COVID -19 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Proof of vaccination
If you have been fully vaccinated then you may be able to enter in to Mauritius with following conditions. You must be able to show the proof of fully vaccination at demand at all points. It is also mandatory to arrange COVID-19 insurance health cover (Mauritian citizens are exempt) before travel to Mauritius.
Test pre-travel & Test Time
All passengers, whether fully vaccinated or not must take a COVID-19 PCR test no more than 3 days (72 hours) before you travel and the result must be negative. You must ensure that you can display this to board the aircraft and once you arrive into Mauritius.Travellers aged 18 and over who are not fully vaccinated will be unable to travel to Mauritius.
Customers flying with Emirates airline must get their PCR test done within 48 hours of their flight departure from UK.
You will be required to take a further antigen test on arrival into Mauritius which will be completed at your hotel. As long as this test is negative you will be free to move around the island. You will also need to take an antigen test on day 5 of your stay and if this remains negative, you can continue to explore the island at your own leisure.
These tests are payable locally though several hotels are offering this free of charge to their guests.
All travellers must fill out the Passenger Locator form & health forms before or during your flight to Mauritius. You may download passenger locator form and the health self-declaration form here. You will need to hand these completed forms to immigration and health officials on arrival at Mauritius airport
Test pre-return travel
You must hold a negative PCR test certificate (taken within 48 hours of travel) at returning back to the UK. Many hotels will be able to assist in arranging the test for you, either by having a doctor to visit the hotel, or directing you to the nearest clinic and booking an appointment for you.
Test on return
You will be required to take a test on your return back to the United Kingdom.
Travellers who are fully vaccinated
You will be required to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test at your own expense on or before day 2 of your return into the country. You must ensure that this test is booked before returning to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. You may need to place the confirmation reference number on your Passenger Locator Form. This need to be completed and submitted before your departure home.
If you are aged between 5 and 17 and reside in England, Wales or Northern Ireland, then you will need to book and pay for a day 2 test on your return to the UK. If you are aged between 11 and 17 and reside in Scotland, then you will also need to book and pay for a day 2 test on your return to the UK. Anyone under these ages (10 and under in Scotland and 4 and under everywhere else - will be exempt from these tests)
Quarantine on return
If you are able to prove that you have been fully vaccinated in the United Kingdom, then you will not need to quarantine on arrival back into England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. This also applies to children aged 17 and under regardless of their vaccination status.
To be classed as fully vaccinated, at least 14 days must have passed since the second of your two dose vaccination was given.