In order to operate in the Freeport zones, a company, registered under the Companies Act 2001must be set-up with a minimum of one shareholder. No minimum capital is required for the incorporation of the company, intending to apply for a Freeport license.
A foreign company registered under the Companies Act 2001 can also apply for a Freeport license. There is no minimum capital for foreigners wishing to invest in the Freeport companies.
Applications for a Freeport License are done with the Mauritius Freeport Unit for businesses wishing to engage in trading and processing activities, without any limitation on the range of products to be commercialised.