Doing Business

  • Starting a Business
  • Dealing with Construction Permits
  • Getting Electricity
  • Registering Property
  • Getting Credit
  • Protecting Minority Investment
  • Paying Taxes
  • Trading Across Borders
  • Enforcing Contracts
  • Resolving Insolvency

World Bank Doing Business Indicators

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Information on new business density and number of newly created firms with limited liability can be found at Entrepreneurship Database.



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*Takes place simultaneously with another procedure.
**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...
***Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.

Source: www.doingbusiness.org

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No.

 

Procedures

Time to Complete

Associated Costs

 1 Obtain plan approval from the Central Water Authority (CWA)

Agency : Central Water Authority (CWA)

15 days  MUR 250 
2 Obtain plan approval from the WasteWater Management Authority (WMA)

Agency : WasteWater Management Authority (WMA) 

15 days MUR 800
3 Obtain fire safety clearance

Agency : Fire Department

14 days MUR 250
4 Obtain plan approval from the Central Electricity Board (CEB)

Agency : Central Electricity Board (CEB)          

10 days        MUR 375
 5 Obtain building and land use permit

Agency : Local Authority (Municipality)

21 days MUR 65,530
 6 Notify the Local Authority of commencement of work

Agency : Local Authority (Municipality)

1 day no charge
 7 Receive random inspection by Local Authority

Agency : Local Authority (Municipality)

1 day no charge
 8 Request and receive fire inspection

Agency : Government Fire Services

1 day MUR 100
 9 Request and receive inspection for the compliance certificate from the Municipality

Agency : Municipality 

 1 day   no charge
 10  Obtain compliance certificate from the Municipality

Agency : Municipality 
 10 days  no charge
 11  Receive inspection from the Central Water Authority (CWA)

Agency : Central Water Authority (CWA)

 1 days  no charge
12 Obtain water connection from the Central Water Authority (CWA)

Agency : Central Water Authority (CWA)

14 days  MUR 26,450
13 Apply for sewage connection with the WasteWater Management Authority (WMA)

Agency : WasteWater Management Authority (WMA)

1 days no charge
14 Receive inspection for project feasibility and awaits project design

Agency : WasteWater Management Authority (WMA)
14 days no charge
15 Obtain sewage connection from WasteWater Management Authority (WMA)

Agency : WasteWater Management Authority (WMA)
18 days no charge

 


*Takes place simultaneously with another procedure.
**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...
***Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.

Source: www.doingbusiness.org

 

 


*Takes place simultaneously with another procedure.
**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...
***Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.

Source: www.doingbusiness.org

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Indicator

 

Mauritius


Sub-Saharan Africa


OECD high income

Procedures (number) 3

5.2 

        4.5
Time (days) 81 112.0         77.2
Cost (% of income per capita) 212.9 3456.5         64.2
Reliability of supply and transparency of
tariff index (0-8)

6

1.6

        7.5



 

 

No.

 

Procedures

Time to Complete

Associated Costs

 1 Submit application to CEB and await estimate

Agency : Central Electricity Board (CEB)

15 calendar days

MUR 0
 2 Receive external and visual internal inspection by CEB

Agency : Central Electricity Board (CEB)

7 calendar days MUR 0
 3 CEB carries out civil works for transformer and completes the meter installation

Agency : Central Electricity Board (CEB)

59 calendar days

MUR 748,000


*Takes place simultaneously with another procedure.

**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...
***Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.

Source: www.doingbusiness.org

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Indicator

Mauritius

Sub-Saharan Africa

OECD high income

Procedures (number)

5

6.2

4.7

Time (days)

17

53.9

20.1

Cost (% of property value)

0.6

7.6

4.2

Quality of the land administration index (0-30)

18.0

8.8

23.0










No.

Procedures

Time to Complete

Associated Costs

1

A land surveyor prepares a new survey plan and a situation plan
Agency : Land Surveyor

6 days

MUR 5,000

2

Notary checks for encumbrances at the Registrar General
Agency : Registrar General

1 days

no charge

3

A notary prepares and notarizes the deed of sale
Agency : Notary

4 days

MUR 105,846.99;

(Notary’s fees according to the following cumulative schedule )

4

 Obtain certificate from the Board of Investment that the building will be used primarily as a warehouse.
Agency : Board of Investment
 

3 days

 no charge

5

The notary deposits the signed deed for registration and transcription
Agency : Registrar General

4 days

MUR 1,000; (stamp)


*Takes place simultaneously with another procedure.
**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...
***Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.

Source: www.doingbusiness.org

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**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...
***Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.

Source: www.doingbusiness.org


Indicator

Mauritius

Sub-Saharan Africa

OECD high income

Extent of disclosure index (0-10)

7.0

5.5

4.7

Extent of director liability index (0-10)

8.0 3.5

5.3

Ease of shareholder suits index (0-10)

9.0 5.5

7.3

Extent of shareholder rights index (0-10) 7.0 4.6

6.4

Extent of ownership and control index (0-10)

6.0 3.4

4.2

Extent of corporate transparency index (0-10)

8.0 4.1

23.0

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**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...
***Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.

Source: www.doingbusiness.org

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**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...
***Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.

Source: www.doingbusiness.org

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**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...
***Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.
Note: Deflated and non-deflated values are identical in DB2015 because it is defined as the base year for the deflator.

Source: www.doingbusiness.org

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**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...
***Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.

Source: www.doingbusiness.org

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**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...
***Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.
Note: Even if the economy’s legal framework includes provisions related to insolvency proceedings (liquidation or reorganization), the economy receives 0 points for the strength of insolvency framework index, if time, cost and outcome indicators are recorded as “no practice”.

Source: www.doingbusiness.org