Upcoming Closure Alert

September 9, 2019

Mauritius will host a visit from Pope Francis on September 9, 2019.  Traffic may be extremely congested, and emergency services’ ability to respond, such as ambulances and police, may be impeded.  The availability of taxis or other transportation services may be severely limited.  Restaurants and grocery stores may be closed.

The U.S. Embassy in Port Louis will be closed on September 9, 2019 for the declared Mauritian national holiday honoring the visit of Pope Francis.  The Consular Section will provide only emergency services during this period.


U.S. Embassy to Mauritius, Seychelles and Réunion:  (https://mu.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/)