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

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Arms and ammunition require a Police permit, issued prior to arrival.Tourists are allowed to import, without paying duties or taxes, one sport... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information


Pets:- can only be transported as manifested cargo;- need an import permit obtained in advance at the Livestock and Veterinary Division a... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of the final destination in Mauritius or Rodrigues.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

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

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Mauritian Rupee - MUR) and fore... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.