Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment
The only Government Designated Agent with its own Global Network of Authorised Representatives.
Vanuatu Citizenship Benefits
Vanuatu has offered its Citizenship by Investment Program – the Development Support Program (DSP), since January 2017. The only program of its type in the Asia Pacific Hemisphere, the Program raises funds in support of the further development of the country through attracting high net worth applicants to take Citizenship of Vanuatu and enjoy the many associated benefits.
Welcome Message from VIMB
Vanuatu Citizenship Application Process
Step 1: Pre-approval and eligibility assesment by VIMB Management
Step 2: Service Agreement sign and First Stage documents collection, fees requested
Step 3: First Stage application processing by the Financial Intelligence Unit with due diligence checks
Step 4: Due Diligence (First Stage) approval
Step 5: Second Stage documents collection and submission to Vanuatu Citizenship Commission Office, fees requested
Step 6: Bank Clearance of the funds
Step 7: Citizenship Commission Office meeting and screening
Step 8: Citizenship approval and certificates printing
Step 9: Oath Ceremony of Allegiance
Step 10: Passport issuing and distribution
Application process total duration: From submission of due diligence documents to passport issuance can be as little as 45-60 days, subject to all documents being in order, and payments cleared.
Vanuatu Citizenship FAQ
The Fee is a donation and administration cost. This can be verified on the Government’s Vanuatu Citizenship Commission website.
Vanuatu Citizenship can only be applied for and processed through an officially appointed DSP Representative. The Vanuatu Investment Migration Bureau (VIMB) exists to provide a credible, reliable and sustainable global channel for the promotion of the DSP Program and provide a platform for the Officially Appointed Representatives to present from.
Application for DSP Citizenship is through invitation and all applicants need to pass a stringent probity process to ensure they meet the desired Vanuatu Citizenship profile that Vanuatu is looking for.
Vanuatu Citizenship By Investment Program is open to parents/grandparents plus children. Vanuatu Citizenship is hereditary.
No, applicants do NOT need to travel to Vanuatu to apply for Vanuatu Citizenship.
Please contact us if you have any other questions, by sending us an email at [email protected]. We will reply to you shortly.
Chief Operating Officer
Message from our COO
Daniel Agius, CPA.
In addition to its international reach, VIMB has created a robust Vanuatu-based headquarters to support DSP Citizenship and Permanent Residency (PR) applications.
VIMB offers the most evolved finance, processing and administration support to the DSP and PR application process. In addition to providing support for DSP and PR processing, VIMB offers access to a wide range of Accounting, Business Advisory, Trust, Corporate and additional post-citizenship services such as National ID card, Driver License, Bank Account Opening, etc.