Check with your airline about necessary travel documents required – depending on the country you plan to visit – which may include following:
Security at SSR International Airport is a team effort. We work closely with Airports of Mauritius Ltd (AML) to make your airport experience as safe and efficient as possible. Knowing the security restrictions before you arrive at the airport can speed up your passage through security screening.
Travelling with Minors
Drive or have someone drop you at the airport. You may also make other transport arrangements. Know more
Parking is not allowed in the drop off area.
Foreign visitors may claim for a refund of the VAT that they have paid on their shopping in Mauritius. Only purchases from shops authorised by the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) and registered with the MCCI displaying the sign are entitled to the refund.
Arrive early at the airport to allow for the VAT refund to be processed and goods to be inspected, if necessary.
Around fifty shops in Mauritius provide duty free and duty paid facilities and to benefit from these facilities, goods must be purchased from shops displaying the sign.
Cabin/Hand Carry Items (less than 7kg)
Present your DFA sales receipt to the MCCI Tax Refund Counter for collection of your duty free items.
Hold Luggage Items (more than 7kg)
Hold luggage items will be delivered in the International Check-In Hall further to prior arrangement with the Shop Operator and MCCI.
Change any currency prior to entering the Immigration area. Currency Exchange services are not available after Immigration.
The Departure Hall for Rodrigues is located at Level 0. The International Departure Hall is located at Level 1.
Prior to entering the Immigration Zone,
Present your passport and boarding pass at the Immigration Counter.
Premium Counters are available for Business Class passengers.
You are required to undergo security screening and have your hand luggage x-rayed. Follow the steps below for a hassle-free experience:
Be at your Boarding Gate at the time designated by your airline.
Be attentive to airline announcements as there can be a change of Gate at any time.
Keep your boarding pass and passport ready