Mauritius visa requirements for Ethiopians

Travel and visa requirements

Mauritian Visa is not required for Ethiopians

Stay Duration: 60 days

Entry Requirements

  • Visitors from Ethiopia can enter Mauritius by applying for a visa upon arrival for a duration of 60 days.
  • Passport of Ethiopia visitors must be valid within the duration of stay from the time of entry.
  • Visitors are expected to present a passport with at least one blank page for entry stamps.
  • Visitors are required to provide a certificate of Yellow Fever Vaccination at entry.
  • Visitors must have confirmed reservations for accommodation in Mauritius.
  •  onward or return tickets to their home country or country of residence.
  • Visitors are not required to pay any airport tax upon departing from the airport.
  • Plants and plant material including flowers, bulbs, fresh fruit, vegetables, cuttings, and seeds are not allowed into Mauritius unless a permit is obtained in advance from The Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment.
  • Sugarcane and its parts with fresh fruit coming from the area lying 60 degrees to the East of Asia, including India and Pakistan are prohibited not excluding soil and micro-organisms.
  • 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 the Mauritius Standard Time zone (GMT+4), hence, Mauritius is 1 hour ahead of Ethiopia.
  • The estimated flight time from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Mauritius is 5 hours, 16 minutes.
  • Transportation in Mauritius is characterized by the network of roadways, ports, and airports.
  • Mauritius adopts the Mauritian rupee as its national currency. 
  • Hinduism is a major religion, followed by Christianity, Islam and Buddhism.
  • Mauritius is mostly appreciated by tourist for its natural environment and man-made attractions, the multi-ethnic and cultural diversity of the population, the tropical climate, beaches and water sports.
  • Mauritius is the most densely populated country on the African continent and also one of the most prosperous and rich countries on the continent.
  • There are so many interesting places for tourists in Mauritius with amazing white sandy beaches, picturesque towns and villages and ancient military ruins to visit.
  • The Mauritian Constitution makes no mention of an official language and its 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.
  • On the islands of Mauritius, the climate is tropical, with a hot and rainy season which reaches its peak from January to March, and a relatively cooler and less rainy season from June to September.
  • People are proud of their island and may expect you to admit that it’s the closest thing to Paradise, so it’s a good idea to just oblige.  Be open and friendly and accept offerings
  • When greeting in Mauritius not that friends and family commonly share a kiss on each cheek. Handshakes may be appropriate during some initial introductions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Mauritius rich or poor?

Mauritius has the most competitive economy in Africa and can be characterised as a semi-developed country.

What is special about Mauritius?

Mauritius, known officially as the Republic of Mauritius, is an island nation located off the southeast coast of the African continent in the Indian Ocean. These features make the island a unique place in the world and the Mauritians is known for their tolerance and kindness towards all people.

What language is spoken in Mauritius?

English is widely spoken in Mauritius.

What is the main religion in Mauritius?

Hinduism is the major religion at 48.54%, followed by Christianity at 32.71% (with Catholicism as the largest Christian denomination at 26.26%), Islam17.30% and Buddhism 0.18% in terms of the number of adherents.

What is the national food of Mauritius?

Dholl puri is a yellow split-pea pancake that is griddled on a tawa and filled with cari gros pois (bean curry) and Mauritius' famous rougaille (a spicy sauce of sweet tomatoes, thyme, garlic, and ginger) are the national dish of Mauritius. The cuisine of Mauritius is a blend of CreoleChinese, European and Indian influences. 

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