Any willing traveler to Mauritius must carry two recent photographs that should not be more than three months old. It should be scanned and stapled in a correct way and should not have been used previously in any earlier visa. The dimension of the photograph should be 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm and should have a white background in it. At least 80 percent face should be covered in it so that it can stay legible for viewing. A matte or semi-matte finish of the photograph is also highly desired.
Mauritius attaches great importance to tourists traveling to the country having return confirmed tickets with them. Hence, it is imperative to have confirmed return tickets while traveling to the country. It can also be helpful for a tourist as one may not have to stretch over here and there on the island nation during a visit.
For an Indian traveler traveling to Mauritius, it is mandatory to have a confirmed hotel booking in the country during the course of stay. Officials at the Visa on Arrival may want to confirm on this aspect so that everyone can stay assured of the stay. Moreover, a traveler can also be relaxed so that one may not have to move around an unknown place for making a hotel booking after reaching Mauritius.
Officials at the Visa on Arrival may need to confirm the plans of an Indian tourist. Therefore, it is important to have a day wise itinerary prepared in advance that can be verified by them. This way, a tourist can also stay assured of visiting all the places of interest in Mauritius. A simple plan for the entire duration can be enough to satisfy immigration officials.
A flight boarding pass is also highly desired to be preserved by any visiting Indian traveler to Mauritius. It can be required at times to be seen by an immigration official. Hence, it is recommended to keep the boarding pass intact at all times during the stay in the country.
Immigration officials may need to verify if a traveler is carrying an ample amount of money for a visit. Therefore, it is important to satisfy them of the financial health that a tourist enjoys during the stay. Enough currency in the form of cash, Forex Cards or Travelers Cheque can be produced so that officials remain assured of a traveler's financial health during a visit. An amount of US$ 100 is needed per day to keep officials assured of a traveler's visit to the country.
In case a person needs to make an application for a Visa on Arrival, a form may have to be filled at the arriving airport at an arrival counter. Such a form can be easily filled up as it only needs basic information related to the traveler.
If a person wants to visit a relative staying in Mauritius, the following documents must be procured in advance and should be produced on arrival at the Visa on Arrival counter.
1. The front page and the address page of the relative's passport copy.
2. The Visa copy, Residence Permit copy or the work permit copy of the relative.
3. An invitation letter from the relative.
4. Any type of identity document like a Citizenship Card, etc. that has been issued to him by a foreign government.