The Permanent Residence Permit Mauritius is a 20-year permit allowing foreigners to live in Mauritius with their family, subject to satisfying the necessary criteria. An Occupation Permit holder applying for a Permanent Residence Permit Mauritius will then have the right to work in Mauritius for 20 years. Here, at TBI, we work on making your move to Mauritius a hassle-free and enjoyable one. We have helped countless of foreigners move here, who are now having the best days of their life.
Investor Category: mauritius permanent residence requirements
To qualify for a Permanent Residence Permit Mauritius, an investor’s company must have achieved a gross annual income of at least MUR 15 million for the three years preceding the application. Alternatively, if you manage to generate a total sales value of MUR 45 million during the same time period, you can meet the Mauritius Permanent Residence requirements. For the investor, it is necessary to have possessed an occupation permit for the three years before making the application.
Professional Category: mauritius permanent residence requirements
If professionals have been given an occupation permit and have received a monthly salary of at least MUR 150,000 for three years before applying, they may also be able to get the Permanent Residence Permit Mauritius. This category recognises the contribution of skilled professionals to Mauritius’ economy, providing them the opportunity for long-term residency in Mauritius.
Self-Employed Category: mauritius permanent residence requirements
To qualify for a Permanent Residence Permit Mauritius, the self-employed should hold an occupation permit and generating an annual business income of at least MUR 3 million for three consecutive years before the application.
Retired Category: mauritius permanent residence requirements
Retired individuals who have held a residence permit Mauritius and have transferred at least USD 54,000 or an equal amount in easily exchangeable foreign currency during the three years preceding the application can also apply for the Mauritius Permanent Residence Permit. Check out this page to learn more about retiring in Mauritius.
Mauritius Permanent Residence Permit BY investment of USD 375, 000
Foreigners can obtain Permanent Residence Mauritius by buying a property in Mauritius of at least USD 375,000 in approved schemes. Furthermore, investors who make a minimum investment of USD 375,000 in activities related to various sectors such as agriculture, audio-visual, banking, education, green energy, tourism, and more can also benefit from the permanent residency program. This will then grant the foreigner and their family permanent residence in Mauritius as long as they own the property.
This is a different type of permit, which is not limited to 20 years.
Existing Permit Holders
Existing Permit holders who meet the criteria for the Permanent Residence Mauritius can apply for the 20-year Permanent Residency Permit, extending their residency from the existing 10-year Permanent Residence Permit.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Mauritius Permanent Residence Permit?
The Mauritius Permanent Residence Permit is a 20-year residency permit that allows foreigners to establish long-term residency in the country.
How can I get permanent residency in Mauritius?
There are 3 ways to get permanent residency in Mauritius. Firstly, buying a property in Mauritius grants you and your family permanent residency as long as you own the property. Secondly, you can fulfill the criteria of an existing permit to obtain a permanent residence permit Mauritius, which remains valid for 20 years. Lastly, investing in specific businesses identified by the Government of Mauritius can also lead to a permanent residence permit Mauritius.
Can I live permanently in Mauritius?
After 3 years on an occupation permit one can apply for a 20-year Permanent Residence Permit in Mauritius. Similarly, to become a permanent resident as a Retired permit holder, you must have held a residence permit and transferred a minimum of USD 54,000 within the three years before you apply.
Can existing Mauritius Permanent Residence Permit holders extend their residency?
Yes, existing Mauritius Permanent Residence Permit holders who meet the criteria can apply for the 20-year Permanent Residency Permit, extending their residency from the existing 10-year Mauritius Permanent Residence Permit.
What TBI Business Advisors can do for you:
- We will have a Zoom/ Teams call or email exchange to understand your requirements.
- We can assist with the finding and purchasing of property, and setting up of an entity to purchase through.
- TBI will advise on the appropriate permit or visa for coming to Mauritius.
- We will send a detailed proposal with clear costs, timeframes and explanations.
- We will assemble the documents and make the application on your behalf.
- If you need assistance with setting up companies whether as an investor or just creating a business here.
- We can assist with relocation tasks such as helping with schools, accommodation, insurance, choosing locations.
- The directors can act as Commissioner for Oaths.
- We can assist with other business advice and can bring in law firms as and when required.
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