All you need to know about Mauritius Study Visa

Study in Mauritius - Process & Details

For many, higher education abroad is a dream of hundreds and thousands of students. Most of them fail to live their dream in reality due to high living expenses, visa fee and education cost. But what if one of the top notch destinations offers affordable opportunity to international student to live and pursue a degree of their interest. By obtaining a Mauritius study visa international students can experience number of benefits and unique lifestyle.

Mauritius is the heaven on earth located in Indian Ocean better known for white beaches and blue water. It is the first country to be free of Novel Coronavirus. It has been reported at present the number of active cases are zero. According to the Oxford University COVID-19 government response tracker, the country scored 100 in the tracker. 

If you plan to study in Mauritius, then this article will give you clear understanding of Mauritius study visa.

What is a Mauritius Study Visa?

It is a legal permit that allows non citizens to live and study in country to pursue either part time or full time course in a territory educational institution registered with the Tertiary Education Commission, or in a Technical and Vocational Educational and Training (TVET) institution registered with the Mauritius Qualifications Authority, or to follow a practical training course which forms part of higher studies.

A non citizen intend to study in Mauritius should first secure a seat in a tertiary educational institution or TVET institution registered respectively with Tertiary Education Commission or the Mauritius Qualification Authority.

Mauritius study visa also allows to study on an exchange program from any other recognized tertiary educational institution, for a period of no more than one year.

How to process Mauritius Study visa?

The country requires that the education institution in which the international student is enrolled must apply for the visa on behalf of the student to the Mauritius Passport and Immigration Office (PIO).

The visa application process does not take more than to 2-3 weeks. Once the application has been approved, the PIO issue provisional entry permit valid for three months it’s a legal permit to enter the country. Once the student arrives in country, it’s mandatory that they must undergo complete medical check up to ensure that the student is not suffering from any contagious diseases.

What are the documents required to apply for Mauritius Study Visa?

There is a long list of documents required. Go through the following check list:-

1)    Visa application form filled and signed by the applicant

2)    Two latest passport size photograph

3)    Documents as evidence that the student has been accepted to pursue a course in a recognized institute or university duly send by the authorized authority

4)    Complete details of the duration of the course indicating if its full time or part time basis

5)    Evidence of funds that the student is financially strong to cover the cost of study and stay in country

6)    Medical and health certificate

Note: – The student visa can be cancelled if the applicant fails to satisfy the set criteria and conditions of the student visa or else has submitted any false or misleading information or document. 

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