OVERVIEW

The Vanuatu Development Support Program (DSP) was created by the Government of Vanuatu in 2017. The Objective of the Plan is to facilitate and attract overseas investors, Vanuatu has passed and enacted all necessary legislation and regulations.

Vanuatu even going so far as change its constitution to recognize dual citizenship, which was not recognized until the Constitution was changed by a two-thirds majority of Parliament in December 2012.

Timeline: 1 – 2 months
Nationalities supported: Open to most nationalities
Visa free travel: Instant visa-free to 125 countries including the Schengen States, UK, Singapore and Hong Kong
Investment type: Donation
Investment cost: USD 150,000

COSTS

The citizenship program of Vanuatu requires making an economic contribution to the country’s Development Support Program (DSP)

CONTRIBUTION TO DSP
Investment
From USD 150,000 Investment Cost
TIMELINE

1

MONTH

Step 1:

  • Sign Atlantic Agreement and pay Due Diligence fees to submit basic required documents for initial approval by FIU (Vanuatu Financial Intelligence Unit)
  • Approval in Principle is issued by FIU. Remaining documents are submitted and 25% of the Government contribution is payable

2

MONTH

Step 2:

  • Citizenship Approval is issued and 75% of the Government financial contribution is payable

Step 3:

  • Citizenship Certificates and passports are issued
  • The time estimated to receive the citizenship approval is based on the Government’s due diligence processing time and is not guaranteed*

 

VISA-FREE TRAVEL TO 141 COUNTRIES
AMERICAS

Antigua & Barbuda

Argentina

Bahamas

Barbados

Belize

Bolivia*

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Cuba

Dominica Republic

Dominica

Ecuador

El Salvador

Grenada

Guatemala

Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Jamaica

Nicaragua

Panama

Peru

St. Lucia

St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Suriname

Trinidad and Tobago

Venezuela

AFRICA

Botswana

Cape Verde*

Comoros*

Djibouti*

Egypt*

Gambia

Guinea-Bissau*

Kenya

Lesotho

Madagascar*

Malawi

Mauritania*

Mauritius

Mozambique*

Senegal*

Seychelles*

Somalia

Togo*

Tunisia

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

EUROPE

Albania

Andorra

Austria

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland (Rep.)

Italy

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macedonia

Malta

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

San Marino

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

Ukraine*

United Kingdom

Vatican City

ASIA

Armenia*

Bangladesh

Cambodia*

Hong Kong*

Indonesia

Iran*

Israel

Jordan*

Laos*

Lebanon*

Macau*

Malaysia

Maldives*

Nepal*

Palestinian Territories

Philippines

Singapore

South Korea

Tajikistan*

Thailand*

OCEANIA

Fiji

Kiribati

Micronesia

Palau*

Samoa*

Solomon Island*

Timor-Leste*

Tonga

Tuvalu*

Vanuatu

EVISA

Australia – Online Visitor e600 visa

Bahrain

Gabon

Georgia

India

Sri Lanka