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Vanuatu, an archipelago of approximately 83 islands, situated in the South-western Pacific Ocean East of Australia and North of New Zealand and a part of Commonwealth. Vanuatu is known as the ‘Isles of Contrast’ and ‘Paradise Islands’. Vanuatu is also popular for offshore financial center and a famous tropical holiday destination for travellers . Vanuatu also voted as fourth happiest country in the world.
TimeLine: 2 months
Nationalities supported: please contact one of our consultants for new updates
Visa Free Travel: Visa free travel to 116 countries including Russia, United Kingdom and EU Schengen states.
investment type: Citizenship Development Support Program
investment cost: The total costs listed below includes due diligence and Government fees.
Second passport in a commonwealth country.
Dual citizenship allowed.
Visa free travel to 113 countries including Russia, United Kingdom and EU Schengen states.
No income tax for individuals/ companies..
No death duty. No capital gains tax. No estate taxes..
Invest in Vanuatu property market .
Citizenship for spouse, children and parents.
Lifetime citizenship passed on to future children.
Vanuatu requires one time contribution as per the Vanuatu Development Support Program (DSP) rules. The total costs listed below includes due diligence and Government fees. The DSP scheme replaces the existing Vanuatu Economic Rehabilitation Program (VERP).
OPTION-Citizenship Development Support Program
TVanuatu Citizenship by Investment
Vanuatu offers one of the exclusive and fastest passport by investment schemes in the world.
Vanuatu offers citizenship through two types of investment schemes. These requires one time $150,000 contribution as per the
Vanuatu Development Support Program (DSP) and
Vanuatu citizenship contribution (VCP)rules.
The total costs listed below includes due diligence and Government fees. The DSP scheme replaces the existing Vanuatu Economic Rehabilitation Program (VERP).
The total costs (including all fees) are as follows:
Single applicant $150,000
Applicant + Spouse $200,000
Applicant + Spouse + 2 Children under 18 years $220,000
Applicant + Parents above 65 years $240,000
Vanuatu passport has visa free travel to United Kingdom, 26 schengen countries, Russia, Singapore and 127 countries in the world. Citizens of Vanuatu can visit Australia through Online Visitor e600 visa. Citizenship is approved by Government after passing due diligence and criminal background checks. The total processing time is 2 months. Vanuatu passport is ranked 45th best passport in the world, according to Visa restrictions index 2017.
Vanuatu Permanent Residency
Permanent Residency is possible in Vanuatu upon buying a property for USD 100,000 or proving a monthly income of USD 2,500. Citizenship possible after 10 years of living in Vanuatu under this option under the naturalisation process. Permanent residency card (PR card) can be obtained for additional fee $10,000 for individuals and $12,000 for family.
Vanuatu also offers Land Owner Visa. If you wish to settle in Vanuatu and lease real estate, you can apply for a Land Ownership visa. Note that lands in Vanuatu are not freehold. Properties can be leased for up to 50 years for residential lots and 75 years for commercial ones
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Visa requirements for Vanuatu citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of Vanuatu. As of 1 January 2017, Vanuatuan had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 116 countries and territories, ranking the Vanuatuan passport 43rd in terms of travel freedom (tied with Samoan Passport) according to the Henley Passport Index.
Vanuatu signed a mutual visa waiver agreement with Schengen Area countries on 28 May 2015.
A mutual visa waiver agreement was signed with Russia on 20 September 2016 and entered into force on 21 October 2016