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For the importation of any agricultural commodity, a plant import permit is mandatory.

For the importation of any animal, a veterinary permit is mandatory.

Click here for application forms.

Please pay special attention to quarantine announcement on board of your aircraft.

All animals, poultry, ducks, other birds and their raw or frozen by-products, plants and plants’ cuttings, fruits and seeds are subject to Quarantine Control and must be declared at Customs.

Are you a Resident, Visitor, Crew member or Premium Class passenger? Check out the Displays above the Immigration Counters to know where to queue.

Immigration and Health Forms are handed out on board of the aircraft but are also available at the airport. You are advised to complete the forms while on board to expedite the clearance process.

You are required to have the following valid travel documents:

  • Valid Passport or any other recognized travel document, with expiry date beyond 6 months of the intended period of stay.
  • Visa or Entry/Residence Permit as applicable.
  • Valid return/onward passage ticket to your country of origin or residence.
  • Proof of sufficient funds to meet the costs of stay in Mauritius (A minimum of USD 100 per day).
  • Confirmed booking for accommodation in Mauritius.
  • Eligibility to re-enter your country of origin or residence.
  • Duly filled Immigration form, distributed on board. (Foreign Nationals only)

SSR International Airport - Clear Immigration Know More

Present the duly completed yellow Health Form, distributed on board of the aircraft, and your passport at the Health Counter.

A yellow fever vaccination certificate is also required for travellers over 1 year of age coming from potential infected areas.

Click here for relevant communiqués from the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life.

Take the escalator down to Level 1 and check your baggage Belt Number on the Flight Information Display at the foot of the escalator.

Baggage handling and delivery is the responsibility of the airlines from the point of check-in to the point of collection.

  • If you forgot anything on the aircraft please contact your airline immediately.
  • Proceed to the Baggage Service Counter, adjacent to Belt 6 for assistance in the unlikely event that your luggage is lost or damaged.
  • Oversize items (as well as golf clubs, surfboards, boxes, fragile items, etc.) are delivered at the Out of Gauge belt adjacent to Belt 1.
  • For later collection of a lost or detained luggage, proceed to the Baggage Service Counter in the Public Corridor at Level 0 near Gate 8.  If no officer is present there, a phone facility is available to call either your airline or Customs, depending on the nature of your request.
  • Luggage storage facility is not available.

Abide to the following procedures for customs clearance:

  • Use the Green Channel if you have neither dutiable nor prohibited or restricted goods in your possession.
  • Use the Red Channel if you have goods to declare.
  • No duty is leviable on your necessary and appropriate wearing apparel and personal effects which you have used.
  • If you are 18 years or above, you are exempted from taxes as follows:
    • Tobacco (including cigars and cigarettes) not exceeding 250g
    • Spirits not exceeding 1 litre and
    • Wine, ale or beer not exceeding 2 litres

SSR International Airport - Anything to declare? Know more

Find your Tour Operator after Customs, catch your family or friends when you exit the Tour Operators Hall, or proceed outside to the Car Rental Operators Booth.

Airport Taxis and Public Bus Transport are also available.

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