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The Citizenship by Investment Program in Vanuatu was established in 2017 and offers an opportunity for investors to acquire Vanuatu citizenship in exchange for an investment in the country. The program offers a range of benefits including visa-free travel to over 90 countries, a stable and safe political environment, and a low tax regime.
To be eligible for the program, applicants must have a clean criminal record, a minimum investment, pass a health check and provide proof of their source of funds.
Documents Collection and Submission
Due Diligence Check
Approval and Investments
Issuance of Passport and Citizenship
Vanuatu Development Support Program (DSP)
- Single applicant: US$130,000
- Applicant with spouse: US$150,000
- Family of 3: US$165,000
- Family of 4: US$180,000
- Each additional qualifying dependent, of any age: US$15,000
About the Country
Vanuatu, a lush South Pacific utopia made up of 80 breathtaking islands, offers a unique and attractive destination for retirement. Surrounded by Australia and New Zealand, it is a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
With a rich history, having been under the rule of France and Britain in the late 19th century before gaining independence in the 1970s, Vanuatu is a proud member of the United Nations, Commonwealth of Nations, Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, and the Pacific Islands Forum. This gives its passport significant power, providing visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 135 countries worldwide.
Capital: Port Villa
Total Area: 12,199 Km2
Languages: French, English and Bislama
Currency: Vanuatu Vatu (VUV)
Exchange Rate: 1 USD = 116.100 VUV
GDP- Per Capita (2016):USD 3,123.61 USD
GDP- Total (2016): USD 862.9 Million
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FAQ's About Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment
An individual who is in good health and of good character is eligible to participate in the program. He may also extend his citizenship to his spouse, dependents under the age of 30, and parents over 50.
The investment can only be made after the applicant has undergone a due diligence process and received approval from the board.
Vanuatu passports are valid for a period of 10 years for adults.
With a Vanuatu passport, you can enjoy visa-free travel to a number of countries in Europe, Asia, and other regions. This offers you unlimited access to a number of important global economies and markets, presenting opportunities for business and investment. Additionally, the program provides you with access to internationally recognized banking services, both domestically and offshore.
Visa Free List
In addition to the list of countries, access is subject to variations depending on the policy of each government.
90+ VISA-FREE COUNTRIES *
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