Mauritius Emigration and Immigration

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Indian Immigration Records

Research use: Valuable in tracing immigrant ancestors.

Record type: passenger lists, vital information, names of family members.

Time period: Early to present.

Contents: Date of arrival, age, place of birth, names of family members, births, marriages, and deaths.

Location: Mahalina, Gandhi District, Mauritius.

Population coverage: Approximately, 15%.

Reliability: Very good. They were kept by government employees.[1]


  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Western Indian Ocean,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1990, 2000.