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Doing Business in Mauritius

Doing Business in Mauritius

Doing Business in Mauritius

About the Board of Investment (Mauritius)

The Board of Investment (BOI) is the leading agency of the Government of Mauritius responsible for promoting and facilitating investment in Mauritius.

As Mauritius opens to the world, transforming itself into a competitive global business platform, the Board of Investment has put at the service of the international business community a personalised range of services to attract international investment and talents in the country.

A dedicated team of professionals at BOI with strong industry expertise can provide professional guidance for successful business launches in Mauritius. A strong partnership has developed between BOI and the private sector, thereby improving investment climate and encouraging innovation.

BOI free-of-charge range of services include inter alia:

  • Counseling on investment opportunities in Mauritius
  • Providing tailor made information for the setting up of a business in Mauritius
  • Organization of customized meetings and visits
  • Identification of joint venture partners
  • Assistance with site locations and production facilities
  • Assistance for occupation permits, licenses and clearances

The Mauritius Board of Investment is viewed both locally and internationally as a strategic partner for any investor wishing to benefit from the thriving business environment of Mauritius.


Laws & Regulations

Consolidated licensing and supervisory framework for financial services other than banking

The Financial Services Act 2007, the Securities Act 2005 and the Insurance Act 2005 have been proclaimed and came into force on 28 September 2007.

The Securities (Amendment) Act 2007 and the Insurance (Amendment) Act 2007 which amend the Securities Act 2005 and the Insurance Act 2005 respectively have also been proclaimed on the same date.

Accordingly, the Financial Services Development Act 2001, the Financial Services Development (Amendment) Act 2005, the Insurance Act 1987, the Stock Exchange Act 1988 and the Unit Trust Act 1989 are repealed.


The Companies Act

The Registrar of Companies has published a document Guide to The Companies Act 2001 to assist the public to better understand the procedures for incorporation of companies.