Vision, Mission & Values


    To be recognised as a Competent Commission.


    • Strict legal compliance
    • Quality delivery of service
    • Effective leadership
    • Integrity
    • Diligence


    In common with the other government divisions throughout the country, Citizenship’s Office and Commission’s (COC) mission is to serve the people to the best of its abilities. In doing so, COC ensures that the granting of Vanuatu citizenship to the applicants must be made in accordance with the relevant laws of the Republic of Vanuatu. The Mission for 2018 onwards:

    • To enhance the efficiency of Citizenship Office in processing of applications
    • Strict compliance of due diligence checking with all applicants
    • Smooth line the procedures in issuing of certificates
    • Better co-ordination with other governmental departments
    • Protecting the integrity of Vanuatu Citizenship