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Mauritian Nationality by Descent

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am looking forward to be registered as a mauritian citizen by descent and I would like to know if it would be possible taking into consideration my present factors:

1) I am 25 years of age, Male
2) Only my mother is Mauritian
3) I have been born outside the country of  my citizenship and have lived here all my life and so has my mother since marriage

Looking forward your soonest resonse.

Regards

A person born outside Mauritius is a citizen of Mauritius under section 20(3) and 23 of the Constitution if either of his parents is a citizen of Mauritius by birth .

You can have more info on:
http://pmo.gov.mu/English/dha/Mandate/P … NSHIP.aspx

you can also find citizenship application form there.

regards

From my own experience, It is possible but I believe it is harder to achieve after the age of 18 or 21. Possibly something to do with being of indipendece age but things may have changed. I did mine when I was 17 and I'm now 29 and it was no problem. Father is Mauritian and Mother is English. Speak to the Mauritius embassy.

rare.human :

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am looking forward to be registered as a mauritian citizen by descent and I would like to know if it would be possible taking into consideration my present factors:

1) I am 25 years of age, Male
2) Only my mother is Mauritian
3) I have been born outside the country of  my citizenship and have lived here all my life and so has my mother since marriage

Looking forward your soonest resonse.

Regards

FWIW: Looks like you are born in India , correct?
Thus , you may have to check with the Indian Govt first before applying for another citizenship since the INdian govt does not allow dual citizenship.

As far as Mauritian citizenship, this subject has been covered over the yrs  and just by doing a search you will find the pertinent threads. the latest one was  ~ Jan 2014.

Same age and circumstances and got mine this year :)

Hello Korn1,

I appreciate your kind response. How long did it take you to get one and what are the documents they required?

Regards :)

Dear Hussein,

Thank you for your kind post :)

Dear Jaygoldmoto,

Thank you for your kind reply :)

Dear External,

I appreciate your post, however it wasn't much informative, or it did not answer my question.

I am a British Passport holder, not Indian, and I am of mixed race.

I have conducted a thorough research online, and have called in the Mauritian high commision in London. However it was not much helpful. I have retrieved the documents for Act 20 article 3 and Act 23 of the Mauritain Constitution. However it wasn't clear for my circumstances. Also, upon conduting a more thorough reserach, I end up with the same link to the Mauritan govt website which is not much informative.

I would appreciate if you could please post the link to which you are mentioning.

"People of Mauritian Descent or foreign birth should bring:
(i) Birth Certificate of country of birth (original or photocopy, any format)
(ii) Passport
(iii) Proof of Address/Proof of Address Form (not older than 3 months)
(iv) Existing ID card or Police Memo (if existing ID card is lost)
(v) Prime Minister's Office Letter/Certifcate"

:) Also you will need your Mothers birth certificate  (make sure that your birth certificate is unabridged). I think that is it

It took around a week for me to get the card

rare.human :

Dear External,

I appreciate your post, however it wasn't much informative, or it did not answer my question.

I am a British Passport holder, not Indian, and I am of mixed race.
Well I apologize for that since initially ( in your original post) you had the Indian flag as your  location . Thus my assumptions.
I have conducted a thorough research online, and have called in the Mauritian high commision in London. However it was not much helpful. I have retrieved the documents for Act 20 article 3 and Act 23 of the Mauritain Constitution. However it wasn't clear for my circumstances. Also, upon conduting a more thorough reserach, I end up with the same link to the Mauritan govt website which is not much informative.

I would appreciate if you could please post the link to which you are mentioning.

First your mother has to prove her mauritian citizenship since I believe that she may not be in Mauritius.
Thus , she will need a new birth certificate to apply for a new Citizen Identification Card ( thus proving her Mauritian citizenship) .
Once she has that, you will need the marriage certificate  of your parents.
With her ID card , the marriage certificate, your parents birth certificates  and all the documents listed by Korn1 ( or what they require on the govt. site), then you can apply for your own citizenship.
Since you are older than 18 ( thus not a minor)  and your mum may not have registered you at  the nearest Mauritian Embassy or High Commission when you were born, it will take awhile for the Govt to issue your citizenship certificate. For sure , not a week unless you know someone at the PMO !!! ( a fact not a myth- just the reality on the island) .

Hi

Am so happy to have found this site.

My father is Mauritian Indian and my mother Italian.

I married a Mauritian in 1990 but returned to UK soon after. We sadly divorced not long after.

He has not had any input in her life but my daughter has the full love and unconditional support of my side of the family.

We are going to Mauritius in December, her 1ST VISIT in all her life.

My daughter is 25 and a half and now would like to apply for dual nationality.

I have called Mauritian High Commission in London and not given much details.

I just wanted to know if there is a cut off point for applying for dual nationality.

I'm not great at searching on websites. I found this site by fluke or I prefer to say FATE xxx

I'd be grateful if anyone could attach useful links.

Kind regards and thank you all in advance.

X

@ X

Were you born in Mauritius?
If not, her mauritian father has to give her all the required ID  and birth certificate for her to apply under the Jus Sanguinis . You won't be able to apply for her .

If you were born in Mauritius then you will have to follow the steps as listed in post #12.

There is a link in post #2 also for your queries and also you can search on this forum by typing "dual citizenship or mauritian nationality" in the search window above

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