Vanuatu Citizenship

The fastest way to obtain a second passport

Low financial contribution amount

No global income tax

The fastest way to obtain a second passport

Low financial contribution amount

No global income tax

Benefits of Vanuatu Citizenship

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The fastest way to get a second passport

Simple & straightforward process. The approval is granted within 1-2 months

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Fully remote application process

No visit or residency is required. We prepare your application, file & receive documents on your behalf

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Eligible for the entire family

As the principal applicant, you can add your spouse, children under 26 years old, and even parents to the application

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Pay only after pre-approval

Due diligence is performed by the Government Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Vanuatu. Once pre-approval is granted, the applicant can make contributions and apply

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Contribution in cryptocurrency

Vanuatu citizenship by investment program accepts investments in different fiat currencies. Payments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are also accepted

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Visa-free travel

Vanuatu passport offers visa-free access to more than 100 countries, including Singapore, Hong Kong, ​​Malaysia, and the UK

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Zero tax

Vanuatu is a tax haven with extensive tax benefits: no wealth tax, no inheritance, estate, and gift tax, no personal income or corporate tax, and no capital gains tax

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Pass it on

Vanuatu citizenship is hereditary, so it can be passed to future generations

When to Choose Vanuatu Citizenship

If your risk tolerance is low and you want a practical and fast Plan B

When you need your family members to come along

If you decide to pay with cryptocurrency

When you want the process to be handled remotely

How to Get Vanuatu Citizenship

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Detailed step-by-step process

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Requirements for all eligible applicants

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Required documents for each step of the program

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Answers to frequently asked questions

Vanuatu Citizenship

Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Requirements

Investment options:

One-time donation for a single applicant of $130,000. The applicant must make a one-off non-refundable donation to the Vanuatu Development Support Program (VDSP)

The donation amount varies depending on the number of applicants. Your overall expenses will also include government fees, professional services, and the cost of legal support

Investment in government bonds issued by the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu denominated in Australian dollars:

1) maturing in 24 months: AUD 180,000

2) maturing in 30 months: AUD 170,000

3) maturing in 36 months: AUD 150,000

Vanuatu

Vanuatu has this status due to its incredible nature and remote location in the South Pacific.

With its tropical climate, limited bureaucracy, favorable tax policies, and high level of confidentiality for financial dealings, this Country could be your own personal and business paradise.

Vanuatu Citizenship and Passport Timeline

Officially published timeline

1 month

Real timeline, based on our practical experience

2 months

Vanuatu Passport Strength

Global Strength Rating:

better than 70%

 of passports

The Passport Strength Rating includes 198 different passports and 227 different tourist destinations. Passports are ranked by freedom of movement, taking into account visa restrictions and other limitations.

Visa-free

98

countries

Key countries

U.K., Malaysia, Hong Kong, Israel, and others

Fast-track visa

Australia

Canada

New Zealand

Visa-free

98

countries

Key countries

U.K., Malaysia, Hong Kong, Israel, and others

Fast-track visa

Australia

Canada

New Zealand

Visa-free

98

countries

Key countries

U.K., Malaysia, Hong Kong, Israel, and others

Fast-track visa

Australia

Canada

New Zealand

Visa-free

98

countries

Key countries

U.K., Malaysia, Hong Kong, Israel, and others

Fast-track visa

Australia

Canada

New Zealand

Vanuatu Passport Strength

Visa-free

Key countries

U.K., Malaysia, Hong Kong, Israel, and others

Fast-track visa

Australia

Canada

New Zealand

Why Work with Golden Harbors?

Tested by time - years of learning and working with the Vanuatu CBI program, we learned all the nuances and possible pitfalls.

We take preparation seriously: planning, due diligence, and data cross-checks minimize the risk of rejection. 100% of Vanuatu citizenship applications led by us have been approved.

We tailor solutions for your needs and guide you from start to finish for the Vanuatu program and beyond.

We take care of the paperwork and handle all the interactions with counterparties while you enjoy your everyday comfort. You still keep the remote control over each step.

Tested by time

years of learning and working with the Vanuatu CBI program, we learned all the nuances and possible pitfalls

We tailor solutions for your needs

and guide you from start to finish for the Vanuatu program and beyond

We take preparation seriously:

planning, due diligence, and data cross-checks minimize the risk of rejection. 100% of Vanuatu citizenship applications led by us have been approved

We take care of the paperwork

and handle all the interactions with counter-parties while you enjoy your everyday comfort. You still keep the remote control over each step

Vanuatu Citizenship Steps

Enter your estimated application start date for Vanuatu citizenship and receive a clear timetable for the entire procedure

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A service agreement, provide information for your application, and pay initial service and due diligence check fees.

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We compile a document package for pre-approval checks and submit it for processing.

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We oversee the pre-approval process and, once the approval-in-principle is granted, contact you to start the main application process.

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We work with you to collect all the necessary documents and ensure they are cross-checked and verified before submission.

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We submit your complete application package. Based on your pre-approval, you pay the total contribution amount to the Vanuatu Government citizenship by investment unit.

Up to 14 days

Vanuatu Citizenship FAQ

Can I get the amount of my investment back? Is there any return on the investment with the Vanuatu Citizenship-by-investment Program?
Who can I include in my passport application?
How long does it take in the worst-case scenario?
Once I obtain Vanuatu citizenship, can this be extended to family members?
Are there any restrictions on the nationalities applying for this program?
Is there any age limit for the main applicant to apply?
Are there any medical requirements to apply for?
What is a due diligence check?
Do I need to travel or reside in Vanuatu as part of the citizenship application process or for any other reasons?

Vanuatu Citizenship Consultation

Every client is unique

Every case requires an individual approach and solution. Our years of experience in the industry allow us to provide both.

We will answer all your questions and provide detailed information about the available second passport and residency programs to help you make the right choice.

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