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Honorary Consulate of Mauritius in Marseilles

I am, Mrs. Régine Scapel Grail, the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Mauritius in Marseilles

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the official website of the Honorary Consulate.

The core mission of the Honorary Consulate is to:

  • enhance the Bilateral Relations between Mauritius and Marseilles
  • promote the welfare of and provide consular services to the Mauritian community living in Marseilles
  • foster trade and investment as well as tourism between Mauritius and Marseilles
  • facilitate cultural, commercial, educational, social, scientific and sports exchanges between Mauritius and Marseilles
  • provide information on passport, visas and other issues of interest based on current regulations

It is my earnest hope that any query you may have will be satisfactorily answered through this website. However, in case you need additional information or any other assistance, please feel free to leave a message and/or contact us.

Thank you for visiting our website and we encourage you to contact us by email, phone or pay a visit to us for additional information, suggestions or comments.

Mrs. Régine Scapel Grail

Honorary Consul of the Republic of Mauritius

Contact Us

Mrs. Régine Scapel Grail

Honorary Consul (24.12.96)

28, Boulevard Paul Peytral

13006 Marseilles


Tel: 04 91 13 74 74

Fax: 04 91 55 61 41

Email: avocats@scapel.eu

Consular Services

The consular section situated in the premises of the embassy is visited by an average of 45 persons daily. The following services are offered to the public on a daily basis:


  • Eu citizens are exempted from visa when visiting mauritius. Mission issues a maximum 3 month visa for business and tourist purposes to other nationals residing in france, mainly from algerians, ivory coast as well as nationals of other eastern european countries. For the period january to august 2009, 664 visas have been processed/issued by the embassy.

processing of passport applications and related enquiries

  • For calendar year 2010, 978 Passport Applications have been processed by the Embassy and sent to the Passport & Immigration Office. For the same period, the Embassy received 829 Passports from the PIO for onward transmission to the applicants residing in France & other European countries covered by the Mission.

additional services

  • In addition to the requests for new Passports, the Embassy issued, as a matter of urgency, 145 Travel Documents & 658 Visas to foreign nationals travelling to Mauritius. The Embassy also issued 400 "certificats de coutumes", 200 life certificates. Mission also legalizes documents for business and administrative purposes.

mauritius students queries

  • The embassy also meets and responds to queries from mauritian students, particularly, with respect to french administrative procedures, which can be quite tedious. There are approximately 1000 mauritian students in france, including 200 who have benefited from scholarships.

assisting mauritian nationals

  • Assistance to mauritian nationals includes, assisting mauritian in distress, helping mauritian with administrative procedures both in france and mauritius, assisting in cases of lost passports, repatriation of mortal remains.

customer oriented consular section

  • Mission wishes to inform that there has been much improvement in the consular section, which has been reorganised and beefed up. Indeed, a personalised and customer-care oriented consular service is now operational at mission; the visitor is channelled as from the moment he/she enters the embassy according to the nature of his/her needs.