The acquisition of a villa under the IRS Scheme grants resident status to the investor, his spouse and dependents. Under the scheme, outsiders are permitted to buy property with a minimum investment of USD 375,000.
Investment schemes for foreigners
A foreign buyer is entitled to a Mauritian residence permit with the acquisition of certain types of properties. The different schemes authorised by the Government of Mauritius are: IRS, RES, PDS and G+2.
The Property Development Scheme (PDS) allows the development of a mix of luxurious residential units on freehold land of an extent of at least 1 arpent. Included are public spaces, leisure and other facilities.