advantages of company formation in Mauritius

The Island Nation of Mauritius has shown promising development in the last few years. From an economy that heavily relied on sugar, Mauritius has come to include Textile, Finance, Tourism and Apparel as the major economic activities as well. Mauritius is striving to equip itself with a highly skilled labour force and an extremely good infrastructure thereby attracting investors to start a business in Mauritius.

  • It has democratic government and is known for political stability

  • It boasts of an excellent infrastructure and is well connected by road, water and air

  • It offers individuals a lucrative tax regime – inheritance tax, capital gains tax, and customs duty

  • The literacy rate is over 80% as a result of which the workforce is highly qualified

  • They‘ve enacted policies in order to protect foreign investors foreign investors

  • Free market economy

requirement to open a company


  • Minimum 2 local Directors and 1 Shareholder (any nationality)
  • Required 1 Resident Company Secretary
  • Minimum Capital Requirement US$1
  • Registered Local office address


  • Application Form (Form 1)
  • Original Copy of Certificate of Reservation (if any)
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Photocopy of ID Cards for Mauritians or Passport for non-residents Directors
  • Address Proof of Director (Ex: Utility Bills)
  • Address Proof of Company Secretary (in the case of a One Person Company)
  • Certified copy of Constitution of the company
  • Consent from the proposed Director and Secretary depicting no disqualifications to hold office as such from their end
  • Consent from every proposed Shareholder displaying the number and class of shares and the amount paid for the shares acquired


  • Incorporation of the company
  • Financial Service Commission Processing
  • Registration with the Registrar of Companies
  • Services for Registered address
  • Services for Company Secretary
  • Company Stamp and Seal
  • Application for Tax Residency Certificate
  • Opening of Bank Account


It takes approximately 7-8 days for incorporation of a company in Mauritius.
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