VANUATU CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT PROGRAM.
Citizenship by investment in Vanuatu is available to applicants who invest $130,000 or more in a local development fund. Vanuatu, a chain of 80 islands in the South Pacific Ocean east of Australia, is part of the Commonwealth. The official languages are English and French.
Vanuatu has the only citizenship by investment program in the Asia-Pacific Hemisphere. The program offers one of the fastest citizenship and second passport programs available to investors. The investment requirement is $130,000 for a single applicant and $180,000 for a family of four plus fees.
MAIN POINTS OF THE VANUATU PROGRAM.
Vanuatu offers citizenship with full Ni-Vanuatu rights (less voting and political participation). There are no restrictions on dual citizenship, and you are not required to be in Vanuatu to keep your passport. There is no income, property, capital gains or inheritance tax in Vanuatu. Processing is quick, citizenship is usually granted within 30-60 days. The donation amount for a single applicant is $130,000 + fees and $150,000 + fees for a couple. Citizenship is hereditary and the oath of allegiance can be taken at a convenient location anywhere in the world. There are no language requirements and all applicants must have a clean criminal record.
VANUATU PASSPORT INVESTMENT REPORT
Upon successful investment and application for Vanuatu citizenship, applicants will be issued a Vanuatu passport. According to La Resungamedipack’s Unique Passport Investment Report, Vanuatu passport holders enjoy visa-free access to 148 countries and territories worldwide. This represents nearly two-thirds of the world’s travel and more than one-third of the world’s GDP.
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