CONTAINERS: I wish to ship personal items to Mauritius by Sea freight. What is the process?

You may engage an international mover or a freight forwarder to assist you with the Transportation on a DTP (Door-to-Port) or DTD (Door-to-Door) basis. The service of a customs broker is required for the clearance of your consignment by processing the Bill of Entry with the MRA Customs.

Details on licensed Customs Brokers operating in Mauritius are available with the Customs House Brokers Association website at

For more information, you may also get in touch with the Mauritius Revenue Authority at