound to any work restraints/limitations?

• The applicants can not work in Mauritius labor market
• Main source of income should be from outside Mauritius

What are the standard requirements for the digital nomad/remote work visa?

• Premium Visa Application Form duly filled online
• Valid passport
• Passport sized photo
• Tickets for both sides
• Valid email address
• Proof of subsistence
• Proof of travel and health insurance covering the period of stay
• Letter of accommodation for intended period of stay: either hotel booking/ lease or rental agreement or if sponsored locally ( letter of sponsorship, proof of address, copy ID or residence permit)
• For evidence of funds: copy of recent bank statements for last 3 months and proof of monthly income
• Marriage certificate in case of taking Spouse along
• Birth certificate in case of taking children along, letter of parental consent if accompanied by only one parent

Which countries are eligible to apply for the digital nomad/ remote work visa?

Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burundi, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Congo (Brazzaville), Democratic Republic of Congo, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic (ex Czechoslovakia), Denmark, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia Republic, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea (South republic), Kuwait, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Macau SAR, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Russian Federation, Samoa (Western), San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovenia, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tchad, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, UAE, UK, USA, Vanuatu, Vatican, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Is applicant required to provide proof of employment?

Proof of remote work is required such as employment contract

Cost of living index: 41 – (81 out of 140)

Internet fixed: 27.58 Mbps Median- Feb 2023

Internet mobile: 23.15 Mbps Median – Feb 2023


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