Australian High Commission
Mauritius
Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar, Comoros, Reunion Island (consular)

 

Australian borders are open.  Visit our COVID-19 FAQs page for more information about requirements for travel to Australia.

Welcome to the Australian High Commission, Port Louis

We provide consular advice and services to Australians in Mauritius, Madagascar, Seychelles, Comoros and Reunion Island. Get travel advice from Smartraveller and follow our social media platforms for regular updates – Twitter and Facebook.

The High Commission office in Port Louis (Rogers House) is open by appointment only from 08h30 to 15h30, Mondays to Fridays. Appointments can be requested via email: [email protected] 

For information on visas and citizenship, please review information from the Department of Home Affairs: (Applying for a visa | COVID-19 and the border (homeaffairs.gov.au). All visa and citizenship enquiries are managed electronically by the Department of Home Affairs, not the Australian High Commission, and they do not have a presence in Mauritius.

The Australian Government provides 24-hour emergency consular assistanceCall +61 2 6261 3305 from overseas and 1300 555 135 from Australia. 

For information on entering Australia, visit our COVID-19 Travel FAQs page and the Australian Government's international travel FAQs page.

Stay safe.

The Australian High Commission team in Port Louis

 

Australian Federal Election 2022 – Postal Voting

The next federal election will be held on 21 May 2022.  If you are still in Australia, you can pre-poll vote from 9 May 2022.

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) recommends overseas voters cast a postal vote in this election. If you plan to be overseas at the time of the election, visit the AEC website to register as an overseas voter and to request a postal vote (by no later than 18 May 2022).   The AEC will send ballot papers to your overseas address by international courier.

Australians in Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar, Comoros and Reunion can post their votes to the AEC directly, or mail them or drop them off to the Australian High Commission in Port Louis:

  • To send in your postal vote, please address to: Consular Section, Australian High Commission, 2nd Floor Rogers House, President John Kennedy Street, Port Louis, Mauritius.
     
  • To drop off your postal vote, please make an appointment by sending an email to [email protected]
     
  • On election day (21 May), you can drop off your vote at the Australian High Commission in Port Louis (without an appointment) at any time between 08:00 and 12:00.

To be counted, postal votes must reach the AEC in Australia no later than 13 days after election day.

 

COVID-19: International Travel

Australian citizens, permanent residents and visa holders who are fully vaccinated for international travel purposes can travel to Australia without needing to apply for a travel exemption.
 
If you do not meet Australia's vaccination requirements for international travel you are not eligible to travel to Australia without an exemption.
 
Travellers to Australia may be subject to state and territory quarantine requirements.
 
Visit our COVID-19 FAQs page for more information about requirements for travel to Australia.