James Elcocke-Harris, Director of the Vanuatu Investment Migration Bureau (VIMB) and Honorary Consul for Vanuatu to the United Kingdom, has been published in a global investment guide to citizenship and residency produced by Country Reports in collaboration with Newsweek.  

James Elcocke-Harris, Director of the Vanuatu Investment Migration Bureau (VIMB) and Honorary Consul for Vanuatu to the United Kingdom, has been published in a global investment guide to citizenship and residency produced by Country…

Continue ReadingJames Elcocke-Harris, Director of the Vanuatu Investment Migration Bureau (VIMB) and Honorary Consul for Vanuatu to the United Kingdom, has been published in a global investment guide to citizenship and residency produced by Country Reports in collaboration with Newsweek.  

Parliament approves the New Legislation that will allow the Vanuatu Citizenship Program to offer a REO (Real-Estate Option).

After an exhaustive revision and voting process, the possibility of obtaining Vanuatu Citizenship through a Real Estate Option has been finally approved by the Parliament by majority, with a ten-vote gap…

Continue ReadingParliament approves the New Legislation that will allow the Vanuatu Citizenship Program to offer a REO (Real-Estate Option).

Vanuatu Citizenship Commission denounces “Disrespectful and Unacceptable Marketing Methods” for the promotion of the Development Support Program.

A strongly worded rebuke was issued surrounding the Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Program because of a marketing tactic used by a Middle East CBI consultancy.  The video published was meant to get…

Continue ReadingVanuatu Citizenship Commission denounces “Disrespectful and Unacceptable Marketing Methods” for the promotion of the Development Support Program.

Vanuatu Government Announced the introduction of a New Real-Estate option for Vanuatu Citizenship to the parliament in April 2021.

Vanuatu has finally announced the introduction of another investment option to its Citizenship by Investment Program. Vanuatu’s Development Support Program (VDSP) has proven to be a resounding success by providing an important…

Continue ReadingVanuatu Government Announced the introduction of a New Real-Estate option for Vanuatu Citizenship to the parliament in April 2021.

Vanuatu Government speaks out against false news regarding the Vanuatu Passport visa-free access to EU and UK.

Responding to a negative article regarding Vanuatu’s relationship with the EU and UK published in an obscure media outlet the Vanuatu Government has been quick to issue a firm rebuttal. In the…

Continue ReadingVanuatu Government speaks out against false news regarding the Vanuatu Passport visa-free access to EU and UK.

Vanuatu DSP is considered as one of the 10 Largest Investment Migration Programs by the number of its approved applications.

The major economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic can be seen clearly in the rate of approvals of citizenship by investment programs all over the world during 2020 (either calendar…

Continue ReadingVanuatu DSP is considered as one of the 10 Largest Investment Migration Programs by the number of its approved applications.

The Vanuatu Citizenship Commission confirms there is no difference between natural-born and naturalized ni-Vanuatu citizens

The Vanuatu citizenship programs have been under major scrutiny over the past few months since they have been the target of different rumors that have brought with them an important level of…

Continue ReadingThe Vanuatu Citizenship Commission confirms there is no difference between natural-born and naturalized ni-Vanuatu citizens

Oath Ceremonies and Vanuatu Passports Distribution during Covid19 period

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Vanuatu passports delivery process has endured drastic changes in 2020. VIMB understands the complexity of times we are living right now; therefore, major efforts have been made to continue providing…

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