The Vanuatu Citizenship Program is open to apply for all interested applicants.
Principal applicant must provide a clear copy of his/ her passport with a police clearance certificate and a non-refundable processing fee. The background check may take up to 7 working days.
(In case of a family application, each family member who is 12 years old and above, should submit their passport copy and police clearance certificate).
Relevant government authorities issue a written report after the background checks are completed. At this stage, the applicant will enter into a written agreement with the Citizenship Commission's designated agent to begin the processing of the application. The applicant fills and sign all application forms and provides all documents. The payment of 40% of total costs is due at this step.
A letter is issued by the Citizenship Commission to the applicant confirming the application as APPROVED and COMPLETED. The payment of 20% of total costs is due at this step.
The Naturalization certificate is issued by the Citizenship Commission. The Applicant will pay the payment of 20% of total costs at this step to receive a soft copy of the Citizenship Certificate.
The Citizenship Commission issues the Certificate of Citizenship and the passport office issues the passport. Balance of 20% is paid.
If the applicant wishes to withdraw the application after it has been approved and completed and before the issue of the Naturalization Certificate, the 40% payment of fees made will be non-refundable.