CSG School Allowance – Rs 2,000 Monthly: July 2024 to June 2025

As announced in the Budget 2024/2025, a monthly School Allowance of Rs 2,000 will be paid by the Government of the Republic of Mauritius, to children who have reached the age of three years up to the month in which they reach the age of ten years.

The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) has been entrusted with the responsibility to pay the allowance.

In order to benefit from the allowance, an eligible parent should apply electronically to the MRA in respect of an eligible child.

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Eligible Child

To benefit from the allowance, the child should be:

  1. a citizen of Mauritius;

  2. a resident in Mauritius in accordance with section 73(1)(a) of the Income Tax Act; and

  3. have reached the age of 3 years and have not reached the age of 10 years as at 1 July 2024.

Eligible Parent

Eligible parents refer to:

  1. the mother;

  2. the father; or

  3. the person to whom a Court of competent jurisdiction has entrusted the guardianship of the eligible child.

Method of application

To enable the MRA to effect payment of the School Allowance, an eligible parent is requested to submit a one-time application and provide the bank account details of the eligible child or the bank account details held jointly by the eligible child and his eligible parent.

If an eligible parent has more than one eligible child, separate applications should be made for each eligible child.

On providing the required information, a one-time password (OTP) will be sent on the mobile phone number provided and the OTP will have to be entered in order to proceed with the application.

No application will be entertained after 31 December 2025.

Pre-requisite (please read this section carefully before submitting your application)

An eligible parent must ensure that he has the following at hand:

  1. His National Identification Card (NIC);

  2. His mobile phone;

  3. The National Identification Number of the eligible child, and

  4. Bank account details of the child held in his name or held jointly by him and his eligible parent.

Additional Information

  1. After verifications by the MRA, the School Allowance will be paid:

  2. to an eligible child, every month, directly in a bank account held by him in his name or held jointly by him and his eligible parent;

  3. for the twelve (12) consecutive months immediately preceding that month, provided that the School Allowance is not paid for any month prior to the month of July 2024.

  4. Where the eligible parent makes a false declaration to unduly benefit from the school allowance, he shall commit an offense and shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding 50,000 rupees and to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years.

General information before making an application:

  1. Eligible parent is recommended to use a recent version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as browser to file the application.

  2. Kindly note that it is the responsibility of the eligible parent to make a correct and complete application.

  3. Please ensure that you provide the name of the declarant, email address and telephone number as they will be used by the MRA to communicate with you.

Support services

Eligible parents who are not able to submit an application are requested to send an email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MRA Help Desk service on 207 6000 is also available during office hours from 08:45 to 16:30 on working days to assist applicants.

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