Mauritius Occupation Permit

Mauritius Occupation Permit, an island situated in the Indian Ocean, is a highly attractive destination for foreign investment owing to its sustained economic expansion and hospitable business climate. Through real estate investment, foreign nationals can secure comprehensive residence rights with the Mauritius Occupation Permit program, affording them the opportunity to reside, work, and retire in Mauritius.

Mauritius Occupation Permit

Mauritius Occupation Permit allows individuals to reside and work in Mauritius under categories like Investor, Professional, Self-Employed, and Retired. Mauritius Occupation Permit Program grants residency for a specified period, offering benefits like tax incentives and business opportunities.

  • Population: Around 1.3 million inhabitants
  • Languages: English, French, Mauritian Creole
  • Economy: Diverse economy with key sectors including tourism, textiles, sugar, and financial services
  • Currency: Mauritian Rupee (MUR)
  • Visa-Free Travel: 146 countries.

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Mauritius Occupation Permit Advantage

  • Right to Live, Work, and Retire in Mauritius.
  • Dependent Inclusion: Ability to include common-law partners of the
    opposite sex, parents, and dependent children.
  • Work Permission: Permission to work in Mauritius without applying
    for a Mauritius Occupation Permit or Work Permit.
  • Generous Tax System: Opportunities for tax optimization within a
    generous tax system.
  • Safe and Secure Environment
  • Access to High-Level Education Institutions


  • Financial Guarantee: A bank guarantee or undertaking by the
    employer (depends on the investment type).
  • Medical Certificate: A medical certificate issued by a doctor in
    Mauritius, along with required test reports.
  • Language of Documents: Provide all required documents in English
    or French (or authorized translated copy).
  • Qualifying Investment: Make a qualifying investment where applicable.

Process (2-6 months)

  • Property Selection: Select property in Greece and sign Power of Attorney.
  • Property Purchase: Complete the property purchase process.
  • Application Submission: Book submission date in Greece for application.
  • Application Process: Lawyer submits application documents and obtains temporary residence permit (TRC) valid for 1 year.
  • Biometrics Submission: Applicant and dependents must visit Greece to
    submit biometrics within the validation period of TRC.
  • Approval: Residence permit approval is typically granted within
    2 months.
  • Renewal: Residence permit may be renewed every 5 years, provided the
    investment is still held.

Mauritius Occupation Permit Categories:

  1. Investor:
    • Normal: Invest a minimum of USD 50,000 from abroad in the bank account of the company in Mauritius.
    • Net Asset Value: Invest a minimum net asset value of at least USD
      50,000 for existing/inherited businesses, having achieved a cumulative turnover of approximately USD 263,000 over the 3 years preceding the application.
    • High-Technology: Invest at least USD 50,000 in high-tech machinery and equipment with a minimum transfer of at least USD 25,000 from abroad into the company’s Mauritian bank account, as part of a business activity that generates cumulative turnover in Mauritius, subject to certain conditions.
    • Innovative Start-Up: No investment criteria, aimed at encouraging
      investments in innovative start-ups engaged in research and
      development (R&D) across various sectors.
  2. Professionals: Be employed in Mauritius by a multinational or a local
    company with a monthly basic salary of at least USD 700.
  3. Self-Employed: Non-citizen, registered with the Registrar of Businesses
    as a one-person company, minimum initial transfer of USD 35,000 to a
    local Mauritian bank account.
  4. Retired Non-Citizen: Non-citizens aged 50 years or above must make
    an initial transfer of at least USD 1,500 per month to a local bank
    account in Mauritius. Following the initial transfer, they must continue
    to transfer at least USD 1,500 per month or a total of at least USD
    18,000 per year throughout the 10 years’ validity of the residence permit.

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