Mauritius (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 20 September, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative COVID-19 test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Self-quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 10.09.2021
Until 30 September 2021:
1. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at least 3 days and at most 7 days before departure from the last embarkation point.
2. Passengers must have a confirmed accommodation reservation for 7 days booked at https://mauritiusnow.com/where-to-stay-in-mauritius/ if they have:
– a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinovac, Sinopharm or Sputnik V at least 14 days before arrival; or
– a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with Janssen at least 28 days before departure; or
– a COVID-19 recovery certificate and a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received the first vaccine dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinovac, Sinopharm or Sputnik V at least 14 days before arrival.
3. Passengers without a COVID-19 vaccination certificate must have a confirmed accommodation reservation booked for 14 days at https://mauritiusnow.com/where-to-stay-in-mauritius/ and are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
4. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

From 15 July to 30 September 2021
All travellers are required to provide the following documents before boarding:

-a certificate of negative COVID-19 PCR test administered between 5 and 7 days prior to -boarding at their last point of embarkation.
-a valid air ticket to Mauritius and
-proof of purchase of a stay package in one of our certified COVID-19 safe resorts

Vaccinated Guests

-Enjoy a holiday at one of our certified COVID-19 safe resorts
-Relax on the beach and enjoy access to all hotel facilities
-You will undergo a PCR test on arrival day and on days 7 and 14 of your stay.
-After a negative PCR test on day 14, you will be free to go and explore the island

Unvaccinated Travellers (Mauritian Nationals Only)

-Book a 14-day quarantine including meals and transfers in an officially designated hotel.
-You will be required to stay in your hotel room for 14 days and meals will be delivered to your room
-You will undergo a PCR test on arrival day and on days 7 and 14
-After a negative PCR test on day 14, you can freely explore the island and move to a different accommodation or go home.

As from 1st October onwards

Vaccinated Guests

-Full opening of the island!
-Enjoy a stay in one of our beautiful hotels
-Freely explore our island and its attractions throughout your holiday
-You must present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to departure to be -allowed entry in Mauritius

Unvaccinated Travellers

-Book a 14-day quarantine including meals and transfers in an officially designated hotel.
-You will be required to stay in your hotel room for 14 days and meals will be delivered to your room
-You will undergo a PCR test on arrival day and on days 7 and 14
-After a negative PCR test on day 14, you can freely explore the island and move to a different accommodation or go home.
 

Lockdown Details

Lockdown restrictions eased on 1 July 2021.

Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory.

Public transport is operating.

Access to beaches is now allowed although picnics remain prohibited.

Most businesses including restaurants and shops are now operating but cinemas, casinos and nightclubs remain closed.

The restriction on numbers at social gatherings including marriages, funerals and cultural and religious events has been increased to 50 people.
 

Sources

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/mauritius/entry-requirements
Data Source: covidcontrols.co