• A STRATEGIC GEOPOLITICAL SETTING The political and economical stability of Mauritius makes it the ideal place to grow your business while targeting Africa, the Indian Ocean and Asia. » READ MORE

    The stable political and economic situation of Mauritius has made it an ideal place to relocate your business if Africa, the Indian Ocean and Asia are target markets.

    • The establishment of a competitive and attractive investment climate
    • Openings for investors and foreign expertise with a soft taxation policy that is simple and attractive
    • Diversification of investment opportunities
    • Streamlining of procedures through the Economic Development Board
    • A stable democracy, with guaranteed rights and an independent judiciary
    • A strategic geographic location, Mauritius a gateway to Europe, Asia and Africa
    • Bilateral agreements and a beneficial taxation scheme
    • A qualified bilingual workforce
    • High-quality aerial, maritime, terrestrial, financial and communication infrastructure
    • Ranked 5th in the world (1st in Africa) by the Fraser Institute Economic freedom index
    • Ranked 37th in the world by Forbes best countries for business
    • Member of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
    • Member of the common market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
    • Member of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  • AN ATTRACTIVE FISCAL MODEL One of the advantages of Mauritius is an attractive tax system: benefits for individuals and businesses. » READ MORE

    Mauritius is on the white list of finance hubs for the OCDE, guaranteeing good business practices. The country offers fiscal benefits to incentivise foreign investment while conforming to OCDE standards. Taxes, in Mauritius have been simplified to a unique rate of 15%, with no ceiling, known as a flat tax. Thus, you will never have to pay more than 15% taxes and the same revenue cannot be subject to taxation twice. The value-added tax is moreover also at 15%.

    To benefit from the tax benefits of Mauritius, you have to be a fiscal resident. There are two ways to achieve this; the first is to obtain the Mauritian nationality and the second, a residence permit.

    The Republic of Mauritius has set up double-taxation agreements with the French Republic. Thus, the same revenue cannot be subject to taxation more than once in either jurisdiction.

    • A flat tax rate of 15%
    • No taxes on dividends
    • No taxes on capital gains
    • No wealth taxes
    • 0% inheritance tax, if the inheritors fiscally reside in Mauritius.
    • Complete exemption on total import for import-export activities.
    • Double-taxation agreement
    • No local tax or property tax.
    • Fiscal deductions for all dependents
  • EDUCATION IN MAURITIUS As Mauritius is bilingual, the country offers foreigners the opportunity to enroll their children in either the French or the English school system. » READ MORE

    Mauritius is additionally, in the midst of educational growth with the objective of becoming an educational hub. Many public and private schools exist across the island. International university campuses in partnership with excellent European tertiary education institutions provide a wide range of fields of study.

    The island is far from lacking in tertiary education options as it continues to grow through partnerships. The majority of institutions offer courses in partnership with international institutions. Foreign students often find that the local education institutions are quite welcoming.

  • HEALTHCARE IN MAURITIUS We know at Colbert Consult & Invest the importance of health for future expatriates wishing to settle in Mauritius. » READ MORE

    A gem of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius has many attributes. Healthcare is one of the primary preoccupations when you relocate to a foreign country. Mauritius has a relatively developed healthcare system, managed by the Ministry of Health and Wellbeing. Healthcare is accessible at different levels, in public or private settings.

    There are no major health threats in Mauritius. No vaccination is required for European expatriates.

    It is however, best to seek information from the local authorities of your country to know if agreements exist between the local social security services and the ones in Mauritius. It is also recommended to subscribe to a private insurance for expatriates before departing for Mauritius.

    Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.