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

    Welcome to the home page of Citizenship’s Office and Commission (COC). As you peruse the various information on our website, you will be provided with insight on the Establishment of the COC, its organisational Structure, Location and Contact, Role, Vision, Mission, and Values, News & Updates, Legislative Framework, Types of Citizenship, Various Citizenship Application Forms, Application process, Revocation and Renunciation of Vanuatu citizenship, and other related matters. We are happy to assist you anytime within our working hours with any enquiries you may have.

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    Citizenship Application

    Due to the COVID-19 crisis we now accept citizenship applications electronically. The forms linked below can be downloaded, filled in and, be sent via e-mail to our e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you have any queries you can call our landline +678 33365 or our voip number 3531 for any Government contacts.


    Lates 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.

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    Revocations

    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 true copy of Vanuatu Citizenship Application Forms can only be provided by the Citizenship Office directly to the applicants or consultants or any approved person who collects or processes the citizenship on behalf of the person wishing to get Vanuatu citizenship.

    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.