A Self-Employed applicant is considered a non-citizen engaged in a professional activity under the services sector only and registered with the Registrar of Businesses.
A Self-Employed applicant should operate a one-person business activity, working exclusively for his/her own account.
Residence Permit as Retired Non-Citizen
A Retired Non-Citizen is considered as a person who is not a citizen of Mauritius, aged 50 years or above.
Young Professional Permit
A Young Professional Occupation Permit (YPOP) is for a foreign student who has completed at least an undergraduate degree at a tertiary education institution in Mauritius.
Foreign nationals are eligible to apply for an innovator OP under the following 2 options:
An initial investment of USD 40,000 or its equivalent in freely convertible currency and a minimum operation expenditure of 20 per cent on research and development
Registered with an incubator accredited with the Mauritius Research Council and a minimum operation expenditure of 20 per cent on research and development.