Residency by Investment

Residency by investment in Mauritius

6-8 months
Citizenship receiving time
FSC regulated Fund
Investment type
min. USD 50,000
Investment amount 
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Residency by investment in Mauritius
Residency by investment in Mauritius

Advantages of Having a Residency by investment in Mauritius

The residency permit in Mauritius extends eligibility to the spouse or common-law partner of the permit holder of the opposite sex. Additionally, the parents of the permit holder are also eligible to obtain the permit.

Furthermore, unmarried children, including stepchildren or lawfully adopted children, who are financially dependent on their parents and not engaged in any gainful activity, can also obtain the permit.

Residency permit holders are granted the privilege of living in Mauritius throughout the year without any minimum stay requirement. Moreover, they are exempted from the obligation to hold an occupational or work permit to invest and work in Mauritius. This allows permit holders to freely engage in employment across various sectors.

In terms of property ownership, residency permit holders have the freedom to purchase properties in Mauritius, including bare land, outside of the schemes reserved exclusively for non-citizens, subject to certain conditions. This provides permit holders with opportunities for real estate investment and ownership in the country.

More benefits for Mauritius residency

Mauritius offers a secure and peaceful lifestyle, providing residents with a sense of safety and well-being. One notable advantage is the absence of property or housing tax, capital gains tax, and inheritance tax, ensuring financial ease and flexibility for individuals.

Moreover, Mauritius has established double taxation agreements with over 40 countries, including notable nations like France, South Africa, and Luxembourg, among others, promoting favorable taxation for international transactions.

The country boasts political and social stability, creating a conducive environment for personal and professional growth. Its hybrid legal system, influenced by both French and English laws, ensures a robust and reliable legal framework. Furthermore, Mauritius presents excellent prospects for rental returns and capital growth, making it an attractive destination for investment.

Residents of Mauritius enjoy access to top-quality medical care, guaranteeing comprehensive healthcare services. The presence of international schools and universities ensures that education is of the highest standard, catering to the diverse needs of students.

Lastly, Mauritius boasts a tropical climate throughout the year, allowing residents to relish in the beauty of its natural surroundings and enjoy pleasant weather.

Residency by investment in Mauritius
Residency by investment in Mauritius

Apply for Permanent Residence Permit

Investors interested in investing USD 50,000 can avail themselves of a renewable 10-year residency permit in Mauritius by following the steps outlined below:

1.Obtain Approval-in-principle from the Economic Development Board of Mauritius.
2.Incorporate a company in Mauritius under the Companies Act 2001.
3.Open a Mauritian bank account for the newly incorporated company.
4.Transfer USD 50,000 (along with USD 7,500 for processing fees) into the company’s Mauritian bank account.

Apply for the Investor Residency Permit.
Receive the Residency Permit upon approval.
It is important to note that holders of the residency permit have the flexibility to engage in other business activities within the same company. This provision allows investors to explore additional entrepreneurial ventures while enjoying the benefits of their residency status in Mauritius.

Mauritius Residency Investment Options

Investment Fund min. USD 50,000 Investment to an FSC regulated Fund

Owned a business with $750,000 annual turnover

Real Estate min. USD 375,000 Property Investment

Your Options to freedom

The holder of the residency permit has the opportunity to renew their Residency Permit upon its expiry, subject to meeting certain criteria. Specifically, the company associated with the permit holder must have achieved a minimum gross income of MUR 4 million (approximately USD 100,000) annually, starting from the third year of registration.

In addition, the residency permit holder is eligible to apply for a Permanent Residence Permit, which is valid for 20 years. This application can be made after a minimum of 3 years of residency. To qualify, the applicant must meet either of the following requirements:

1. Maintain an annual gross income of at least MUR 15 million (approximately USD 375,000) for three consecutive years prior to the Permanent Residence Permit application.

OR

2. Achieve an aggregate turnover of MUR 45 million (approximately USD 1,125,000) over any consecutive period of three years preceding the Permanent Residence Permit application.

These criteria provide pathways for the residency permit holder to attain long-term residency and potentially permanent residency status in Mauritius, based on their business’s financial performance and contribution to the local economy.

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Info about the country

With a solid reputation as a well-regulated center, Mauritius prioritizes the confidentiality and privacy of individuals involved in legitimate business activities.

Express provisions and customary laws govern the relationships between banks and customers, as well as professionals and clients, ensuring guaranteed confidentiality. This commitment to protecting the interests and privacy of investors and entrepreneurs further enhances the appeal of Mauritius as a destination for residency by investment.

Capital
Port Louis
Total Area
2,040 km2
Population
1.3 million
History
1968
Language
Mauritian Creole
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