Domestic travel to/from Rodrigues
With effect from 14 July 2014, the documents listed below must be presented at check-in for the identification of passengers travelling by air to and from Rodrigues. Foreign nationals proceeding to Rodrigues should also hold a return ticket over and above the following documents:
Adult passenger (above 18 years)
A passport that is valid for at least 6 months after return date. For Mauritian nationals, either a valid passport or the National Identity Card may be used.
Accompanied minors (under 18 years)
In the absence of a valid passport, parents to produce birth certificate or a valid bus pass or other identification document issued by a recognized Educational/training institution.
Unaccompanied minors (under 18 years)
Are required to produce a valid passport or a valid bus pass or other identification document issued by a recognized Educational/training institution.
In the absence of above-mentioned documents, a minor to produce an identity document issued by the Police Station of his/her locality.
Note: All documents presented should be originals and not copies.
Security charges applicable at the 8 international airports of Madagascar
Security charges are payable by passengers departing from the following airports: Antananarivo-Ivato, Nosy Be, Antsiranana, Toamasina, Mahajanga, Toliara, Sainte-Marie and Taolagnaro. These charges also apply to any freight that is being shipped from or disembarked at these airports and also to all other users and economic operators operating at these airports.
For passengers and freight charges, secured coupons can be bought at outlets available at all these airports and which are covered in the opening hours of the airports as well as in designated sales outlets. Users can get these coupons either on the day of departure, or in advance. Unused coupons have no expiration date.
Receipts are systematically provided to users who must present them at checkpoints before going through immigration formalities. Non-payment of the charge will entail denied boarding of the passenger.
Passengers in direct transit, passengers taking their flight after a forced landing, babies (aged two years or less), passengers of State aircrafts, passengers requiring medical evacuation, cabin crew and technical conveyor operators who are on duty are exempted of these royalties.
National freight which are subjected to these charges at the time of boarding are exempted of same during landing.
Travel to China
As from 31st October 2013, Mauritian nationals are exempted from the visa requirement when travelling to China as tourists for a period not exceeding 30 days. However, they need to meet necessary requirements prior to entrance into the Chinese territory: individual passport valid for a minimum period of six months, return ticket, hotel reservation, proof of address where they will stay during their trip, bank certificate, etc...
Formalities for UK nationals to enter Mauritius
Visa is not required for UK passport holders when entering Mauritius. UK nationals need to have a passport valid beyond the intended period of stay. You are advised to check with the local authorities for any other required document.
For enquiries, you may contact :
The Mauritius High Commission
32 /33 Elvaston Place,
Queensgate, South Kensington,
London SW7 5NW
Tel: 0207 581 0294
Temporary address until July 2014:
1st Floor, 14 Basil Street,
Knightsbridge, SW3 1AJ
Tel: 0203 402 4840 / 4825
Passengers visiting Mauritius for any purpose other than tourism or business must obtain prior authorization from the Mauritius Passport and Immigration Office before undertaking their trip.
Any person who stays in Mauritius beyond the period granted on their visa or entry permit is committing an offense and may be subject to legal proceedings.
For all matters concerning your flight or our conditions of carriage, please feel free to consult our Conditions of Carriage
or contact your local Air Mauritius office.