If you have goods to declare, please go to the red channel of Customs.

If you have nothing to declare, use the green channel.


Connecting passengers

Passengers transferring between two international flights may be able to have their baggage tagged through to their final destination. Passengers are advised however that items in their hand luggage, such as LAGs, are liable to security restrictions.


Duty-Free Allowances (For Travellers arriving in Mauritius and Rodrigues on International Flights).

Personal-use goods (i.e. not for re-sale) up to a value of:

  • Rs. 15,000 (Mauritian passport holder aged 12 or above)
  • Rs. 7,500 (Mauritian passport holder under 12 years of age)
  • Rs. 7,500 (Foreign passport holder. No age limit

Alcohol: 1 litre of spirits and 2 litres of wine or beer; Tobacco products: 250 grams


Traveller must be aged 18 years and over to qualify for alcohol and tobacco allowances.


Allowances for Mauritian Nationals Arriving from Rodrigues

  • Rs. 10,000 (aged 12 years and over)
  • Rs. 5,000 (under 12 years)
  • 1 litre of spirits and 2 litres of wine or beer and 250 grams of tobacco products 

(Eligible for passengers aged 18 years and above)


Exclude: jewellery, arms and ammunitions, furniture and parts.


Mauritian passport holders leaving Mauritius for Rodrigues are not entitled to duty free allowances.


Customs formalities

Travellers with No Goods to Declare or non-commercial goods valued within their duty-free allowances may proceed directly to GREEN CHANNEL.


Travellers with Goods to Declare, that is, goods valued above their duty-free allowances, restricted/prohibited goods, commercial goods, and temporary importations must proceed directly to the RED CHANNEL or COMMERCIAL COUNTER for Commercial Goods.


Failure to properly declare goods to Customs is a serious offence that may lead to seizure of goods and / or fine imposed.


For more information, please consult the Customs website .