VANUATU CITIZENSHIP – FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT WITHIN OVER 130 COUNTRIES
Vanuatu citizenship – The only citizenship by investment program in the Asia – Pacific region. This program serves as the more straightforward way to grab the chance of living and working in Europe when applying for Europe Visa is not as easy as it used to be with various binding conditions.
As for those who may not know, Vanuatu has a history that closely pertains to Vietnam for a century ago.
- Official name: The Republic of Vanuatu
- Capital city: Port Vila located on Efate island
- Area: 14.760 km²
- Population: 307.150 (July 2020 by DanSo.org )
- Official language: English, French, and Bislama
- Unit of currency: Vatu (VUV)
Vanuatu is an island country including 83 principal and smaller islands in the Oceana. Vanuatu is still untouched by the modern world which would definitely blow your mind by its stunning mountains and restless glowing seas. With the iconic beauty of a tropical area, Vanuatu’s wilderness makes it one of the most potential places in the world for tourism.
Vanuatu enjoys pleasant climate with its normal temperature varying from 20oC to 30oC. This can be an ideal country for those who long for a leisure, tranquil, and relaxing place to reside in or to spend a vacation in. Besides, the locals there hold annual fiestas on a regular basis which drives tourists a sense of hospitality on their very first moment treading on this island.
The country of Vanuatu may sound unfamiliar to many of us, however, it is a fact that there are thousands of Vietnamese residing in this country since the beginning of the 20th century. During the earlier period, the Vietnamese people there worked on the plantation. These people continue to live in this island and have grown into a vibrant Vietnamese community till now.
Therefore, if you ever happen to visit Vanuatu, you would definitely spot some familiar images that closely connect to Vietnam, making you feel at home right in the country that is thousand kilometers away from your home country.
Vanuatu – tax haven
Vanuatu is more popular of being known as “Tax haven in North Pacific”. This country imposes no tax on personal income, entrepreneur income, property and even inheritance, even on foreign earned income.
Considering the tax rate of 22% – 45% imposed by many countries, Vanuatu tax free policy makes it a remarkable destination for foreign investors to headquarter their business. According to World Bank, Vanuatu is among the 100 countries in the easy of doing business index.
Vanuatu citizenship – the powerful passport
Vanuatu citizens are entitled to visa exemption to over 125 countries all around the world including all European countries (26 member countries of the Schengen area), other developed countries and territories such as Singapore, Hongkong and the UK.
This great benefit enables Vanuatu citizen saves a lot of time and efforts on visa application (which usually takes a Vietnamese up to 3 months of processing time, some cases are rejected for unclear reasons)
List of countries providing visa exemption to Vanuatu citizen:
How to obtain Vanuatu citizenship status?
Vanuatu citizenship by investment program was generated in 2017. This is one of the programs that offers the quickest processing time on second passport issue for those who donate to the Vanuatu development support program. Within 1 to 2 months after their complete contribution and application submission, investors (including parents, spouse, and children under the age of 18, all are classified as dependents) will receive Vanuatu citizenship status.
Vanuatu citizenship by investment costs
|One applicant||130.000 USD|
|Applicant + spouse||150.000 USD|
|Applicant + spouse + 1 kid||165.000 USD|
|Applicant + spouse + 2 kids||180.000 USD|
|Applicant + spouse + 3 kids (or dependent(s))||190.000 USD|
|Applicant + spouse + 4 kids (or dependent(s))||200.000 USD|
Payment on Vanuatu citizenship by investment cost will be made periodically. Investors have to make a payment of 5.000USD on application process fee (non-refundable). The rest will be made right after your application is approved by the Vanuatu government. Especially, this is the only citizenship by investment program that accepts payment via BITCOIN (apart from traditional payment methods).
Benefits of Vanuatu citizenship:
- Be eligible for including three generations into one application
- Be eligible for dual citizenship and permanent residence rights
- Enjoy the tax haven and allocate assets easily
- Be entitled to visa exemption to over 125 countries and territories such as member countries of EU, Schengen area, the UK, Russia, Hongkong, etc.
- Freely live, work and run a business in the UK, and EU
- Seize the opportunity for children to travel or study in the UK easily
Conclusion – Vanuatu citizenship
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