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    Welcome to the Website of the Citizenship’s Office and Commission of Vanuatu!

    Vanuatu Citizenship Office & Commission warmly welcome both foreigners interested in our Citizenship Investment Program and our valued citizens of Vanuatu.

    We greatly appreciate the interest shown by individuals from around the world who seek to become a part of our beautiful nation through the Vanuatu Citizenship Investment Program. Vanuatu is not only a land of breathtaking natural beauty but also a place with a rich cultural heritage. We encourage you to explore the opportunities and benefits that Vanuatu offers and consider making this unique paradise your second home.

    For our fellow citizens of Vanuatu, we want to express our gratitude for your enduring commitment to our nation. Your contributions to our society, culture, and economy are invaluable, and we are committed to continually improving the quality of life for all our citizens.

    At the Vanuatu Citizenship Office, we are dedicated to facilitating a seamless and transparent process for those interested in obtaining Vanuatu citizenship. Our team is here to assist you at every step of the way, providing guidance and support to ensure your journey to becoming a citizen is smooth and successful.

    For those already proud citizens of Vanuatu, we encourage you to actively participate in our vibrant community and engage in activities that help our nation grow and prosper. Your involvement and support are essential in maintaining the harmony and progress of our beautiful country. Once again, a warm welcome to all, and please feel free to reach out to our office for any assistance or information you may require regarding the Vanuatu Citizenship Investment Program or any citizenship-related matters.

    Allan Liki
    Secretary General
    Citizenship Office & Commission

    Latest News

    Real Estate Option Program (REO)

    The REO program commenced 23 July 2021. Applicants for citizenship under the REO must invest in a property in a Vanuatu Government Approved Project (VGA Project) in addition to payment of the prescribed fees.


    Due to the previous illegal and unreasonable activities by individuals, the current established Commission has revoked around almost 30 citizenships that were granted contrary to the Provisions of the Citizenship Act [Cap 112] and the national Constitution. While there is more suspicion of revocations, the Citizenship Office/Commission ensures that all applicants must apply in a proper process and in accordance with the provisions of the Citizenship Act and Constitution.

    Application Forms

    The Vanuatu Citizenship Application Forms have been recently systematically changed by being numbered. Hence, the amended application forms are now available in the website.

    Vanuatu Contribution Program (VCP) Vanuatu Development Support Program (DSP) CIIP suspension removed

    The Vanuatu government has decided to lift the suspension of the Capital Investment Immigration Plan(CIIP) as of 21 March 2016.

    The Citizenship Commission has granted approved of three (3) agents to operate the Capital Investment Immigration Plan (CIIP) in accordance with Order 93 of 2023