Australian High Commission
Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar, Comoros, Reunion Island (consular)

Visa Counter Service Closure 2018

Media release

                                      Australian High Commission visa counter service to close

The Visa counter service at the Australian High Commission, Mauritius will cease to operate as of 15 January 2018.

The Australian High Commission strongly encourages you to lodge your visa application online at: If you are unable to lodge online you can place your application in the drop box located at the front door of the High Commission between 8.30am-3.30pm Monday to Friday. Those who attend the High Commission wanting to lodge or follow up on a visa application will not be able to be seen by visa staff.

Please also be reminded that the Visa Section no longer accepts cash payments and all payments must be by credit card or Australian debit cards.

If you need to lodge an emergency visa and for all other visa queries please email


15 January 2018