Invest in Your Future with Citizenship of Vanuatu

Vanuatu, known as a little slice of paradise, presents an enticing opportunity through its citizenship by investment program. The program’s objectives are multifaceted, focusing on job creation, stimulating the national economy, and maintaining fiscal stability. By inviting investors worldwide, Vanuatu seeks to bolster its development and ensure a balanced national budget. Applicants seeking citizenship of Vanuatu can contact Discus Holdings and can expect a quick turnaround time for obtaining this second passport.

The Advantages

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Global Mobility

Vanuatu passports offer visa-free and visa-on-arrival access to 129 destinations worldwide, including prestigious areas such as the EU, UK, Ireland, Russia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and many nations within the Caribbean and the Commonwealth.

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Tax Benefits

Vanuatu stands out for its advantageous tax policies, as it does not levy taxes on income, wealth, or inheritance. This presents a significant benefit for investors seeking to optimise their tax obligations while safeguarding their wealth.

US Visa Opportunities

Vanuatu passport holders are eligible for the B-1/B-2 Visitor Visas, valid for a period of up to five years. This visa empowers its holder to enjoy extended stays in the United States with the freedom to engage in business, explore the country, seek medical treatments, and participate in educational courses.

Prompt Processing

This program is globally recognised as one of the fastest and most cost-effective pathways to citizenship. It is designed for a swift and straightforward citizenship process that does not compromise on quality or the benefits of dual nationality. Successful applicants typically receive their passports within just 7 to 8 weeks.

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Obtaining Citizenship of Vanuatu Through Investment

To acquire Vanuatu citizenship through investment, applicants are required to make a non-refundable contribution. This contribution is a philanthropic gesture, and it will not be refunded.

Investment Costs Per Citizen
  • Investor: $130.000
  • Investor + spouse: $150.000
  • Family of 3: $165.000
  • Family of 4+: $180.000 + additional costs per member from the fifth

The Requirements

Family Requirements

Primary investors have the privilege to extend citizenship opportunities to their immediate family. The following individuals can be included in your application:


Dependent children

Dependent parents over the age of 65

Documents Required

Completed application form

Valid passport

Valid Identification Document

Birth certificate

6 colour ID photos

Marriage certificate (if applicable)

Certificate for medical examination

Certificate to prove clean criminal record

Proof of the necessary assets

Reference from your employer

Relevant education diplomas

Up-to-date resume

Due Diligence Requirements

Authorised agents are assigned to carry out an initial, thorough due diligence phase that focuses on understanding the applicants’ backgrounds, verifying the legitimacy of their funds, and conducting criminal background checks. This involves cross-referencing all initial documents against global databases. Applications and supporting documents are also submitted to the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), where the due diligence process is finalised.

Minimum Stay Requirements
Gaining citizenship of Vanuatu offers leniency regarding residency, as successful applicants are not bound by minimum stay requirements. This grants more freedom in choosing how they wish to connect with Vanuatu. There are also no requirements for interviews or language proficiency tests.

The Process

Week 1

During the first week of your application, Discus Holdings endeavours to conduct your preliminary background check, which includes the background check by the Vanuatu Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), and draw up an accurate file containing all relevant documents for submission. The payment of relevant government and consulting fees is required.

Week 2

We strive to complete all applications accurately and timeously. As a result, we expect a tentative approval within the second week of your application process.

Week 3 and 4

Vanuatu will reach a final decision to determine whether your application has been awarded citizenship.

Week 4 to 6

After reaching a conclusion, applications will be required to finalise their investments for their chosen and agreed upon government donation. Discus Holdings facilitates this process and ensures relevant proof is provided to accompany your application.

Week 7

During week 7, the swearing of the oath ceremony will take place either at Vanuatu’s diplomatic missions in your country of residence or within Vanuatu itself. Additional fees will apply here.

Week 7 or 8

Applicants will receive their Certificate of Citizenship and Vanuatu passport.

More About Vanuatu

Nestled in the heart of the South Pacific Ocean, Vanuatu is made up of roughly 80 enchanting islands spanning an expanse of 1,300 kilometres. This nation holds unrivalled natural beauty and a vibrant cultural tapestry, with each island offering unique adventures.

However, the allure of Vanuatu extends beyond its natural and cultural wealth. For those seeking a deeper connection with this slice of paradise, the citizenship by investment program opens doors to life amidst this tranquillity and beauty. Whether it’s the call of ancient cultures or the allure of untouched natural landscapes, Vanuatu stands as a promising choice to experience the charm of the Pacific.