Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment

Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment

Launched in 2017 the Vanuatu Citizenship-by-Investment Program otherwise referred to as the Vanuatu Citizenship Development Support Program (DSP) has quickly gained Global presence, with the Vanuatu Passport granting exceptional Visa-Free travel to more than 130 Countries including the EU, United Kingdom, Singapore, Russia, and Hong Kong. The application is currently a Government Donation based Program with possible real estate investment options to follow. With expeditious processing time and highly competitive donation options, the Vanuatu Passport continues to be highly sorted after.

Benefits

  • The ability to have Citizenship granted in as little as 1 month from the filing of the application
  • Highly competitive Donation options starting from USD 130,000 for a single applicant
  • Visa-Free Access to more than 130 Countries
  • Main applicants can include spouse, children, parents, and grandparents ‘
  • No income, inheritance, or wealth tax
  • No physical residence requirements

Requirements

The Vanuatu Citizenship-by-Investment currently grants Citizenship through a standalone Government Donation option. The following Donation options are applicable: USD 130,000 for a single applicant, USD 150,000 including spouse 165,000 for a family of up to 3, USD 180,000 for a family of up to 4, an additional USD 15,000 would be applicable for each dependent over 4. Once engaged and Donation settled, Passports are usually issued within 1-2 months.

Main applicants need to demonstrate that they have funds matching the required threshold of USD 250,000 available.

Process & Timelines

Government Due Diligence Fees are payable prior to submission. Once a Letter of Approval is received the Government Oath and Donation is then payable. Passports are usually granted within 2 months from the initial submission date.

Visa-Free Access

Bangladesh *

Cambodia *

Hong Kong (SAR China)

Indonesia

Laos *

Macao (SAR China) *

Malaysia

Maldives *

Nepal *

Philippines

Singapore

South Korea

Sri Lanka **

Timor-Leste *

Uzbekistan

Albania

Andorra

Austria

Belarus

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Faroe Islands

Finland

France

Germany

Gibraltar

Greece

Greenland

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Kosovo

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Moldova

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

North Macedonia

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russian Federation

San Marino

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Ukraine

United Kingdom

Vatican City

Botswana

Cape Verde Islands *

Comores Islands *

Egypt *

Eswatini (Swaziland)

Gambia

Guinea-Bissau *

Kenya *

Lesotho

Madagascar *

Malawi

Mauritania *

Mauritius

Mayotte

Mozambique *

Reunion

Rwanda *

Senegal *

Seychelles *

Sierra Leone *

Somalia *

South Africa

St. Helena *

Tanzania

Togo *

Tunisia

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Cook Islands

Fiji

French Polynesia

Kiribati

Micronesia

New Caledonia

Niue

Palau Islands *

Samoa *

Solomon Islands *

Tuvalu *

Vanuatu

Anguilla

Aruba

Bahamas

Barbados

Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba

British Virgin Islands

Cayman Islands

Cuba

Curacao

Dominica

Dominican Republic

French West Indies

Grenada

Haiti

Jamaica

Montserrat

St. Kitts and Nevis

St. Lucia

St. Maarten

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Trinidad and Tobago

Turks and Caicos Islands

Belize

Bermuda

Bolivia *

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Ecuador

El Salvador

French Guiana

Guatemala

Guyana

Honduras

Nicaragua

Panama

Peru

Suriname

Venezuela

Armenia *

Georgia

Iran *

Jordan *

Lebanon *

Qatar

Government Fee Breakdown

  • Government Due Diligence Fee: USD 6,000
  • Government Oath Fee: USD 5,000
  • These are the applicable Vanuatu Government Fees outside of the Donation itself
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