British High Commissioner to Mauritius
The British High Commission in Mauritius maintains and develops relations between the UK and Mauritius.
If you’re in Mauritius and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +230 2029400. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Mauritius, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British High Commission Port Louis.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
For legal reasons, we’re unable to carry out notarial acts in Commonwealth countries. This includes certifying documents as true copies of originals, administering oaths or taking affidavits. For these or other notarial acts, you should contact a local notary.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Mauritius.
British High Commission Port Louis
7th floor, Cascades Building
Edith Cavell Street, P.O. box 1063
Enquiries Telephone +230 2029400
Enquiries Fax +230 2029408
Office Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 7:45 am to 3:45 pm
Friday: 7:45 am to 1:45 pm
Consular Counter Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Friday: closed, except for genuine emergencies