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Vaani Vyapoory Launches “Stop Polisyon” Music Video

    Vaani Vyapoory Launches “Stop Polisyon” Music Video

    April 21, 2016: The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a new music video, "Stop Polisyon" to promote environmental preservation created by Pan African Youth Leadership Program alumna Vaani Vyapoory.

  • Coffee, Tea and U.S. Elections

    Coffee, Tea and U.S. Elections

    April 13, 2016: Members of the English Speaking Union and Political Officer Matthew Gerdin talk about the U.S. elections around a cuppa tea.

  • MWF 2016

    MWF for Young African Leaders Mauritian Finalists

    March 30, 2016: Susan Falatko announced the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellows – Komal Boodhun, Junaid Udhin, Joanna Doorghen-Gorden, Joseph Jean-Noel Jolicoeur, Dominique Chan Low, Nawsheen Ahmine, Vednidhi “Ram” Mudhoo, Nazeem Junggee, Joseph Dian, Sandrine Julien, Koushul Narrain, and Pritee Auckloo.

  • Uncle Sam's Library

    Uncle Sam's Travelling Library in Bon Accueil

    March 23, 2016: Uncle Sam’s Traveling Library was at the Bon Accueil Government School. Political Officer Matthew Gerdin was the guest reader. Beautiful experience! You want US to visit your school? Drop us an email: irc_portlouis@state.gov.

  • Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield

    Visit of Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield

    January 12, 2016: Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield visited Mauritius from January 11th to 13th. On the 12th, Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield toured the workshop and showroom of AWEP alumna Zinaida Ameerally Ramjan, founder CEO of “Sublime Seduction".

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  • DV-2018 Program: Online Registration

    Online registration for the DV-2018 Program begins on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and concludes on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-4). Please note that there is no cost to register for the DV Program. For information on the DV process, please click  here »

  • Open solicitations for products and services for the U.S. Mission in Port Louis

    Project 1– Replacement of metal Windows at the Chief of Mission Residence - Vacoas: The U.S Embassy in Port Louis is requesting quotes for replacement of windows at the of the Chief of Mission Residence (CMR) and guest quarters, Macarty House, Angus Road Vacoas, as per the attached Scope of Work. A compulsory pre-proposal meeting will be held on site at Vacoas on Thursday September 1, 2016 at 2.p.m. All interested contractors must confirm their attendance no later than August 31 via email to rajinundunbx@state.gov or by phone on 202 4429.  Scope of Works »

  • Open solicitations for products and services for the U.S. Mission in Port Louis

    Project 2 – Replacement of Outdoor Lighting at the Chief of Mission Residence – Vacoas: The U.S Embassy in Port Louis is requesting quotes for replacement of outdoor lightings at the of the Chief of Mission Residence (CMR), Macarty House, Angus Road Vacoas, as per the attached Scope of Work. A compulsory pre-proposal meeting will be held on site at Vacoas on Thursday September 1, 2016 at 1.p.m. All interested contractors must confirm their attendance no later than August 31 via email to rajinundunbx@state.gov or by phone on 202 4429.  Scope of Works »

  • Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Election-related Rallies and Events

    August 1, 2016: The U.S. Department of State advises U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Seychelles of the upcoming National Assembly elections scheduled to take place September 8-10. U.S. citizens should avoid political rallies and demonstrations during the election season. For more information, click  here »

  • East Africa Our Ocean Photo/Essay Contest!

    Help catalyze actions to promote healthy oceans by entering the East Africa Our Ocean Photo/Essay Contests! The submission deadline for participants is September 1. Click on the link above for information about the contest rules and find more about the prizes to win  here »

  • Change in Procedures - Optional Practical Training (OPT)

    Port Louis, March 24, 2016: The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a change in procedures affecting certain foreign students. Upon completion of a university degree in the United States, international students (on F-1 student visas) may gain work experience complementing their academic program by enrolling under in Optional Practical Training (OPT). All foreign students are entitled to one year of OPT for each degree they receive. Students who complete a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) disciplines are entitled to an additional two years of OPT for a total of three years after their graduation. It should be noted that OPT does not confer a work permit or Green Card. For more information, please visit this website: https://studyinthestates.dhs.gov/ or contact the U.S. Embassy at IRC_PortLouis@state.gov.  

  • Alumni, the Embassy wants to connect with YOU!

    Have you participated in a U.S.-Government funded exchange or education program locally or in the United States? Have you studied in an American University? If so, the Embassy of the United States of America wants to connect with YOU! It does not matter if it was a year or 15 years (or more) ago! Download the Alumni Registration Form and follow the instructions. Please share the information if you know someone who is eligible. For questions, email US:portlouispas@gmail.com. Download the Alumni Registration Form  here »

Chargé d’Affaires

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    Chargé d'affaires

    Melanie Zimmerman is the new Chargé D’Affaires for Mauritius and the Seychelles.

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  • Colombus Day
    Monday, October 10, 2016

    The U.S. Embassy will be closed on these days. For other holidays observed, please consult the full holiday listing.

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