Mauritius Launches Premium Visa For People Who Want To Work Remotely

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by Sanjana Shenoy

While there has been a drop in Covid-19 cases across the world, many companies are still following work from home routines. So, this means you’d probably still be sitting in the comfort of your home, in your cosy pyjamas, working away. Now, this might be a comfortable, flexible schedule, nevertheless, you might be craving for a change of space. We have great news for people who work remotely. Mauritius has now launched a premium visa for digital nomads. Read on to know all the deets.

Mauritius Invites Remote Workers With Premium 1 Year Visas

According to a Hindustan Times report, the gorgeous beach destination of Mauritius is offering premium long-term visas for remote workers. The visas were launched as means to boost tourism in the Indian Ocean island nation. Mauritius has faced major tourism revenue losses due to the pandemic and has struggled to match visitor numbers as that of pre-pandemic levels. Nilen Vencadasmy, chairman of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority revealed that Mauritius is seeking digital nomads who can work from anywhere in the world.

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Around 2000 Premium Visa Applications To Mauritius Approved

The premium visa for remote workers will permit digital nomads to work as long as a year, remotely from Mauritius. The island nation also wants wealthier tourists to make longer trips. Vencadasmy added to news outlets that around 2000 visa applications for the premium visa have been approved. Mauritius seeks to boost tourism through these special visas as it faced a severe drop in tourist numbers from 1.4 million annually to zero after it closed its borders. So, if you’re bored of your work from home routine, then work from the beaches in Mauritius. Meanwhile, explore Mauritius in a minute with this fun video.