Mauritius Retirement Visa

The Mauritius retirement visa requirements are: be aged above 50 and earn at least $ 1,500 per month. To retire in Mauritius, you can choose the Mauritius Retirement Visa or the Mauritius Premium Visa. Also known as the Mauritius Retired Permit, the Retirement Visa lasts for 10 years and costs $ 1000 to apply. The Premium Visa lasts for 1 year and is free of cost. Retired foreigners of at least 50 years, can also retire in Mauritius by buying a property exceeding USD 200,000. This will allow the retirees to live in Mauritius as long as they own the property.

Benefits of Retiring in Mauritius

Retiring in Mauritius is great for foreigners looking for a comfortable lifestyle with stunning scenery, modern conveniences, and excellent healthcare services. Tailored services in Smart Cities and specially designed areas cater to retirees, ensuring all needs are met, including medical care and recreational activities.

Mauritius Retirement Requirements

1. Mauritius Retirement Visa Requirements: To get the Mauritius retirement visa, foreigners aged above 50 should be able to show a monthly income of at least $1,500. Alternatively, foreign retirees can submit a bank statement from their country, showing $18,000. At Relocate Mauritius, our team will navigate you through the Mauritius retirement visa requirements including other required documents such as police clearance certificates. We also assist with full relocation services such as setting up a bank account, getting a local phone number, finding accommodation and settling in.

2. Premium Visa: For retirees unsure about a long-term stay, the Premium Visa offers a renewable 1 year stay for retirees. To qualify for the Mauritius Premium Visa, retirees should have a minimum monthly income of $1,500. Read more on the Premium Visa here. At Relocate Mauritius, our team will guide you through the Mauritius premium visa requirements and the application process, including accommodation and settling assistance.

3. Buy a property in Mauritius: Retirees aged 50 plus are eligible for a retirement visa upon buying a property worth more than $200,000 in a PDS project. Buying a property as a retiree is a great way to live in Mauritius permanently. It is worth mentioning that for non-retired foreigners to get permanent residence, the minimum property value should be $375,000. Get in touch with us to know more about the requirements and the different properties available.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I get a retirement visa for Mauritius?

To get a retirement visa for Mauritius, you must be at least 50 and have a minimum monthly income of  $1,500.

2. How much does it cost to retire in Mauritius?

The cost varies based on lifestyle preferences. On average, retirees may spend between USD 2,500 to USD 3,000 monthly on basic expenses like housing, food, and transportation. The retirement permit costs USD 1,000 and it requires you to show a minimum monthly income of $1,500 in your bank account. 

3. How much is a retirement permit in Mauritius?

The retirement permit in Mauritius costs USD 1,000 to apply.

4. How much money do you need to immigrate to Mauritius?

To immigrate to Mauritius on a retirement visa, foreigners will need between USD 2,500 to USD 3,000 monthly to spend on basic necessities. 

5. Can a retired non-citizen work in Mauritius?

Retired non-citizens can work remotely from Mauritius. If they wish to work for a Mauritian company, they will need an occupation permit, which can be easily switched from the retirement permit. 

6. How can I get permanent residency in Mauritius?

You can get permanent residency in Mauritius, by buying a property worth at least $375,000. This will allow you to stay in Mauritius as long as you own the property.

7. How long does it take to get a retirement visa in Mauritius?

Getting a retirement visa can take anywhere between 4 to 6 weeks to process.

8. Can retirees buy property in Mauritius?

Foreign retirees can get permanent residency in Mauritius by buying a property worth more than $200,000. However, this is a new law, that is yet to be brought into practice. Get in touch with us to know more about this property rule. 

What We Can Do For You

We are a team of immigration experts and relocation advisors in Mauritius that can help you with all aspects of the retirement visa application. Our team of dedicated professionals is well-versed in the Mauritian relocation landscape and will guide you through every step, from choosing the right visa or permit to dealing with the relevant authorities. Whether you are seeking permanent residency or a one year stay here, we are here to provide guidance and advice.

We begin by understanding your specific needs and goals, enabling us to provide personalised guidance and recommendations. We will then handle all the administrative tasks, from preparing and submitting the required documentation to liaising with the relevant authorities, freeing up your time to focus on other relocation tasks. Get in touch.