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ABOUT VANUATU

Vanuatu is a small nation comprised of a group of islands located in the South Pacific. The islands give their visitors a return to nature – far from the flashy resorts and cruise-ship ports that litter other tropical islands. Enjoy beautiful deserted beaches and unspoilt landscapes throughout the island.

INTERNATIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

  • The United Nations (UN) and its Specialized Agencies
  • The World Bank
  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • Commonwealth of Nations
  • World Trade Organization (WTO) – Applicant
  • World Health Organization (WHO)

BENEFITS OF VANUATU CITIZENSHIP

  • Visa-free travel to 151countries and territories including Russia, Hong Kong and the European Union.
  • Citizenship is transferrable to future generations.
  • Vanuatu is tax-free, apart from VAT and customs tax. That means zero corporation tax for both domestic and international companies, and exemption from capital gains.
  • Vanuatu has a moderate tropical climate with beautiful natural landscapes.
LOCATION: South Pacific – Oceania
CAPITAL CITY: Port Vila
TOTAL AREA: 12,189 km2
TIME DIFFERENCE: UTC+11
LANGUAGE: Local Languges: 63.3% Bislama (Official): 33.7% English: 2.0% French: 0.6% Other: 0.5%
RELIGION: Protestant: 70% Roman Catholic: 12.4% Other/None: 18.6%
GOVERNMENT TYPE: Parliamentary Republic
CURRENCY: Vatu (VUV)
GDP (PER CAPITA): $2,700
POPULATION: 288,037
AGE STRUCTURE: 0-14 years: 34.89%; 15-24 years: 20.03%; 25-54 years: : 35.39%; 55-64 years: 5.57%; 65+ years: 4.12%;

The Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Program requires applicants to make a donation to the country through the Development Support Program. In exchange, and subject to screening and approval by the Vanuatu Citizen Commission, applicants and their families are granted citizenship.

INVESTMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. The main applicant must be over 18 years of age.
  2. The main applicant and dependents must have a clear background with no criminal record.
  3. Applicants from Syria, Iran, Yemen, North Korea & Iraq can apply if they have lived outside of their countries of origin for more than 5 years and can show proof by providing a residence permit.

INVESTMENT CRITERIA

DONATION TO DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT PROGRAM

Minimum Donation – $130,000
The investor must make a minimum non-refundable donation to the Development Support Program based on the number of family members included:

  • Single applicant – $130,000
  • Married Couple – $150,000
  • Married Couple with 1 Child – $165,000
  • Married Couple with 2 Children – $180,000
  • Additional Dependents – $10,000 each

Please note:
All application fees by the Vanuatu government and ELEVAY are subject to change. These fees depend on the number of applicants and the complexity of the process

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