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Vanuatu

About Vanuatu

Known as Vanua, the land of the homeland

Vanuatu or officially the Republic of Vanuatu (Ripablik blong Vanuatu), is an island country located in the South Pacific Ocean. It is an archipelago of volcanic origin and is located approximately 1,750 km northeast of Australia, 500 km northeast of New Caledonia, western Fiji, southeast of the Solomon Islands, and near New Guinea.

The Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Program began with accepting applicants in 2017, Vanuatu passport holders enjoy visa-free travel to about 125 countries, including the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, and the Schengen area countries.

The most important advantages of the program:

  • Single applicant starts at $ 130,000 USD.
  • 125 countries do not require a visa.
  • 3-4 months to complete the procedures.
  • Family qualifies with a single investment.

Advantages of Vanuatu citizenship
The regulations governing the Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Program are guaranteed by the Citizenship by Investment Act of 2017. To qualify for citizenship, the main applicant must be over the age of 18 and meet all application requirements, including a good personality and healthy health.

  • A straightforward and fast application process.
  • Dual nationality is permitted.
  • No taxes are levied on worldwide income earned.
  • There are no travel requirements during the application process and there are no actual residency requirements for citizenship.

Investment options:
Individuals making a non-refundable contribution can apply for Vanuatu citizenship through a financial contribution to the government of Vanuatu.

Please note that citizens of Iran, Iraq, Syria, North Korea, and Yemen are not eligible for this program unless they have permanent residency in other countries and have lived abroad for more than 5 years.

Brief Facts

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Visa Free Countries

125

Including countries in the Schengen area and the United Kingdom

Population

305,269

Approximately by 2017

Capital

Port Vila

It is located on the southern side of the island of Fati

Currency

Vanuatu vatu VUV

Pegged to the US dollar at a rate of 1 US dollar = 113,616 VUV

Official Language

Bislama English French

Religion

About 85% of the population is Christian, and most of the rest are pagans, including Muslims

Package options and prices

Vanuatu citizenship by investment programs include:

1

National Development Fund

The National Development Fund (NDF) is a non-profit fund that is subject to parliamentary oversight through a semi-annual report that is submitted to Parliament with ample details that allow commitment to transparency and accountability. The fund will also be reviewed by an internationally recognized accounting firm.

National Development Fund

Application Fee: The donation amount is $ 130,000 for the main applicant to the Development Fund, while a family of four must donate at least $ 180,000.

2

Extra charge

All of the items listed above do not include processing fees, due diligence, and application fees

Extra charge

Add dependents
Main applicant and wife / spouse: $ 150,000.
Couple and one child under 18: US $ 165,000.
Spouses and two children under the age of 18: $ 180,000.
Additional children or resident dependents: USD 10,000

Required Documents

  • A copy of: Passport, ID, driver's license and birth certificate.
  • A copy of proof of address document (utility bill, rental contract, or home registration)
  • A copy of the marriage certificate / dissolution of marriage (if requested)
  • Police certificate from (country of birth, citizenship, and residence)
  • Identification letter or commercial license and company registration
  • Twelve (12) passport size photos for each applicant (white background)
  • One professional reference letter (doctor, attorney, or certified accountant)
  • Two (2) letters of personal reference
  • Bank reference letter
  • Stamped 12-month bank statement (original)
  • A copy of your professional CV
  • All government forms (we will provide them for you to sign).
  • A copy of the university degree / college diploma
  • Confirmation of dependents' enrollment in schools or universities

Visa Free Countries

Austria
Belgium
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Holland
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Andorra
Armenia
Belarus
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Georgia
Ireland
Moldova
Monaco
the black Mountain
Romania
Russian Federation
San Marino
United kingdom
Vatican City
Barbados
Please
Bolivia
Bolivia
Costa Rica
Ecuador
El Salvador
French Guiana
Guatemala
Honduras
Nicaragua
Panama
Peru
Suriname
Cambodia
India
Iran
Palestine
Laos
Malaysia
the moldive Islands
Myanmar
Nepal
Philippines
Qatar
Singapore
Sri Lanka
Timor-Leste
Vietnam
Jordan
Boys
Botswana
Cape Verde Islands
Comoros
Djibouti
Esoatine
Ethiopia
Gambia
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Lesotho
Madagascar
Malawi
Mauritius
Mozambique
Rwanda
Seychelles
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Somalia
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Fiji
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
Micronesia
Palau island
Papua New Guinea
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Tuvalu
Antigua and Barbuda
Bahamas
Barbados
Cuba
Dominica
Grenada
Haiti
Jamaica
Montserrat
Lucia Street
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Hong Kong (Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China)
Macau
Pharos Islands
green land
French Guiana
French West Indies
Mayotte
New Caledonia
Reunion
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Wallis and Futuna
Cook Islands
minus
Akrotiri and Dhekelia
Anguilla
Bermuda
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Virgin Islands
Cayman Islands
Falkland Islands
Tarek mountain
Montserrat
Pitcairn Islands
Ascension Island
Saint Helena
Tristan Deaconha
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Kosovo
Northern Cyprus
Palestine
Somaliland
South Ossetia
Transnistria

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for Vanuatu citizenship?

A detailed explanation of the steps for applying for citizenship can be found on the Who We Are page under the heading "Processing". However, all the requirements you need to know are listed in the section above. Contact one of our citizenship by investment experts for advice on options you can take advantage of.

What are the advantages?

Visa-free or visa-free entry to 129 countries and territories including any member state of the European Union and the United Kingdom

No tax is imposed on income, inheritance, wealth, or capital gains

The option to live in a beautiful and calm country

Add your family members within the same application

What are the conditions for obtaining a Vanuatu citizenship?

The applicant must be at least 18 years old

Applicants must possess a clean criminal record.

Proof of source of funds totaling at least $ 250,000

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