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Employment Division Work Permit Unit (under the aegis of The Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training)

Aims and Objectives


  1. To process applications for work permit and issue the work permits within 30 working days.
  2. To monitor the employment of expatriates in line with the provisions of the Non-Citizens (Employment Restriction) Act 1973 and in accordance with policies of Government.
  3. To process applications and issue such licences to local private recruitment agencies.
  4. To ensure that recruitment of workers for employment in Mauritius and abroad is carried out in line with the provisions of the Recruitment of Workers Act 1993.