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Citizenship by Investment in Vanuatu

The Vanuatu citizenship-by-investment programme is the only program operating in the Asia Pacific region. This program requires a financial contribution of at least USD 130,000 to the national development fund.



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About Vanuatu

Vanuatu is a Pacific island country which is located in the South Pacific Ocean. Officially the Republic of Vanuatu, Vanuatu is 1,090 miles east of northern Australia, with Fiji to its west.

France and the United Kingdom claimed parts of the island in the 1880s before an independence movement in the 1970s. In 1980, the Republic of Vanuatu was founded. Since its independence, Vanuatu has become a United Nations and Commonwealth of Nations member.

Helicopter tours provide some of the best views of the island paradise. Private beach houses offer another way to enjoy the pristine tropical island.

Benefits of Citizenship in Vanuatu


Vanuatu has a stable, democratic parliamentary system, which is part of the Commonwealth.

Fast track process

A pacific investment in Vanuatu speeds up the citizenship process. Applications typically take between 30-60 days to be approved.

Visa-free travel

With a pacific investment in Vanuatu, you will gain access to over 113 countries. This includes the UK and Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Russian.

Citizenship inheritance

Citizenship is hereditary, and an Oath Swearing Ceremony can be arranged in convenient locations around the world.

Tax benefits

In Vanuatu, there’s zero personal taxation. There are also no wealth taxes, inheritance, gift or income taxes in the country.

Vanuatu fast facts

The Pacific investment passport programme is just one of many of Vanuatu’s advantages. Here are some facts on the island itself.


Vanuatu has a population of around 276,244 spread over an area of 12,200 km2. Most of Vanuatu’s population lives in rural areas, but Port Vila and Luganville are densely populated.


The currency in Vanuatu is the Vatu (VUV). The Vatu was introduced in 1981. 1 USD = 118.000 VUV.

Capital City

The capital of Vanuatu is Port Vila, it is also the largest city in the country.


The principal language used in Vanuatu is Bislama, a Creole language derived from English. English and French are the two other official languages of Vanuatu.


Vanuatu has a tropical climate, meaning warm temperatures throughout the year. The summer months are hotter, with temperatures reaching around 35°C.


Vanuatu’s GDP accounts for less than 0.01% of the world economy, with a value of $863 million in 2017.

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