Mauritius COVID-19 Entry Requirements



Entry to Mauritius is partially allowed at the moment, however, all arriving passengers are subject to specific requirements by the government.

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Mauritius travel restrictions covid-19

  • All arriving passengers must hold a certificate of a negative COVID‑19 PCR test administered between 5 and 7 days prior to the date of boarding at the last point of embarkation.
  • Arriving passengers will have to undergo a COVID‑19 PCR test on the day of arrival at the airport and after 7 and 14 days.

If they test positive for COVID‑19, they will be transferred to a public medical institution for treatment. A printed COVID‑19 PCR test certificate is preferred and must be presented at the health counter on arrival.


  • Incoming passengers to Mauritius must download and fill their Public Health Covid‑19 Passenger Health Self‑Declaration Form and Passenger Locator Form which must be handed over to the Ministry of Health and Wellness counters upon their arrival.
  • Passengers must hold a travel package including accommodation, on a full board basis, at a designated hotel for a mandatory 14‑day in‑room quarantine. Passengers must hold proof of purchase and the travel package has to be booked from the MTPA website.

When will Mauritius open its borders?

As of now, travel restrictions have been extended to 31st May, hence no passengers will be allowed entry into Mauritius. However, Mauritian authorities have stated that they will be resuming preparations for the reopening of borders in mid-2021.

Travelling to Mauritius from South Africa coronavirus

Travellers from South Africa will not be allowed entry into Mauritius.

  • Any person having resided in Brazil, Japan or South Africa or with a history of travel to and from Brazil, Japan and South Africa within the last 15 days will not be allowed entry or transit in the Republic of Mauritius. This is effective until 31 May 2021.


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Akesse Sanza

Akesse Sanza is a Ghanaian Travel Blogger, Travel and Tourism Consultant, and Anti-human Trafficking And Safe Migration advocate. Akesse loves everything Travel & Tourism and aims to see every single country in the world.


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