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Living in Mauritius

Mauritius offers an exceptionally safe, hospitable and pleasant environment for people who plan to work, live or retire on the island. Mauritius is recognized as one of the safest countries in the world where the rule of law prevails.

On the health front, Mauritius is disease and epidemic-free. The healthcare of the population is one of the main priorities of Government. There exist several multi-specialised public and private hospitals and clinics and specialised health centres offering world-class treatment services. Treatmentsin public hospitals and dispensaries are free of charge. Refer to link to download the list of public hospitals, private clinics and laboratories.

The education sector boasts several schools of international standard, both public and private, delivering the Cambridge University ‘A’ levels, the French Baccalaureate and the International Baccalaureate. Several tertiary education providers can also be found, offering internationally recognized degrees and post-degree qualifications. Refer to the list of primary schools and list of secondary schools.

Mauritius has a sound banking and financial services sector which comprises major international and local players in banking, insurance, asset and wealth management sectors etc. The list of banks present in Mauritius can be downloaded from the following link.

There are ample accommodation facilities, from fully-serviced apartments to luxurious villas and beach-front residences. Moreover, foreign nationals may acquire property for residential purposes under the Integrated Resort Scheme and the Real Estate Scheme. Non-nationals holding a Permanent Residence Permit or an Occupation/Residence Permit under specific criteria can also acquire an apartment in a building block of ground plus two floors.