Practical Info

Banking and Insurance

Banking and Insurance

Mauritius hosts a number of financial institutions with a comprehensive product offering and banking facilities. The major banks of Mauritius are MCB, SBM, Bank One, Afrasia, and MPCB among others. There are many insurance companies to cater for your personal needs for you to choose from as you will need to apply for a medical insurance to pursue your studies with Medine Education Village. You may choose to apply for one in your home country or in Mauritius. 

Catering

Catering

Mauritius can boast itself of its mix of cultures translated into its cuisine. While you go around the island you will be indulged in a burst of different flavours and cultural dishes, from Chinese, Indian, European and other local cuisine with a distinctive preparation. Feel the same Mauritian welcome in restaurants as in snacks. 

Transport and Driving

Transport and Driving

 Mauritius is a right-side drive country with a dense traffic along the main roads connecting cities. Purchasing a car can be quite costly but travelling by bus is a free alternative. Tertiary students can apply for a special travel card at the National Transport Authority. 

Travel and Visa

Travel and Visa

You need an updated passport prior to departure and with a validity of at least six months after leaving Mauritius. Your student visa will be provided to you by Medine Education Village or through the institution at which you enrolled. The Passport and Immigration Office is the regulatory body to deliver your visa once you are admitted. It is good to know that the local authorities have the right to reject visa applications without notice.

Vaccines

Vaccines

There is no mandatory vaccination for traveling to Mauritius.