VANUATU PASSPORT

  •  VANUATU (DSP) : DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT PROGRAM

    Costs and Application Process

    The Costs for citizenship application are as follows:

    Application Fees

     

    1

    Single applicant

    USD$130.000

    2

    Married couple

    USD$150.000

    3

    Married couple with one child under 18 years old

    USD$165.000

    4

    Married couple with two children under 18 years old

    USD$180.000

    5

    Married couple with three children under 18 years old

    USD$195.000

    6

    Married couple with four children under 18 years old

    USD$210.000

    Citizenship Commission Fees

    Citizenship Commission application fee (per application)

    USD$50

    Certificate fee (per application)

    USD$100

    Due Diligence Fee

    Fee per applicant

    USD$2,000

    Additional Application Fees for larger families

    Each additional child

    USD$15,000

    Each dependent child of 18 to 25 years old

    USD$15,000

    Each dependent adult over 65 years old

    USD$20,000

    Optional fees for overseas ceremony

    Air travel and accommodation for 2 people

    To be paid by client

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Financial Intelligence Unit background check

     

    A FIU check is conducted before the documents are given to the Citizenship Commission. The client will provide to the Designated Agent the sum of USD 2000 being the FIU background probity check fee and the following docs:

     

    (a) a copy of their passport;

    (b) police clearance from state of origin; and

    (c) curriculum vitae or personal profile.

     

    The Designated Agent will pay to the Government the probity check fee and provide the documents mentioned previously as supporting documents. The check will be to ensure that the applicant does not have any criminal record or adverse background record in other parts of the world. The check takes 24 to 48 hours to complete.

     

    Time frame from date of lodgment to when passport is printed

     

    It takes 14-20 days from the lodgment date of the application to when the passports are printed and ready for collection. The process for collection is for a Government appointed Commissioner of Oaths and a Passport officer travel to the country where the Client(s) reside or desire to receive their passports. The Commissioner of Oaths does the Oath of Allegiance and the Passport Officer hand delivers the passport.

     

    All expenses for the Commissioner of Oaths and the Passport Officer are paid for by the Client(s) which shall include, accommodation, air fare and per diem of USD$ 5000 per officer.

     

    Oath of Allegiance can be done in Vanuatu

     

    The Clients can elect to do their oath of allegiance and passport here in Vanuatu. The father and mother can travel to Vanuatu and collect the passports on behalf of their children. A payment of 500 USD respectively is paid to the Commissioner of Oaths and Passport Officer.