Vanuatu citizenship by investment program

Vanuatu has the only Citizenship by investment program in the Asia-Pacific Hemisphere. The programme offers one of the fastest citizenship and second passport programmes available for investors.

Who can Apply for Vanuatu investment program?

Citizenship by investment in Vanuatu is available to applicants who invest from $130,000 into a local development fund. The target audience is representatives of the following groups:


This program is an excellent solution for retirees who want to spend their golden years in an resort country.


Vanuatu has been attracting investors with its citizenship program since 2017.

Holders of passive income

If it’s enough to confirm the existence of a stable income or savings.

Advantages of Vanuatu passport

Freedom of movement to Visa free countries

Over the past number of years, the Vanuatu government has been successfully working on expanding its list of Visa-free countries.

Access to the EU

Vanuatuan passport holders have Visa-free access to all Schengen Area countries, and since late October 2016, they can also travel to Russia without requiring a Visa.

Tax benefits

Vanuatu has no income tax, wealth tax, capital gains or inheritance tax.

Family Immigration

The applicant may include the spouse, dependent children and parents in their Vanuatu application.

The EU Passport

Vanuatu passport holders can enter a total of 132 destinations - either without a visa, through a visa on arrival, or via an eTA. As a result, the Vanuatu passport ranks 40 in the world.

Pay with crypto currency

The government of Vanuatu has also confirmed it is possible to make payment in bitcoin for the citizenship by investment program.

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Requirements for Vanuatu citizenship by investment program

Vanuatu offers Citizenship with full Ni-Vanuatu rights (less voting rights and political involvement). There are no restrictions on dual citizenship and there is no requirement to visit or reside to retain a passport. Processing is fast with citizenship usually within 30-60 days. The investment requirement is $130,000 for a single applicant and $180,000 for a family of four plus fees. Citizenship is hereditary and an Oath Swearing Ceremony can be arranged in convenient locations around the world. There is no language requirement and due diligence is conducted on all applicants who must have a clear criminal record.

Requirements for Vanuatu passport applicants

The application can be lodge by whoever who wants to have possession to a Vanuatu passport or someone can lodge an application on behalf of an applicant who wants to have a Vanuatu passport. The applicant should lodge the application with the following:

If you are in Vanuatu, you can collect your passport from the Vanuatu passport office. If you are living outside Vanuatu and applied for a Vanuatu passport the process will be the same for lodging the application, for receiving your passport it depends on the arrangement of whoever is applying on your behalf to deliver you your passport. Renewal Of Vanuatu Passport The Principle Passport Officer will not renew a Vanuatu passport if the Passport is expire. If a Vanuatu passport has reached its expiry date, the passport holder will apply for a new Vanuatu Passport as normal, the requirements are the same as applying for a new Vanuatu Passport. If you are a Vanuatu Citizen and you are working, studies or residing outside of Vanuatu and your Vanuatu Passport has expired, you must contact the Vanuatu Passport office for the date of expiry on your Passport.

Passport application costs

Permanent residence in Vanuatu

Part A visa product can be granted to any one that his/her parents are Ni Vanuatu or Ni Vanuatu descent or anyone who has been residing in Vanuatu for the last 12 month and have to apply to the office of the director of Vanuatu Immigration Services.

Part B visa product is establish to accommodate any serious investor who seriously intended to invest in Vanuatu however, the benefits are more gorgeous compare to the normal Vanuatu resident visa since the requirements are tough and any interested applicant must apply to the office of the director of Vanuatu Immigration Services.

Obtain Vanuatu citizenship with us!

We will advise you on the possibility of participating in the program, help you calculate all costs and competently prepare documents.

Document drafting

We will prepare documens for submittion which will include: translation and apostille certification.

Document submittion

Submittion of investors's initial package of documents to the Finance Department of Vanuatu Department.

Obtaining a residence permit

After the approval of the application, we going to assist you with obtain Vanuatu Residence.