About Us

Mauritius


Service locations

The Australian High Commission in Port Louis has no visa function. Our office in Pretoria, South Africa, manages visa and citizenship services for clients in Mauritius.

Australian High Commission

Pretoria

Pretoria
Summary
This visa office provides immigration and visa service to clients in South Africa and 30 other countries in Africa including: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Cape Verde, Comors, Gambia (The), Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast (cote d'Ivoire), Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Reunion Islands, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Togo and Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Street address
292 Orient Street (Corner Schoeman)
Arcadia
Pretoria, 0083
South Africa
Note: Due to the unreliability of the South African mail service, applications and personal documents should be sent to the postal address and not the street address.

Postal address
Private Bag X150
Arcadia 0007
South Africa
Counter hours
By appointment only
Note: Arranged through the South African AVACs, or directly by the Australian High Commission.
Telephone
27 12 423 6272 (Appointments)
27 12 423 6000 (General enquiries)
8.30 am to 11.30 am Monday to Friday
Fax
27 12 342 4222
Electronic contact
Australian immigration enquiry form
Website
http://www.southafrica.embassy.gov.au/
Additional information

Payment information

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Bank cheque

Bank issued cheques, in South African Rand (ZAR) only, made payable to the 'Australian High Commission'. Personal cheques are not accepted.​

Cash

Cash can only be accepted when paying at the High Commission and strictly by appointment only.

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​Making payment in Australia

Fees may be paid​ at any of our offi​ces in Australia. Once the fee has been paid, you will need to provide a copy of the receipt with your application.​​​

Citizenship

​Applications for Citizenship by Descent can be lodged at this office or at the Australian Visa Application Centre.​

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​Applications for Australian citizenship general eligibility and other situations, and applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be lodged at the Canberra Visa and Citizenship office in Australian Capital Territory​.

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Panel physician

Port Louis

City Clinic
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

102-106 Sir Edgar Laurent St
Port Louis

Telephone

+230 242 0486
+230 216 7424
+230 216 7425

Fax

+230 240 7042
+230 216 0156

Rose Hill

Nouvelle Clinique du Bon Pastue Ltee
Summary

Medical and Radiology examinations

Street address

Mgr J Mamet Street
Rose Hill

Telephone

+230 464 2640

Fax

+230 454 0632

Police check

Mauritius

Mauritius
Postal address

Commissioner of Police
Police Headquarters
Line Barracks Port Louis
MAURITIUS

Counter hours

Monday to Friday 8.30am–2.30pm (except for collection up to 4pm), and Saturday 8.30am–11am (except for collection up to 11:30am)

Additional information

Relevant document: Certificate of character (formerly known as a ‘Certificate of Morality/Certificat de Moralite’).
Residents: Apply in person at Police Headquarters of the districts (regions) at:

  • Port Louis (South) Line Barracks
  • Port Louis (North) Abercrombie
  • Piton District Headquarters
  • Rose Hill District Head Quarters
  • Curepipe District Headquarters
  • Rose Belle District Headquarters
  • Flacq District Headquarters, or
  • Rodrigues (Port Mathurian) District Headquarters.

Residents provide: Civil status certificates and identity cards (the original and two copies of each) as well as any document confirming your address.
Non-residents: Apply by writing to the address above.
Non-residents provide: Your birth certificate, ID card, marriage certificate and fingerprints (only if requested after making the application), residence card (if available), a letter signed by you and indicating your period of residence in Mauritius and a copy of your identity card, driver's licence or passport.
Processing time: Four weeks
Fee: Payable.
Note: The certificate will be posted to you if you are in Australia or, if abroad, through any Mauritian Embassy, Consulate or Mission. This will speed up the process, especially when original copies of documents cannot accompany the application. Mauritian Missions/Consulates/Embassies can certify the true copies of the original documents. Alternatively, an applicant can also delegate any one of their relatives in Mauritius to make the application on their behalf (by a simple letter of authorization, addressed to the Commissioner of Police).