Visa-free travel to 126 countries
Favourable taxation structures
No physical residency required
Investment options from US$150,000
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Introducing Vanuatu

Vanuatu is an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, renowned for its natural treasures and stunning beauty. The history of Vanuatu as an independent state is yet to be written, but its people are working towards a society based on hospitality, equality and business opportunities by establishing an environment that attracts ambitious investors with low taxation and a leading citizenship-by-investment program.

Vanuatu Citizenship-by-Investment Benefits

  • Visa-free travel to 126 countries
  • Including EU, UK & more
  • No income or capital gains tax
  • No minimum stay requirements
  • No language test
  • Peaceful, untouched environment
  • Close to Australia & New Zealand
  • Spouse and two children under 18 included
  • English speaking
  • Passport granted in as little as 30 days
Capital city: Port Vila
Languages: English
Visa free countries: 126
Currency: Vanuatu Vatu (VUV)
Total area: 12,189 km²
Population: 286,429
Nearest country: New Caledonia, Australia & New Zealand
Time zone: Vanuatu Standard Time (UTC +11:00)

Vanuatu Citizenship-by-Investment Requirements

Applicants must fulfil ALL the following requirements:

Personal Assets

Applicants must provide proof of assets totalling more than US$450,000.

Investment

A government approved investment is required. The amount varies depending on the number of applicants. The required investment for a single applicant is US$150,000.

Considerations

Main applicants must:

  • Be over the age of 18
  • Have no criminal record

Vanuatu Citizenship Application Process

  • Day 1

    Due diligence checks made by Financial Intelligence Unit

  • Day 7

    Financial Intelligence Unit clear applicants. Application begins.

  • Day 14

    Application including nomination form and supporting documents sent to Vanuatu.

  • Days 15-30

    Application approved. Second payment due.

  • Day 45

    Confirmation of Citizenship and passport applications submitted.

  • Day 60

    RIF Trust send applicants copies of your Citizenship Certificate and Vanuatu passports.

  • Days 60-90

    Oath taken and original passport presented in either Vanuatu or your nearest mission. The Commissioner of Oath and a passport officer can be invited to your home country to take the oath and present the passports.

Contact us

To find out more about Vanuatu's Citizenship-by-Investment Program, please contact us using the form below and we will get in touch to discuss your requirements.