Mauritius visa requirements for Burkinabes

Travel and visa requirements

Mauritian Visa is not required for Burkinabes

Stay Duration: 60 days

Entry Requirements

  • Burkina Faso passport holders can visit Mauritius by obtaining a visa on arrival ar any airport or land borders in the country.
  • This visa on arrival enables them to stay in Mauritius for 60 days.
  • All tourists must have 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.
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds to spend during their stay in Mauritius.
  • On arrival into Mauritius, citizens of Burkina Faso will be required to provide evidence of accommodation throughout their stay duration.
  • Burkinabes importing and exporting the local currency (Mauritian Rupee) and foreign currencies which amounts exceed MUR 500,000 or equivalent in foreign currencies must be declared on entry and exit.
  • Intending tourists can get to Mauritius from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Kenya Airways, Air France, Turkish Airlines and Air Mauritius are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Mauritius.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Port Louis, Mauritius is 23 hours, 30 minutes.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In Mauritius, Hinduism is the major religion with about half of the entire population practising the religion. Christianity, Islam Buddhism are other religions present 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). which puts Mauritius four hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How safe is Mauritius for tourists?

Mauritius is a considerably safe place to visit. It is probably one of the safest countries in Africa to travel to, but it has its dangers. With just the right amount of caution, visitors in this country will be fine.

Can I bring my pets to Mauritius?

To import a dog or cat to Mauritius where your pet has resided for a minimum of 6 months, you must have proof an Import Permit, proof of rabies vaccination and a veterinary certificate.

When is the best time to visit Mauritius?

The island of Mauritius has a classic tropical climate with warm weather year-round. The best time to visit Mauritius is from May to December when the weather is cool, dry and sunny. Tourists are to expect some of Africa's best beaches, fresh seafood and long, sun-drenched days on a Mauritius holiday.

What language is spoken in Mauritius?

The Mauritian Constitution makes no mention of an official language and it's one million citizens speak English, French, Mauritian Creole, French-based Creole, and ethnic languages such as Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Urdu, Tamil or Mandarin.