Investment Dealer LicenceMauritius

Investment dealers play a vital role in the financial sector by performing a number of tasks at different stages of the investment cycle.

Because the activities of Investment Dealers consist of a number of specialised functions, separate licences have been designed in Mauritius to allow each type of investment dealer to operate within its expertise and service offering.

Applicants are not required to be physically present in Mauritius to apply for an investment dealer licence. Blue Azurite is licensed and authorised to assist you in your licensing application process.

Investment Dealer Licence

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Licences available

Discount Broker

An Investment Dealer (Discount Broker) licence allows a licensee to execute orders for its clients without giving advice.


An Investment Dealer (Broker) is authorised to execute orders for clients, manage portfolio of clients and give advice on securities transactions to clients.

Dealer excluding Underwriting

An Investment Dealer – Full Service Dealer (excluding Underwriting) licence is authorised to conduct the following activities:

→ Act as an intermediary in the execution of securities transactions for clients;

→ Trade in securities as principal with the intention of reselling these securities to the public;

→ Give investment advice which is ancillary to the normal course of its business activities; and

→ Manage portfolio of clients.

Dealer including Underwriting

An Investment Dealer – Full Service Dealer (including Underwriting) licence is authorised to underwrite or distribute securities on behalf of an issuer or a holder of securities in addition to carrying out similar functions as a full service service dealer (excluding underwriting).

Experience has demonstrated that a fast registration requires the client’s responsiveness in submitting detailed information and attending to queries raised by the authorities

Trading Platform

In order to comply with the legal requirements of anti money laundering and the prevention of financing of terrorism, an investment dealer is expected to trade on a regulated platform or a platform linked to a regulated exchange.

Registration Process
  • 1


    Coordinate with all concerned parties for the preparation of the application documents and the drafting of constitutive documents and operating agreements.

  • 2


    Lawyer reviews and issue legal certificate. {MC name] submit the application to the authorities and simultaneously initiate bank account opening process.

  • 3

    Follow up

    Follow up with the authorities and coordinate with client to respond to FSC queries (if any). Follow up with the bank.

  • 4


    FSC issues approval and Registrar processes the Certificate of Incorporation. First board meeting is held to ratify licensing conditions and finalise pending matters.

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