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U.S. Citizen Services

Information for Travelers

Status of Consular Operations

The Consular team of the  U.S. Embassy in Port Louis will visit Reunion Island May 08-09, 2014.  Basic Consular services(passports, notarizations, etc.) will be available for U.S. citizens. For further information, please call the Consular section at (230) 202-4432 or send an inquiry to by Tuesday May 06, 2014 for an appointment.

The Consular Section offers American Citizens Services during specific hours. American citizens traveling abroad are strongly encouraged to register with the Embassy in person or online

Please refer to the Bureau of Consular Affairs website for further information.

For any emergency involving an American citizen which occurs outside office hours and which cannot wait until the Embassy reopens, please call the Embassy Duty Officer directly at (230) 5 253 3641.

Additional Information

• Visa Requirements for Mauritius (PDF - 80KB)

• Customs Information for Mauritus (PDF - 78KB)

Drug Offenses in Mauritius (PDF - 80KB)

Obtaining a Residency Permit in Mauritius (PDF - 82KB)

Obtaining a Work Permit in Mauritius (PDF - 82KB)

• Getting Married in Mauritius for non-Mauritians Resident in Mauritius (PDF - 111KB)

• Getting Married in Mauritius for non-Mauritians NOT Resident in Mauritius (PDF - 115KB)


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