Mauritius visa requirements for Ghanaians

Travel and visa requirements

Mauritian Visa is not required for Ghanaians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Ghanaian passport holders can stay in Mauritius visa-free for a duration of 90 days. 
  • Your passport must be valid for six months past the intended period of stay, with one blank page.
  • Visitors who overstay their visa have committed an offense and shall be liable for prosecution by a Court of Law.
  • Non-citizens traveling to Mauritius as tourists/visitors are not allowed to engage in any gainful activities or apply for an extension of visa to follow studies/training courses.
  • Non-citizens coming to Mauritius for business may apply for an Occupation Permit to Passport and Immigration Officer through Board of Investment as Investor, Self-Employed and Professional.
  • Ghanaians do not require a visa to visit Mauritius for stays up to 90 days. 
  • Applying for your extension of stay on your visa is usually free of charge. 
  • Before entry into Mauritius, you must have a valid passport, two passport photographs, proof of sufficient funds (of $100 per night), return or onward tickets and proof of hotel booking reservation.
  • Visitors require a vaccination certificate for Yellow Fever if arriving from an infected area with 5 Days.
  • Ghanaians visiting Mauritania with pets must obtain a certificate of vaccination and must also obtain an import license from the embassy or the high commission.
  • Direct flights are available from the Kotoka International Airport Accra, Ghana to Mauritius and may last for up to 10 - 11 hours long.
  • According to the 2011 census made by Statistics. Hinduism is the major religion at 48.54%, followed by Christianity at 32.71% (with Catholicism as the largest Christian denomination at 26.26 %, followed by Islam 17.30% and Buddhism 0.18% in terms of a number of adherents.
  • The exchange rate between the Ghanaian Cedi and the Mauritian Rupee is currently at 1 (GHS)/ 6.69 (MUR). 
  • Because the time zone currently used in Mauritius is Mauritius Standard Time (GMT+4), Mauritius is 4 hours ahead of Ghana.
  • Movement in Mauritius is facilitated by buses, taxis, bicycles, and helicopter (mainly for sightseeing).
  • 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 enjoys a mild tropical maritime climate throughout the year. The country has two seasons: a warm humid summer extending from November to April and a relatively cool dry winter from June to September. The month of October and May are commonly known as the transition months.
  • The best time to visit Mauritius is from May to December when the weather is cool, dry and sunny as it is a good time to explore and participate in tourism-related activities.
  • The main language in Mauritius is English however, French, Mauritian Creole, and French-based Creole is spoken in the country.
  • Visitors might want to pick up some basic French and Creole phrases to help them navigate communications in rural spaces.
  • Visitors are advised to be very careful when carrying out monetary transactions in Mauritius, from currency changes to relatively expensive purchases.
  • Visitors taking pictures are advised to be respectful and conscious of their environment while at it. Photo subjects or their guardians might need to be tipped in some cases.

Frequently Asked Questions


Can you work on a tourist visa?

Tourists visiting Mauritius cannot seek employment except they have a work permit issued by the government. All persons coming to Mauritius for purposes other than tourism, visit or business need to apply for a visa/permit before undertaking any travel.

Jerry John Allotey

4 years ago

How much is permanent visa

kofi kyei

3 years ago

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What is the best time to visit Mauritius?

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


What is Mauritius known for?

Mauritius, an island nation situated in the Indian Ocean, is known for its beautiful beaches, lagoons, and reefs. It's a beautiful nation, filled with nature's beauty, with its many rainforests, waterfalls and national parks. Mauritius is also known for having the best beaches in Africa and fresh seafood.


What's the best place to stay in while visiting Mauritius?

You can stay at Grand Bay, in the north of Mauritius. The Grand Bay is the all-happening touristy hub, with a bustling nightlife and an amazing coastal beach.


What currency is used in Mauritius?

The currency of Mauritius is the Mauritian rupee - denoted as MUR or rs. Do not change money in your home country unless you want to get a lower exchange rate. The rate in Mauritius is usually much better.


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2 years ago

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1 year ago

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