Tourism

Mauritius visa requirements for Malaysians

Mauritian Visa is not required for Malaysians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • For a period of 90 days, Malaysia passport holders can travel to Mauritius without the need for a visa.
  • Visitors have to possess a passport valid for at least 6 months at the time of entry into Mauritius. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • The import and export of the local currency (Mauritian Rupee) and foreign currencies which amounts exceed MUR 500,000 or equivalent in foreign currencies must be declared before entry into the country.
  • Malaysians travelling with arms and ammunition will require a Police permit, issued prior to arrival. tourists are allowed to import, without paying duties or taxes, one sporting fire-arm.
  • Citizens of Malaysia are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds to spend during their stay in Mauritius, (minimum of USD 100).
  • Confirmation of accommodation during their stay in Mauritius which could be a hotel reservation or a letter from a host already living in the country is also required.
  • Although a yellow fever vaccination certificate is not required from Malaysians on arrival in Mauritius, visitors are advised to be vaccinated against common illness before travelling to Mauritius.
  • Visitors with pets will need an import permit from the Veterinary Service of Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, obtained in advance and a sanitary certificate from Malaysia.
  • Intending visitors can get to Mauritius from any international airport in Malaysia. There are international airports in Kuala Lumpur and Penang Island.
  • Singapore Airlines, Air Mauritius, Malaysia Airlines and Air India are some of the carriers that fly from Malaysia to Mauritius.
  • The estimated flight duration from Kuala Lumpur to Port Louis, Mauritius is 9 hours, 30 minutes, and from Penang Island, it is 10 hours, 30 minutes.
  • Hinduism is the major religion in Mauritius, with about half of the entire population practising the religion. Christianity, Islam Buddhism are other religions present in the country.
  • Mauritius is a multilingual country with no official language. Citizens speak various languages ranging from English, French, Mauritian Creole, French-based Creole, and ethnic languages such as Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Urdu and Tamil or Mandarin.
  • Mauritius has a mild tropical maritime climate throughout the year. The country has two seasons, which are a warm humid summer from November to April and a relatively cool dry winter from June to September, which is the best time to travel.
  • The Mauritian Rupee is the official and only currency used in Mauritius. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Popular delicacies in Mauritius are dholl pori,  dim sum, daube de poulet and bol renverse.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $68 for daily expenses for their stay in Mauritius.
  • In Mauritius, the power plugs and sockets are of type C and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Mauritius uses Mauritius Standard Time (GMT+4). Malaysia is 4 hours ahead of Mauritius.
  • Transportation in Mauritius can be done through buses, car rentals, taxis, trains etc.
  • Tourists are advised to follow the instructions of local authorities and also monitor local news broadcasts while in the country.