Visa-free travel to 125 countries
Favourable tax regime
No physical residency required
Contribution from US$130,000
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Introducing Vanuatu

Vanuatu Citizenship-by-Investment Benefits

  • Visa-free travel to 130 countries
  • Including EU, UK and more
  • No income or capital gains tax
  • No minimum stay requirements
  • No language test
  • Peaceful, untouched environment
  • Close to Australia and New Zealand
  • Spouse and two children under the age of 18 included
  • English speaking
  • Passport granted in as little as 60 days
Capital city: Port Vila
Languages: English
Visa free countries: 130
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)23

Vanuatu Citizenship-by-Investment Requirements

To apply for the Vanuatu Citizenship-by-Investment programme, applicants must fulfil ALL of the following requirements:

Personal Assets

The first way to fulfil the requirements of the Vanuatu citizenship application is by providing proof of assets totalling more than US$250,000.


A government approved contribution is also required. The amount varies depending on the number of applicants. The required investment for a single applicant is US$130,000.


Main applicants of our Vanuatu citizenship programme must:

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

To find out more about how to get citizenship in Vanuatu, view the official government website for this program.

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.

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Jon Green

"For over a decade I've been lucky enough to help families from all over the world realise their dreams and achieve residency status in the USA and Canada. Our expertise and understanding of the programmes is guaranteed to put you at ease. All you need to do is get in touch and we're here to help."