Appavoo Group offers services to expatriates who wish to work and live in Mauritius. Our services cover the following area:

  • Occupation Permits or Residence Permits
    It is a permit that allows a foreigner to live and work in Mauritius for up to 3 years.
  • Permanent Residence Permit
    A Permanent Residence Permit is a permit that allows a foreigner to work and/or live in Mauritius for a period of 10 years.
  • Student Visa and Residence Permit for foreign students
    A Student Visa is a permit that allows a foreigner to stay in Mauritius to obtain tertiary education or technical & vocational education or to follow a practical training course which forms part of higher studies.
  • Acquiring Mauritian Citizenship
    It allows a foreigner to acquire Mauritian citizenship subject to terms and conditions as defined by law.

Investment Advisory

We also provide advisory services to our local and international clients in new business sectors, for instance:

      • Real Estate Sector
        The Real Estate Sector has been at the forefront of the country’s economic development in recent years. Indeed, numerous opportunities are available to invest in this sector within the different schemes which the government has set up.

      • Fintech
        Financial Technology better known as ‘Fintech’ aims to compete with traditional financial systems in the delivery of financial services. Fintech represents a real opportunity for the financial sector of Mauritius which as an avant-garde jurisdiction as Mauritius, already has the necessary ecosystem to assist Fintech companies
      • Film Industry
        Mauritius endeavours to develop the film industry and numerous measures have been taken by the Government which includes the setting up of a Film Rebate Scheme. The scheme allows 30% to 40% refund on all the Qualifying Production Expenditures (QPPE) incurred by a film producer in respect of his/her project in Mauritius.

SME Development Framework and financing Scheme

Appavoo Group operates a full fledge SME Desk to assist, guide and monitor small and medium enterprises including entrepreneurs in their quest for finances in order to develop their businesses. We assist SMEs in the following main areas:

  • Identifying the most appropriate Financing Scheme which best suit their financing requirements
  • Building their dossier to be submitted along with their application to the identified financial institutions
  • Realising their Business/ Re-structuring plan (if required)
  • Mentoring their performances

Our team

Bilal Korim

Senior Consultant

Bilal Korim, holder of a BSc (Hons) Management with Specialisation in Marketing Management from the University of Mauritius, joined Appavoo Group in 2003 and has since established himself. Marketing Executive Officer of the Group from 2003- 2004, Bilal wanted to extend his field of intervention to include accounting and management and hence moved to the consultancy field. Starting as Business Consultant in 2005, Bilal was promoted to Senior Business Consultant in 2006 and since 2007, he assumes the role of Assistant Manager. Bilal has been involved in various consultancy assignments including feasibility study reports, business diagnosis and financial re-engineering exercises of various enterprises.

Alwyna Juttun

Business Consultant

Alwyna Juttun occupies the post of Business Consultant with ACS. She holds an MSc in Financial Economics and a BSc (Hons) in Business Economics and Investment Analysis and forms part of the consulting team of experts of the group

Kaminee Busawah

Legal Consultant and MLRO

Kaminee joined the group in 2016 and occupies the post of Legal Consultant with Appavoo Corporate Services Ltd. Kaminee has been drafting all types of Legal Documents for the group. She holds a Bachelor in Law (LLB) degree from the University of London (UK) and was admitted to the Vocational Legal Education of Mauritius in 2012. She also has a Master’s degree (LLM) with specialization in International Financial and Corporate Law (UK). Kaminee is well versed in AML/CFT Laws and is registered the with the Financial Services Commission in the capacity of Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) of Appavoo International Ltd. Kaminee has considerable knowledge and experience on the Corporate Secretarial Services and the Offshore Sector. She is also responsible for the Expatriate Services offered by the group. She is well versed in Insolvency Laws and has been working in various dissolution, insolvency and receivership assignments. Kaminee is also a registered Trainer for Law with the Mauritius Qualifications Authority (MQA).

Suraj Rawa

Corporate Assistant

Suraj joined Appavoo Corporate Services in 2007 and reckons some 11 years of experience in Corporate Secretariat and Insolvency fields. He occupies the post of Corporate Secretariat Executive and specializes in the incorporation of domestic companies and their compliances with the relevant authorities.