• Vanuatu Passports

About Vanuatu

The citizenship by inversion is a pattern that is getting energy as an ever increasing number of individuals look for second international passports to improve ordinary opportunities.

An elective identification enables the flexibility to make a trip visa allowed to a large number of nations; the opportunity to work and direct business around the globe; and the opportunity to carry on with a high caliber of existence without government obstruction.

The very substance of Vanuatu Development Support Program (DSP) is building nations by getting speculations from affluent people searching for a sheltered place to contribute their well deserved cash with the special reward of a moment identification. Financial specialists under DSP help make long-and here and now business, execute social activities in schools and doctor’s facilities, and foundation enhancements in nearby economies. Speculations are added to the economy specifically through a gift alternative that has an incredible effect in tourism improvement, makes the lives of the neighborhood individuals better, and builds up the islands supportability, by keenly saving nature, keeping the islands spotless and excellent for future ages of this wonderful heaven.

Vanuatu’s name is gotten from the word vanua (“land” or “home”), which happens in a few Austronesian dialects, and the word tu (“stand”). Together the two words demonstrated the free status of the new nation.


The tourism attracts important foreign exchange. Vanuatu is broadly perceived as one of the chief excursion goals for scuba jumpers wishing to investigate coral reefs of the South Pacific district. Tourism expanded 17 % from 2007 to 2008 to achieve 196,134 entries, as indicated by one gauge, and has been advanced, to some degree, by Vanuatu being the site of a few unscripted tv appears. The ninth period of the unscripted television arrangement Survivor was taped on Vanuatu, entitled Survivor: Vanuatu — Islands of Fire. After two years, Australia’s Celebrity Survivor was shot at a similar area utilized by the US form.

Budgetary administrations are an imperative piece of the economy. Vanuatu is a duty safe house that until the point when 2008 did not discharge account data to different governments or law-authorization organizations. Global weight, essentially from Australia, affected the Vanuatu government to start holding fast to worldwide standards to enhance straightforwardness. In Vanuatu, there is no pay, withholding, capital increases, or legacy impose and no trade control. Numerous universal ship-administration organizations signal their boats under the Vanuatu hail, on account of tax breaks and positive work laws (Vanuatu is a full individual from the International Maritime Organization and applies its worldwide traditions). Vanuatu is perceived as a “banner of accommodation” nation. A few record sharing gatherings, for example, the suppliers of the KaZaA system of Sharman Networks and the designers of WinMX, have joined in Vanuatu to keep away from control and lawful difficulties. In light of outside concerns the legislature has guaranteed to fix control of its seaward monetary focus.

In 2015, The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal positioned Vanuatu the 84th most financially free nation.

The four backbones of the economy are horticulture, tourism, seaward monetary administrations, and raising steers. There is generous angling movement, despite the fact that this industry does not acquire much remote trade.


Vanuatu Development Support program (DSP)

Development Support program (DSP) of Vanuatu was initially proposed in early 2016 and fully adopted by the Government of Vanuatu in April 2017. The objective of the Program is to create local jobs, stimulate the economy and keep the national budget balanced.

  • Vanuatu passport allows visa-free entry to more that 100+ countries including all European Union countries, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Russia

  • Citizens of Vanuatu are permitted to apply for Australian Visitor Visa (subclass 600) and US Tourist Visa, amongst others

  • Family friendly citizenship programme: the successful application covers a family of four (main applicant, spouse, and two children under 18 years) with only nominal fees for other additional dependents

  • The Republic of Vanuatu imposes no income, wealth, and inheritance taxes, Absence of tax treaty exchange and guaranteed bank and commercial privacy in the highly-developed Vanuatu Banking sector (Vanuatu is the Bahamas of the Pacific, but without tax exchange treaties in place with most countries)

  • No residency requirements for successful applicants

Visa-free travel with a Vanuatu passport

Travel the world with your Vanuatu passport without the monetary and time consuming hassle of obtaining visas. Enjoy your freedom, mobility, and access to more than 100 countries visa free, including the Schengen Zone of European Union, the UK, Hong Kong and many more!

Visa Free

  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Botswana
  • Bulgaria
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominica
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Latvia
  • Lesotho
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Micronesia
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • Nicaragua
  • Norway
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • San Marino
  • Senegal
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Uganda
  • Vatican City
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • United Kingdom (excluding some Overseas territories)
  • Slovenia

Visa on Arrival

  • Armenia
  • Bolivia
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Djibouti
  • Dominican Republic
  • Egypt
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • Laos
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Samoa
  • Seychelles
  • Solomon Islands
  • Sri Lanka
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Ukraine


  • Australia and territories

  • Georgia
  • India

  • Myanmar

DSP Pricing

  • Applicants must be over the age of 18 and below 65 when submitting their application.
  • Applicants should have no less than US$250,000 of net personal assets when submitting their application.
  • At start of application: Should submit the Due diligence fee 5000 USD. When Financial Unit Commission has been approved, the applicant must deposit the total remaining fee according to the following: 170.000 USD for one applicant; 190.000 USD for a couple, 220.000 USD for a couple and a child under 18, and 230.000 USD for a couple and two children under 18 y.o. Additional dependents that qualify will need 15.000 USD each.

Applicants must submit an original certificate of no criminal record from the jurisdiction in which he/she has resided during the last 12 months and (if different) the jurisdiction of his / her principal nationality.


List of documents required to submit an application under the Vanuatu DSP

  • Nomination and health forms (For main applicant, spouse, children, parents).
  • Existing passport color scan: (must show the page in its entirety), (passport cover with first 3 pages of the passport + last 3 pages of the passport = 7 pages in total), (For main applicant, spouse, children, parents).
  • ID card color scan, front and back, photocopied on 1 page, English translated when necessary (For main applicant, spouse, children, parents).
  • Marriage certificate, English translated when necessary.
  • Proof of relationship between main applicant and his/her parents, (birth certificates for all the applicants).
  • Birth certificate of children.
  • Police Clearance of applicants and dependents aged 18 and above.
  • Most recent academic certificates or reports of the children aged 18 – 25 years old.
  • Medical Checkup certificate for applicants aged 18 and above
  • Most recent education proof of dependent children.
  • Asset proof of no less than US$250,000.
  • Personal Bank statement of the last 6 months.
  • Main applicant’s CV and stamped proof of employment from his/her company.
  • 6 passport photos (40mm x 50mm) (For main applicant, spouse, children, parents).


  • Items 2 to 6 need to be in color copied. Translated documents need to be notarized. 
  • All submitted photocopied documents (main applicant, spouse, children, parents) need to be signed by the main applicant before scan and transmission to us.

DSP Application Process

  • Complete Application Form with all supporting Docs and initial due diligence deposit. (need to pay all bank charges). Week 1 of the month.
  • Commission and FIU undertakes initial KYC checks. Week 2 of the month.
  • Financial unit acceptance letter Issued by the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). Week 3-4 of the month.
  • Applicant pays the 100% of the application fee after the FIU approval has been granted. Contribution and fees. Week 3-4 of the month.
  • Final Intelligence Unit does final Good Standing Check. Week 4 of the month.
  • Citizenship Commissions Approves Application(s). First week of the next month.
  • Applicant to take Oath of Allegiance either in Hong Kong or Vanuatu. Client should bear all the expenses for his trip to HK or Vanuatu or the officers trip to his country. Week 1 of the next month.
  • Receive Citizenship Certificate(s) and Passport(s) documents in Hong Kong or Vanuatu. Client should Pay passport fee and courier. Week 1-2 of the next month.