Permanent Residency in Mauritius

The Permanent Residence Permit allows a non-citizen to work and live in Mauritius for a period of 20 years.

The requirements for permanent residency require that you be in possession of a valid 10-year Occupational Permit as well as adhering to the below-mentioned criteria per category.


If an investor, as defined, holds an Occupational Permit for at least 3 as well as for the consecutive 3 year period earns either a:

  • A minimum annual gross income of at least MUR 15m; or
  • An aggregate turnover of MUR 45M

Alternatively, an investor who invests at least USD 375 000 in qualifying business activity is also eligible to apply for the 20-year residency permit.


Holds an occupational permit for at least 3 years with a basic monthly salary of at least MUR 150,000 for 3 consecutive years.


Holds an Occupational Permit for at least 3 years with an annual business income of at least MUR 3 million for 3 consecutive years.


For retired non-citizens, the person should be 50 years or older and holds a retirement permit for at least 3 years. The person should also have transferred at least USD 54,000 or its equivalent into his local bank account over the preceding 3-year period