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
The British High Commission Port Louis maintains and develops relations between the UK and Mauritius.
Find out more on their UK and Mauritius news page, here: https://www.gov.uk/world/Mauritius/news. The British High Commission Port Louis provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Mauritius. You can access UK Government services while in Mauritius, here: https://www.gov.uk/world/mauritius.
If you are in Mauritius and you need urgent help (for example, you have been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +230 2029400. If you are in the UK and worried about a British national in Mauritius, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
You can apply for an emergency travel document if you are abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you cannot get a new or replacement passport in time to travel, here: https://www.gov.uk/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 the British High Commission Port Louis as soon as possible, here: https://www.gov.uk/world/organisations/british-high-commission-port-louis#contact-us.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel here: https://www.gov.uk/renew-adult-passport.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you are not sure, check if you are a British citizen here: https://www.gov.uk/check-british-citizen.
If you are not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact the British High Commission Port Louis to apply for an emergency travel document, here: https://www.gov.uk/world/organisations/british-high-commission-port-louis#contact-us.
Once you have contacted them, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British High Commission Port Louis, here: https://www.consular-appointments.service.gov.uk/fco/#!/british-high-commission-port-louis/issuing-an-emergency-travel-document/service_list.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
For legal reasons, they are 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, here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mauritius-list-of-lawyers.
The British High Commission Port Louis charge fees for some of their services. See the full list of consular fees in Mauritius here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mauritius-consular-fees.