(Country code: MU)
Maximum Coverage = Maximum Declared Value for Carriage for the Priority™ Worldwide service.
An import permit is required for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit. Senders should determine import restrictions from the country's authorities before posting:
- alcohol and spirits
- animals and animal products
- apiary products
- ceramic goods
- crash (motorcycle) helmets
- glass and glassware
- plants and plant products
- pharmaceutical products
- paper and paperboard products
- meat and meat products
- raw hides and skins
- wood and wood products.
In addition to items considered non-mailable matter, the following are prohibited:
- artificial sweetners
- bakery and pastry equipment
- bank notes, currency notes, or securities
- confectionery in the form of cigarettes
- clocks and watches, parts
- drugs, non-prescription
- electric water heaters
- fruit (oranges, tangerines, lemons, limes, grapefruit)
- items contrary to the social or moral order of the State
- ivory and tortoise shells
- infant formula
- indecent, immoral or seditious articles
- live animals
- musical instruments
- metals and mineral products
- milk (fresh, liquid)
- nutrient supplements
- newspapers, printed books, and brochures
- oils (sunflower, coconut, soyabean)
- public transport vehicles
- petroleum oils
- plastic feeding bottles, teats and soothers
- second hand motor vehicles parts
- ships, boats and floating structures
- salted fish
- sugarcane plants
- toy guns
- vegetables (onions, potatoes, garlic, beans).
- toy motorcycle helmets.
Information regarding Customs can be found in "Customs Requirements" of the Canada Postal Guide.
In addition, commercial goods mailed to Mauritius require an invoice showing the value of the goods in Canadian dollars. Commercial goods require a Certificate of Origin.
Senders should also include the addresse's telephone number (if available), in addition to the complete delivery address on the Customs Declaration.
The following documents may be required for import:
1. Invoice indicating the FOB and or/CIF value of goods
2. Bill of Entry
3. Insurance Certificate
4. Certificate of Inspection
5. Certificate of Origin
6. Other documents (eg. Health, agriculture, and veterinary services).
The following is a list of permits/certificates required on controlled items:
Asbestos Free Certificate
Ministry of Agriculture Landing Permit
Agriculture Marketing Board Permit
Ministry of Agriculture Phytosanitary Certificate
Food and Drugs Permit
Ministry of Agriculture Certificate/Human Hair
Mercury Free Certificate
Ministry of Agriculture Permit
Ministry of Health Authority
Mauritius Standards Bureau Approval
Mauritius Standards Bureau Certificate
Tea Board Approval
Tobacco Board Approval
CFC Free Certificate
Dangerous Chemical Control Board
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection is responsible for the control of products that require import permits. A commercial invoice is required to support customs declaration for an item being sent from a company to company or an individual.