To further promote Mauritius as an ideal jurisdiction for wealth management activities, the Mauritian Government has introduced the Family Office Licence. The Financial Services Act, 2007, also allows for Overseas Family Office (Single) Licence and an Overseas Family Office (Multiple) Licence.

The holder of a Family Office Licence is authorised to provide certain services to family clients, including:

  • administration and management of investments, assets and/or estate(s);
  • administration and management of concierge services;
  • management of accounting and reporting;
  • administration and management of philanthropic services;
  • providing training and development to the incoming generations;
  • management of accounting and reporting;
  • administration and management of philanthropic services;
  • providing training and development to the incoming generations;
  • administration and management of disaster recovery planning;
  • administration of risk management;
  • provision of administrative support;
  • ensuring compliance with domestic and international legislations;
  • establishing family governance, wealth strategies, family boards including family charters;
  • providing tax advisory and compliance services;
  • advising on wealth planning and protection; and
  • any other activities as may be approved by the FSC.


The holder of a family office Licence is required to adopt an integrated risk management system such as risk identification, measurement, reporting and mitigation. The family office licence holder may benefit from a five-year tax holiday provided that it meets the substance requirements of the FSC and Tax Authority in Mauritius.

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