Professional permit2024-06-13T15:03:43+02:00

Making it easier to welcome
your foreign employees
in Mauritius

  • Getting rid of red tape

  • Ensuring a smooth transition for them

  • Focusing on their professional integration

Join Marie, Pierre and our 1,500+ expatriates

Your company is looking to…

  • Recruit international employees

  • Guarantee a good installation for your foreigner employees

  • Ensure good integration for new arrivals

  • Get rid of formalities

We have all the solutions for you

Obtaining your employee’s Professional Permit

To obtain a work permit for your foreign employee

  • Offer a minimum salary of 30 000Rs/month

  • Request skills and (mandatory) diplomas needed by the job description

  • Government fees according to contract duration (2 years = $400 / 3 years = $500 / 5 years = $800 / 10 years = $1,000)

Your step-by-step road to independence

1

Initial assessment during a discovery call

2

Approval of the quote online

3

Coordination with your agent for your installation

4

Post-installation monitoring and access to our expat group

Words from an expatriate in Mauritius

  • For my first expatriation, I chose to be accompanied.

    I think that it is important to be well informed and well accompanied. This avoids unpleasant surprises, misunderstandings and waste of time.

    SmartTraveller, for me, was a great solution. Not only on the administrative side, but also for everything related to daily life on site: accommodation, regions, schools, telephone cards.

    I found that it made my arrival and installation much easier!

    Amandine

    Occupation permit

What if you were next?

Our tailor-made offers for foreign employees

Essential Pack - Occupation Permit

680
  • Administrative procedures for the Occupation Permit
  • Connecting you with our partners: housing, moving, insurance, lawyer, accountant, tax specialist 
  • Tips and tricks (list of schools, car rentals, emergency numbers and more) 
  • Your dedicated SmartTraveller agent 
  • Bonus: expatriation guide included (value: €149)

Family Pack - Occupation Permit

1 080
  • The essential pack for you 
  • Visas for your dependents (spouse, children or parents) 
  • Go in peace! 
  • For a dependent visa only, the fee is €980

*Excluding government fees 2 years: $400, 3 years: $500, 5 years: $800, 10 years: $1000

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You are not the first
to have asked yourself these questions.

What happens if the contract with the company ends?2023-11-03T11:33:11+01:00

Your Professional Permit will be canceled. You will have 30 days to leave the territory or regularize your situation (permit switch). If you are looking for work, you can obtain a 6-month exemption from the Mauritian authorities allowing you to stay in the country while you find new employment.

Can I find work while I’m already in Mauritius?2023-11-03T11:32:27+01:00

Yes. You will need to be under a valid visa (tourist or other) until the end of your Professional Permit procedures.

How to find a job in Mauritius?2024-03-13T08:44:12+01:00

You can apply through recruitment agencies ( meetyourjob.com, careerhub.mu) or respond to offers published on LinkedIn.

Can I work for several employers with my Professional Permit?2023-11-03T11:29:47+01:00

No ! 1 Occupation Permit = 1 employer. Your Professional Permit is linked to your Mauritian Employer.

Is a Professional Permit renewable?2023-11-03T11:28:54+01:00

Yes, it is renewable from the moment your employment contract with the company is renewed. The renewal procedure is the same as obtaining a new permit.

Does the Professional Permit allow my family to join me?2023-10-23T20:43:27+02:00

Yes, your family can be attached under a Dependent Visa (spouse, children and parents).

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