Mauritius visa requirements for Swazis

Travel and visa requirements

Mauritian Visa is not required for Swazis

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Visitors from Mauritius can enter Mauritius without applying for a visa for a duration of 90 days.
  • Passport of visitors must be valid within the duration of stay.
  • 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 2 hours ahead of Eswatini.
  • The estimated flight time from Swaziland to Mauritius is 3 hours, 55 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

Are the beaches in Mauritius safe?

Yes, in Mauritius, you have plenty of room for safe swimming in lagoons. Swimming far away from the beach is not recommended and not necessary because of the heavy currents in Mauritius.

What are the statistics of HIV/AIDS in Mauritius?

The yearly positivity rates of HIV recorded seem to be 0.36% for the year 2016, which concludes that the total number of people living with HIV/AIDS in Mauritius is 6671. Statistics clearly indicate that men have the highest prevalence of HIV as out of the 6671 cases, 5061 are men and 1610 are women.

What is the national food for Mauritius?

The national dish that the locals and travellers in Mauritius love is the Dholl puri which 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).

Is is safe to travel to Mauritius?

Generally, Mauritius is very safe to visit. It is probably one of the safest countries in Africa to travel to, but it also has its dangers. Be safety conscious and keep your valuables closely by your side since the most common type of crime is petty theft.