Property Development Scheme (Investment within 500,000 USD)

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The Property Development Scheme (PDS) allows the development of a mix of residences for sale to non-citizens, citizens and members of the Mauritian Diaspora.

The Property Development Scheme consist of real estate investment program for foreigners. Purchasers (with spouse and children) of a PDS worth anything within 500,000 USD are eligible to receive a permanent residence permit upto 10 years. The decision will vary depending on the investment amount.

The scheme provides development of luxurious residential units, high quality spaces, high-class leisure and social amenities, etc.

Application Process:

Initially, any purchaser should make a formal application to the Board of Investment (BOI) located in Port Louis, so as to acquire a property under the PDS scheme. Any requests of acquisition must be accompanied by information and documents based on the official guide of the board.



120 months max.



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Eligibility Requirements for the Property Development Scheme (Investment within 500,000 USD)

8 Eligibility Requirements

  • You can be a citizen of Mauritius, a non-citizen or a member of the Mauritian Diaspora; or
  • A company incorporated or registered under the Companies Act; or
  • A société, where its deed of formation is deposited with the Registrar of Companies; or
  • A limited partnership under the Limited Partnerships Act; or
  • A trust, where the trusteeship services are provided by a qualified trustee; or
  • A foundation under the Foundations Act.
  • You must have a Detailed business plan containing of Background of promoters/shareholders, Project components and description, Marketing plan, Work programme and implementation schedule, Detailed financial structure of project, Capital structure.
  • You must obtain the approval letter from EDB (Economic development Board).

Document Requirements for the Property Development Scheme (Investment within 500,000 USD)

9 Document Required

  • The duly completed and signed application form must be submitted.
  • Certificate of Incorporation together with the register of shareholders.
  • A Board resolution nominating ‘the director’ who will act on behalf of the PDS Company.
  • Detailed business plan containing: Background of promoters and investors, Project components and description,Proposed date of start of construction, Marketing plans, Detailed financial structure of project (projected cash flow, annual income statement, selling price).
  • Site/location plan by sworn land surveyor and context plan as per Outline Scheme.
  • Detailed master plan for the whole project – A document that describes, with a map, the overall development concept.
  • Title Deed of the present land owner in case the promoter is bringing land as “apport en capital” in the project.
  • Valuation report of the subject property (prepared by a chartered land valuer) where the project shall be implemented.
  • Documents showing proof of funds - A bank confirmation or a letter of arrangement that demonstrates that the investor has the ability and funds available for the project.

Talent Migration data for Mauritius

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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