Residence Permit in Mauritius

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  • Pursuant to Regulation 15 of the Investment Promotion (PDS) Regulations 2015, a residence permit under the Immigration Act is granted to the non-citizen upon acquisition of a residential property not less than USD 500,000 or its equivalent in any other freely convertible foreign or Mauritian currencies. The residential property is deemed to be acquired on its registration and payment of the fixed duty of 5% the value of property to the registrar general.
  • The PDS Company must inform BOI by way of a letter addressed to the Managing Director on registration of the immovable property and submit a certificate from the Notary to the effect that the deed drawn has been duly registered and transcribed.
  • The residence permit granted to the non-citizen remains in force until such time the non-citizen shall hold the residential property under the scheme or where the person nominated by the company’s secretary, director, administrator or qualified trustee, of the entity, as the case may be, informs the Board of Investment to terminate the residency.
  1. The PDS Concept
  2. Administrative and legal procedures for the acquisition of a PDS unit
  3. Basis of Sale of a PDS unit
  4. Eligibility for acquisition of residential property
  5. Duty and Taxes
  6. Residence Permit in Mauritius
  7. PDS Unit Rental

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