Mauritius visa requirements for Filipinos

Travel and visa requirements

Mauritian Visa is not required for Filipinos

Stay Duration: 60 days

Entry Requirements

  • Mauritius grants a visa on arrival with the 60 days on stay duration to the Philippine citizens.
  • Your Philippine international passport must be valid throughout the duration of your stay in Mauritius and you are expected to present a passport with at least one blank page for entry stamps.
  • You must provide a certificate of Yellow Fever Vaccination at your point of entry into the country.
  • Presentation of proof of confirmed reservations for accommodation in Mauritius and onward or return tickets to your home country or country of residency are required.
  • There is no need for payment of any airport tax upon departing from the airport.
  • Mauritius uses the Mauritius Standard Time zone (GMT+4), hence, the Philippines is 4 hours ahead of Mauritius.
  • The estimated flight time from Manila, Philippines to Port Louis Mauritius is 14 hours, 40 minutes.
  • Types of Airlines traveling to Mauritius are Cathay Pacific, Air Mauritius, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, China Southern and Emirates.
  • 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 in Mauritius, followed by Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism.
  • Mauritius is mostly appreciated by tourists for its natural environment and man-made attractions, the multi-ethnic and cultural diversity of the population, the tropical climate, beaches and water sports.
  • The telephone code used in Mauritius is (+230) meant for both local and international communication.
  • Mauritius is the most densely populated country on the African continent and also one of the most prosperous and rich countries on the continent.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Mauritian Constitution makes no mention of an official language and it is over one million of the Mauritius 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.
  • Banks do not operate on weekends in Mauritius except some banks that are operating half-day on Saturdays.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it allowed to import ammunition to Mauritius?

Importation of ammunition are allowed given that you have the Mauritius Police Permit that has be issued to you before you arrive in Mauritius.

Is Mauritius an island?

Mauritius is an island country. It is located off the southeast coast of the African continent.

What is the highest amount that must be declared at my point of entry into Mauritius?

Amounts that must be declared upon your entry into the Mauritius is either local or foreign currencies exceeding MUR 500,000, Mauritian Rupee. 

What is Mauritius' telephone code?

The telephone code used in Mauritius is (+230) meant for both local and international communication.