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Measures taken by MRA due to Covid-19 lockdown in Mauritius

Measures taken by MRA due to Covid-19 lockdown in Mauritius

21 Mar 2020

Measures taken by MRA due to lockdown in Mauritius


The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) wishes to inform the public that given the lockdown prevailing in Mauritius, a dedicated team of MRA staff is working to maintain all essential services that MRA offers to its stakeholders.


The following arrangements have been made:


MRA Head-Office:


- The facilities for the electronic submission of tax returns and electronic payment of any tax due are available on MRA website (

  • - Taxpayers who are unable to submit returns or effect payment of tax due to the lockdown will not be charged any penalty or interest for late submission/payment.

  • - Kindly note that the head-office of the MRA at Ehram Court, Cnr S. Virgil Naz & Mgr Gonin Streets, Port-Louis, is closed to the public.


    However, queries may be emailed on A team of MRA officers is working from home to ensure a smooth running of the various services.


    MRA Customs:

  • - The core services of MRA Customs are operational at Custom House, Mer Rouge, PATS, Plaine Magnien and at the SSR International Airport, with a skeleton staff, in view of enabling the clearance of goods and outgoing passengers.

  • - MRA Customs at Plaine Corail in Rodrigues is also operational with a skeleton staff in view of providing the core services.

  • - Facilities for the electronic submission of Customs Declarations, including electronic payment of duties and taxes, are available on the Customs Management System.

  • - Information regarding specific services offered by the MRA Customs can be obtained by contacting the Duty Officer on 5 259 6950. The latter will direct the inquirer to the respective service.

  • - Queries regarding alcoholic products may be addressed to the Excise Section of MRA Customs by calling on 5 778 2220.

  • - All other queries regarding MRA customs services should be emailed on: