Global Mobility Solutions

Mauritius Global Mobility Services

Compliantly move and pay employees in Mauritius. 

No in-country entity needed.

Breedj offers global mobility solutions in Mauritius. Through the Breedj platform, businesses of all sizes can compliantly relocate and pay local nationals and expats alike.

Our platform provides a range of solutions that simplifies the processes, allowing your business to operate seamlessly and in full compliance with local employment laws.

Moving your employees to Mauritius

Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian Ocean, boasts a thriving economy driven by diverse sectors such as tourism, finance, and renewable energy. The country’s robust economic growth, combined with its stable political environment and commitment to sustainable development, makes it an attractive destination for international businesses seeking expansion opportunities.

The official language of Mauritius is English, while French is also widely spoken, ensuring ease of communication for foreign businesses and professionals. Additionally, the local population is known for its multicultural background, with diverse ethnic groups living in harmony, further contributing to the island’s appeal as a business hub.

There are several reasons why international businesses may want to expand their operations to Mauritius:

Strategic geographic location: Mauritius is strategically positioned between Africa and Asia, offering easy access to emerging markets in both continents.

Favorable business climate: Mauritius has a business-friendly regulatory environment, with streamlined processes and competitive fiscal incentives to attract foreign investments.

Skilled workforce: The country boasts a highly educated and skilled workforce, ensuring businesses have access to top talent.

High quality of life: Mauritius consistently ranks high in global quality of life indexes, making it an ideal destination for expatriates and their families.

Key immigration facts about Mauritius

When considering relocation to Mauritius, it’s crucial to be aware of the key immigration requirements for foreign nationals:

Work and residence permits: All foreign nationals intending to work in Mauritius must obtain a work permit and a residence permit. These permits are typically valid for one year and renewable upon expiration.

Qualifications and labor shortages: Work permits are generally granted to foreign nationals possessing professional and technical qualifications in fields where local candidates are unavailable or to those working in industries experiencing labor shortages.

Application process: Employers must apply for work permits on behalf of their foreign employees in Mauritius, providing a range of necessary documents, such as job profiles, academic and professional qualifications, and evidence of appropriate advertising for the position.

Processing fee: A fee of MUR700 is required for each completed application form.

Residence permits: If a foreign national wishes to stay in Mauritius for over five years, they must apply for a residence permit and provide a bank guarantee of MUR20,000.

Complying with these immigration regulations is essential to ensure a smooth relocation process and to maintain legal employment status within Mauritius.

Mauritius fact sheet


Mauritian Rupee (MUR)


Port Louis


1.266 million (2021)


East Africa



Official languages

English and French

Compliance guaranteed

Breedj's local employment expertise in Mauritius

By partnering with Breedj, you can eliminate the need to establish an in-country entity, and thus, saving valuable time and resources while benefiting from our local expertise to guarantee full compliance for your business operations.

Our platform has been designed to seamlessly take care of every aspect of the local employment environment, while you focus on your core operations.

Employment contracts

We handle employment contracts for both global employees and contractors.

Guaranteed compliance

Breedj ensures full compliance with your workers' local labor laws.

Global payroll

Our platform ensures accurate and timely international salary payments.

Legal expertise

Leverage Breedj's extensive expertise to navigate diverse employment laws.

Tax & contributions

Breedj handles tax & mandatory contributions as required by local labor laws.

Multiple currencies

Your workers are paid in their local currency, directly to their bank account.

Income Tax in Mauritius

Understanding Mauritius’ income tax system is essential for foreign nationals and businesses relocating to the country. Here is a brief overview of the key aspects of income tax in Mauritius:

Tax liability: Individuals, irrespective of nationality, are subject to Mauritian income tax on all income derived from sources within Mauritius. Resident individuals are taxed on their worldwide income; however, foreign income is taxable only when received in Mauritius.

Tax rates: As of 1 July 2022, the income tax rates are as follows:

  • 10% on annual net income not exceeding MUR 700,000.
  • 12.5% on annual net income between MUR 700,000 and MUR 975,000.
  • 15% on annual net income exceeding MUR 975,000.

Labor regulations

Annual leave

22 days

Sick leave

15 days

Maternity leave

14 weeks

Paternity leave

5 days

Employee probation

1 to 3 months

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VAT in Mauritius

Value Added Tax (VAT) is an essential aspect of Mauritius’ tax system, applicable to goods and services. 

Here is an overview of the key elements of VAT in Mauritius:

Standard rate: The standard VAT rate in Mauritius is 15%.

Zero-rated supplies: Certain goods and services are classified as zero-rated supplies, meaning they are not subject to VAT. These include:

  • Goods exported from Mauritius under customs control.
  • Specific food items and pharmaceutical products.
  • Services supplied to individuals belonging to countries other than Mauritius and who are outside Mauritius at the time the services are performed.
  • Electricity and water.
  • CCTV camera systems, including digital video recorders.


Understanding the VAT system in Mauritius is crucial for businesses to ensure compliance with local tax regulations and to incorporate VAT-related expenses into their financial planning and decision-making processes.

Breedj's platform

Current coverage

54 countries

Focus region


Salary payments

Supports multiple currencies

Time to market

Onboard workers in less than 24 hours

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What they say about Breedj

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Global expansion simplified

Confidently expand to Mauritius

Breedj stands out as the preferred global employment solutions provider for several reasons, offering organizations a competitive edge with a range of scalable global employment solutions.

Cost effective

Drastically reduce administrative and overhead costs related to managing global employees.

100% compliant

Stay up to date with the ever changing global legislations, policies and local labor laws.

Peace of mind

Get direct access to our global employment experts to mitigate legal risks and penalties.

Fast-track market entry

Bypass the complexities associated with establishing a branch office or in-country.

Help emerging countries

Encourage growth and uplift lesser served regions by giving a job to talented remote professionals.

Support United Nations development goals

Directly support at least four sustainable development goals, simply by using our platform.