Import & Export

Guide to Export

This guide is intended to provide businesses exporting goods from Mauritius with an overview of the general exporting process.

REGISTRATION


Register your Business
Contact the Companies Division or register online
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Register with Customs
Contact the Customs Department for more details
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Register with Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) If you have a turnover above Rs 6 million
Contact the MRA for more information

PROCEDURES AND DOCUMENTS

For detailed information on procedures and documentation for exports, please click here.

The Harmonised Commodity Description and Coding System

The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System generally referred to as "Harmonized System" or simply "HS" is a multipurpose international product nomenclature developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO).

An exporter needs to be aware of the HS code of each product he is exporting. The HS code is an eight-digit or ten-digit nomenclature used for customs purposes.

An application for HS Code Classification can be made to the Customs Department which has the authority to classify goods in Mauritius.

EXPORT PERMITS

There are a few items that are controlled at export as per the Consumer Protection (Export Control) Regulations 2000.

For more information on Export permits for controlled items, please contact the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Consumer Protection:

Commerce Division
4th Floor Anglo Mauritius Building
Intendence Street, Port Louis
Tel: +230 405 1399
Fax: +230 208 5250
Email: td@mail.govmu.org
Website: industry.govmu.org

Australia

June 1995
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI)

China

April 1997
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) - Beijing
China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission - Shanghai
November 1998
CCPIT Guangdong Sub-Council
September 2008
CCPIT Qingdao
May 2007
CCPIT Qingdao

Austria

September 2014
Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

France

September 1996
l’Assemblée des Chambres Françaises de Commerce et d’Industrie (ACFCI)

India

November 1985
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
May 1996
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
June 1995
Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry
January 2004
India International Trade Center
May 2004
Seafood Exporters Association of India
October 2005
Seafood Exporters Association of India

Kenya

January 2011
The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI)

Madagascar

November 2004
Fédération des Chambres de Commerce, d’Industrie, d’Artisanat et d’Agriculture de Madagascar

Malaysia

August 1994
The National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia
June 2005
Malaysian Associated Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Mozambique

September 2012
Chamber of Commerce of Mozambique)

Pakistan

October 2004
The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)

Russia

May 2007
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation

Sri Lanka

May 2004
National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka

Tanzania

January 2011
The Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA)

Thailand

August 2004
The Federation of Thai Industries (F.T.I)
February 2013
TUSKON

Turkey

August 2014
DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board)
TOBB (The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey)

Réunion

June 1995
Chambre of Commerce and d’Industrie de la Réunion
March 2002
L’Association pour le Développement Industriel de la Réunion

Seychelles

November 2005
Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry
April 2014
Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Djibouti

August 2008
Chamber of Commerce of Djibouti

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