Mauritius Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Mauritius
Capital city: Port Louis
Currency: Mauritius Rupee (MUR)
Local time: GMT + 4
Telephone code: + 230
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday, except  on Saturday some banks are opened on  half day basis.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

1. Free import by passengers of 18 years of age and over:- 250 grams of smoking tobacco products;- 1 liter of spirits and 2 liters of win... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

Plants and plant material including cuttings, flowers, bulbs, fresh fruit, vegetables and seeds: plant import permit previously obtained from Minis... More information


All animals incl. animal material need an import permit from the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Environment Mauritius, obtai... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Mauritius.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outs... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers on embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: and... More information

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