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Occupation Permit (Professional) is a scheme designed, managed and processed by the Board of Investment. It is a modern scheme framed around the attraction of high-caliber foreign expertise. This Occupation Permit addresses professionals having an employment contract with a Mauritian company for a monthly salary exceeding Rs45,000. In the case of employers engaged in the ICT sector, the minimum salary conditions is brought to Rs30,000 a month.
Note should be taken that the BOI is a one-stop-shop and a facilitator. Permits are delivered by the Passport & Immigration Office, acting under the aegis of the Prime Minister's Office. As opposed to Work & Residence Permit scheme, the applicant should be present in Mauritius during the application and processing phases.
All required documents should be presented in original (or certified copies) and one copy:
Eligibility and conditions:
Salary of more than Rs45,000 a month. Except in the ICT sector where the minimum is Rs30,000 a month
All qualifications should be presented in original
The applicant should be fully qualified for the post offered
The applicant should not be a shareholder of the company offering him employment. This is possible under the Work & Residence Permit scheme
Medical examination should compulsorily be carried out inMauritius
The Employer provides an undertaking and engages itself to provide a return ticket to the employee on termination of his contrct.
Permit duration: 3 years or less if contract of employment so specifies
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You will find all the rules, procedures and other conditions applied to the Occupation Permit (Professional).
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