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September 10, 2021

Main Requirements for Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Program

Comparing to other citizenship by investment programs, Vanuatu Program is one of the fastest citizenship programs that grant a second passport in just 1 month. To obtain citizenship, the applicant must make a non-refundable contribution (a donation) to Vanuatu’s local development fund that supports the country’s infrastructure and development. The amount of investment depends on the number of applicants.

Requirements for the main applicant

  • The main applicant must be aged between 18 – 65 years when applying
  • The applicant must make a minimum investment starting from $130,000
  • Hold a clean criminal record
  • Must have equivalent to or exceeding $250,000 in a bank account
  • The Vanuatu program is not open to the nationals of Iran, Iraq, Syria, North Korea, and Yemen (unless the individual has lived outside of the country for more than 5 consecutive years)

Requirement for the applicant family

The following family members qualify for Vanuatu citizenship and can be included it the application as dependents:

  • A spouse of the main applicant
  • Any children under 25 years old
  • Children, regardless of age, that have a mental/physical disability
  • Parents of the main applicant and/or spouse 50 years and older
  • Citizenship can be inherited by the next generation

Learn more about Vanuatu Passport

Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Program is one of the fastest citizenship programs that grant a second passport in just 1 month. Vanuatu passport grants visa-free access to over 129 countries worldwide. To acquire Vanuatu Citizenship a non-refundable investment of $130,000 must be made to a local development fund.

Vanuatu stretches across 1,300km of the South Pacific Ocean and is the first and foremost, a beautifully untouched South Pacific nation. Decorated by the volcanic mountain ranges that are so common in the region, there are plenty of jungle trails, villages, coastlines to explore and experience. The official languages are English and French. A Vanuatu passport allows you to open an account with European banks, take out loans, deposit money and carry out simple currency transactions. Vanuatu residents pay no taxes on income, wealth, inheritance, capital gains, or export of the capital.

Program Benefits

Vanuatu Citizenship Program lets obtain a second passport in 1 month. Physical residence is not required, and the passport can be easily obtained remotely. The whole family including spouse, children, and parent can apply for citizenship. Vanuatu tax regime claims no tax on personal income, wealth, gifts, and inheritance which is beneficial for high net-worth individuals and their families. In addition to that, the whole application and citizenship acquisition process is completely confidential.

Investment Options

$130,000 — Non-refundable donation

The donation amount may vary based on the number of dependents included in the main applicant’s application

To qualify for citizenship as a single applicant, you will be required to make a government donation of $130,000, $150,000 for a family of 2, $165,000 for a family of 3, and $180,000 for a family of 4 members.

Additional requirements

Investor must provide proof of minimum funds of $250,000.

Applicant must be without a criminal record.


Full Support with our Immigration Advisers & Property Consultants:

Property search based on your requirements (from residential properties to high-value luxury developments)

Property virtual tours, 3-D tours, and in-person tours available.

Due diligence checks and additional property checks completed by our experts.

Residency & Citizenship document preparation and submission.

Full support until you receive your second passport & residency.

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC (Investment Migration Council).

For further information or to discuss your circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at or call +44 207 993 63 46.

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