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1. How to obtain a Visitor's Licence
2. How to obtain a Student Identity Card?
3. How to obtain a Bus Pass for Disabled Person?

How to obtain a Visitor's Licence

If you are a foreigner visiting Mauritius and you are bringing your vehicle for your personal use, you may be issued with a visitor's licence (VIS) for your vehicle. You will have to call at the NTA Head Office in Cassis to fill in an application form.

The following documents will have to be produced:

(i) your passport;

(ii) the registration document of the vehicle;

(iii) a bank guarantee or Carnet ATA or any other document acceptable to the Commissioner; and

(iv) an insurance certificate covering the period for which the licence is required.

You will also have to pay an application fee of Rs 300.

When your application is approved, you will be issued with a visitor's licence and a set of number plates. The fees payable are as follows:

Visitor's licence(motor car) ( per month) : Rs 1,500.

Visitor's licence(motor cycle) ( per month) : Rs 800.

Deposit for registration plates : Rs 3,000.

Please note that the visitor's licence is valid for one month only, but may be renewed for further periods of one month, up to a maximum of twelve months.

In case of loss, a duplicate of the visitor's licence may be obtained upon pyment of Rs 300.

When you are leaving the country, you will be refunded the deposit fee of Rs 3,000 upon return of the number plates to the NTA.

How to obtain a Student Identity Card?

If you are a student attending a secondary, post secondary , tertiary institution or any other institution approved for free travel, you will be provided with a student identity card issued by the NLTA.

Fees payable for student identity cards:

First issue
Rs 100.
Rs 300.
Change of ​address.
Rs 100.
Any other correction
Rs 100.
Late processing fee
Rs 300.
Note :
All requests for student identity cards will have to be addressed to the administration of the institutions. Requests addressed directly to the NTA by students or their responsible parties will not be entertained.

A Student Identity Card is issued only by the NLTA and no other documents authorise a student to benefit from the Free Travel Scheme.

Student identity Card are processed within 2-4 weeks.

How to obtain a Bus Pass for Disabled Person?

Requests have to be addressed to the nearest Social Security Office within the locality which will then forward the request to the Social security Head Office -Rose Hill.


Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform institutions determines the eligibility of Disable Free Travel for individuals suffering from a disability.


The applications are for transmitted to the NLTA for processing. The card are processed within 2-3 weeks and are collected from the NLTA by officers of the Social Security Head Office-Rose Hill, who will thereafter be distributed to the respective.

Note: Disabled persons or their relatives should refrain from calling at or contacting the NLTA for matters relating to the issue of disable bus passes​

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