Role

The Citizenship’s Office and Commission is a Constitutional body. The Commission has the general (legal) powers to:

a) consider and approve or differ or reject applications for Vanuatu citizenship, and

b) revoke a citizenship if it was not granted according to the provisions of the Citizenship Act [Cap 112] and/or the national Constitution

and other powers as specified or implicated by the Act.

The Commission ensures that the provisions of the Citizenship Act [Cap 112] and the provisions of the national Constitution related to Citizenship matters are implemented and enforced.