USEFUL FACTS FOR MOVING TO MAURITIUS

Are you planning to move to Mauritius? Here are a few things you should know before moving to Mauritius!

About the country

Mauritius is an island nation located in the Indian Ocean and is part of Africa. It is popular for its beaches, resorts and natural beauty. The official language of the country is English, although many people converse in French. Since it is a small nation, the population of the country is around 1.2 million people as of 2017.

The people of Mauritius find their lineage from European people, who first colonized the island. Apart from these, the country’s people also have African and Indian roots. The people of Mauritius do not share a unique cultural identity. Despite the apparent differences in lineages, the people of Mauritius are fairly united. It one of the most culturally diverse countries.

Port Louis is the capital of the country. It is known as one of the most densely populated cities of the country. The government of Mauritius puts in a lot of effort to keep the country’s environment sustainable. This is one of the reasons why it has the cleanest air in the world.

Mauritius is a popular destination for tourists but many expats are moving to Mauritius. The inhabitants of Mauritius take pride in the fact that it is a cultural diverse country. Apart from this it is a safe country to live in for expats. If you are planning to move with family, one of the advantages of moving to the country is that education is free.

Major airports and seaports

Due to the small area of the island nation, there is only one major international airport in the country which includes Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

Major imports to the country are done via the sea routes to the country. The main seaport located in the capital is Port Louis. On the Rodrigues Island, the major seaport is the Port Mathurin.

Every country has certain requirements regarding documentation when it comes to shipping household goods. Apart from providing passport and work permit, you also need to provide a bill of landing and an inventory list. Similarly, duty taxes are levied on household goods that you ship to the country.

Why Universal Relocations?

Universal Relocations provides customers with shipping and packing services to overseas clients. Our team of professionals ensure that our services are of top quality so that your move is stress-free and hassle-free. In addition to this, we also provide our clients with information related to immigration laws, pet permits, custom regulations and duty taxes. Shipping to Mauritius has never been easier with Universal Relocations.

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