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Covid-19 – Extension Of Visas & Grant Of Permission To Stay Residence Permits/Occupation Permits Holders

Date Enacted: March 2021
Country: Mauritius

This Communiqué notes that “[t]aking into consideration of the resurgence of the COVID 19 cases in Mauritius, the Government has decided that foreigners whose visas and Residence Permits/ Occupation permits are expiring during the period ending 31 March 2021 and who are not being able to leave the country, be exceptionally granted an extension of their visas and permission of stay respectively until 31st May 2021 or upon upliftment of the restrictions whichever is the earliest,” further noting that “foreigners in this situation will not be considered as illegal.”