Vanuatu dual citizenship


Vanuatu Citizenship Programs open the door for those who wish to obtain a second citizenship and passport to apply for and acquire the prestigious Vanuatu Citizenship and the Vanuatu Passport, ranked 36th in the world, at a very competitive cost and in as little as six weeks with no need to travel or reside in the country.

The Vanuatu Development Support Program was enacted by the Government of Vanuatu under the Honorary Citizenship Regulation Order under Order No. 215 of 2016 where Privileges for "Honorary Citizenship Act [CAP 112] were set out in another regulation made by the Head of State, under Order No. 216 of 2016. Candidates may apply for Vanuatu Honorary Citizenship by contribution of funds to the Government of Vanuatu.
Pursuant to the said regulations, candidates may apply for Vanuatu Honorary Citizenship by contribution of USD$ 130, 000 to the Government. In addition to the USD$ 130,000, there are some additional charges and fees including citizenship cost, background check, VIPA fees, passport fees, processing fees and agent handling fees.

The Citizenship acquired under the Development Support Program is fully recognized by the Government of Vanuatu and the nationality is regarded as Ni-Vanuatu.

Those applying for and receiving Vanuatu Citizenship and passport under the DSP have the full right to reside and work in Vanuatu and the passport is renewable upon expiry.

Vanuatu is a Tax Haven, there is no compulsory military service and a lot of business opportunities are available for investors. You can enjoy Vanuatu beautiful nature and tropical weather all year long.

VRP-MENA is a trustworthy leader in the Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Programs, from the first days of their inception, with a long track-record of professional performance and hundreds of happy new citizens from all over the world.

Further, VRP-MENA controls a vast network of agents and offices in the Americas, Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Nigeria, Turkey, Dubai, Beirut, Hong Kong and Port Vila, ready to assist and guide you throughout the citizenship application process until you receive your Citizenship Certificate and Passports.

Furthermore, VRP-MENA provides new citizens with necessary support to help them apply for Vanuatu Driver’s Licenses, police clearances, and help them replace their expired or lost passports.


Vanuatu dual citizenship

Vanuatu's second citizenship and passport program offers personal and financial freedom and peace of mind. As a Vanuatu citizen, you will enjoy a tax-free, regulation-light environment. Feel the freedom of a second passport which allows visa-free entry to about 120 countries (including Russia). Relax away from global strife!
Obtaining dual Citizenship through the Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Program is a quick and easy process. The citizenship process takes only 4-6 weeks, it doesn't require any physical presence nor prior residency, there are no language requirements, and applicants without a criminal record are accepted from almost all of the world's countries.
The last step to acquire the Vanuatu Passport, after the Citizenship Commission approval, is to fill and sign the passport application form. VRP-MENA will help you fill the passport application form and submit it to Vanuatu Passport office. Passport is valid for five years from date of issue and is renewable upon expiry.
For those that apply for dual citizenship, Vanuatu offers an extremely attractive home base to world travelers, digital nomads, outdoor adventurers, international business people, and retirees looking for a tropical lifestyle.

Key Facts

Minimum total costs
Single Applicant: USD 130,000
Family up to 4 persons: USD 180,000
Payment Terms
50% upon receiving clearance letter from the Vanuatu FIU and signature of contract.
50% upon receiving approval in principal letter from the Vanuatu Citizenship Commission
Preparation of application: 2 weeks
Government processing time:
1 month
Key Advantages of Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Program:
Vanuatu citizenship by investment program offers many advantages. It is an opportunity to legally obtain a second passport and citizenship. A second passport is the ultimate insurance policy that can save your life and freedom in many circumstances such as social unrest and civil wars, financial crisis, divorce, taxes, banking, asset protection, religious or social persecution, cryptocurrency investors etc.… experts agree that it is a "top priority" for every person to apply and obtain a second passport when everything looks good and not to wait the time of troubles.
Vanuatu Citizenship by investment is the fastest and easiest. You can get your Vanuatu Passport in as little as 6 weeks with no need to travel or reside in Vanuatu and the Cost of Vanuatu Citizenship and passport is the best "cost-to-value" on Market today.
VRP-MENA offers special discounts for Vanuatu Citizenship and Passport program to highly educated persons (Doctors, Engineers, lawyers, scientists, researchers etc.), successful businesspeople and people who can bring benefits to Vanuatu economy and its social welfare. Here are the key advantages of Vanuatu Citizenship Program:
  1. Mature legal system
  2. Fully supported by the Vanuatu Government
  3. No landing and residing requirement
  4. Dual citizenship allowed
  5. Three generations can be included in the application
  6. Short approval time, about 6 weeks

Vanuatu is the only remaining tax haven on the planet.
Obtaining Vanuatu Citizenship and Passport offers lot of benefits from freedom of movement and security to asset protection and tax benefits. holding a second passport means that no one government can control your life. Here are the key benefits of Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment program and Vanuatu Passport:

  1. Pre-approval by authorities before signing the contract and making first payment.
  2. Vanuatu is an established South-Pacific country, where you will find a safe and hospitable little paradise, excellent restaurants and beautiful climate Vanuatu has the highest Happy Planet Index score outside of the Americas. People living in Vanuatu have higher wellbeing than those living in Japan, while Vanuatu's Ecological Footprint is just a quarter of the size of Japan's.
  3. Vanuatu is known for being the best low-profile tax-haven and offshore business center on the planet. There are no income taxes, withholding taxes, capital gains taxes, gift, death, and estate or succession duties applying to companies, trusts or individuals.
  4. Vanuatu Passport offers visa-free travel to more than 114 countries, including the UK and Europe's Schengen Zone, Russia, Hong Kong, Singapore etc...
  5. Vanuatu is a member of the Commonwealth and its citizens are considered Commonwealth citizens granting them additional rights in the United Kingdom and certain Commonwealth countries.
  6. Processing time for the Vanuatu nationality and passport is by far the shortest at 1-2 months!
  7. Processing can be done remotely with no need to travel or reside in Vanuatu.
  8. You can add your family members and dependents parents to your application including spouse parents.
  9. Commissioner for Oath can travel to your home country for Oath of allegiance ceremony and delivery of Citizenship Certificate and passport.
  10. Completely confidential process.
The Process to acquiring Vanuatu Citizenship and Passport is easy and straightforward. You can find below the list of requirements for obtaining Vanuatu Passport in just few weeks. All documents must be translated to English and legalized by a notary public. VRP-MENA can assist you with the translation and legalization of your documents.
Vanuatu Citizenship Required Documents
  1. Any person with no criminal record can apply for Vanuatu Citizenship.
  2. A businessman or investor
  3. A perpetual traveller and offshore maverick
  4. A stateless person
  5. A person renouncing his citizenship.
    Note: People giving up their citizenship, must apply for Vanuatu Citizenship before renouncing their original nationality.
Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment program offers you a shortcut to Vanuatu passport.
Holders of Vanuatu Passport enjoy visa-free or visa on arrival access to over 122 countries and territories, ranking the Vanuatu Passport 36th in terms of travel freedom.
List of Visa Free Countries

Vanuatu Citizenship cost – Fee Schedule
As of April 24, 2019, Vanuatu has announced a minimum selling prices in marketing the Vanuatu DSP Citizenship by investment program.
The new Amendments to the Development Support Program Regulation (order No. 33 of 2019) signed by the Prime Minister of Vanuatu reveal the minimum cost for obtaining Vanuatu Citizenship & passport as follows:

  • Single applicant: USD 130,000.00
  • Married couple: USD 150,000.00
  • Married couple with one child under 18 y.o USD 165,000.00
  • Married couple with two children under 18 y.o.: USD 180,000.00

Additional fees:

  • FIU Due Diligence fee: USD 2000 / application
  • FIU Processing fee: USD 1000
  • Vanuatu Citizenship Application Fee: USD 50.00
  • Vanuatu Citizenship Certificate fee: USD 100.00
  • Vanuatu Passport fee: USD 160.00 per passport
  • VAT @15%
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