Open with restrictions

Mauritius Travel Restrictions

69.25% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 68.33% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Mauritius.
Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Mauritius with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Mauritius for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Mauritius entry details and exceptions

All travelers, except Mauritian citizens, resident permit holders and occupational permit holders are required to present an insurance with COVID-19 coverage.

Unvaccinated travelers are required to book a quarantine hotel for 14 nights. Meals and transfers must be included in their hotel booking.

More details can be found here.


Outgoing travel to MauritiusTravelling from New Zealand to Mauritius

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Mauritius.

Details and exceptions

All travelers are required to present a negative PCR test taken 72 hours from the last point of embarkation.

Vaccinated travelers will be required for testing upon arrival and on day 5 of their stay in the country while unvaccinated individuals must be tested on arrival, on day 7 and day 14. The cost of the three (3) tests for unvaccinated individuals is Rs.12,000.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Mauritius.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Unvaccinated individuals are required to stay in a designated quarantine facility for 14 days.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Mauritius

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Mauritius must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Mauritius will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Mauritius

Masks:Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Mauritius with a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Mauritius.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Mauritius with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Mauritius.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Mauritius is required in enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Mauritius are open. Bars in Mauritius are open with restrictions.