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THE ACQUISITION OF CITIZENSHIP OF VANUATU BY INVESTING


Vanuatu is a small Pacific state consisting of 83 islands and located between New Zealand and Australia. The country's unique location far from world capitals makes it independent from the main players in the political arena (Vanuatu gained independence in 1980). The undoubted advantages of the state are economic and political stability, a well-developed banking sector and a warm climate. Often, the country is called the “untouched paradise” of Oceania: here you can find many magnificent beaches, amazing scenery and interesting sights. Thanks to the optimal conditions for issuing a second passport, the program of acquiring the citizenship of this country for investments is becoming more and more popular.


ADVANTAGES OF THE PROGRAM OF OBTAINING CITIZENSHIP VANUATU:

OPTIONS FOR OBTAINING CITIZENSHIP VANUATU:


Investment in National Development Fund

 

THE COST OF REGISTRATION OF CITIZENSHIP OF VANUATU:


THE PROS AND CONS OF OBTAINING CITIZENSHIP VANUATU:


The advantages of Vanuatu citizenship: 


Vanuatu is becoming increasingly popular as a country for obtaining a second passport, and for this, there are quite objective reasons. The main advantages of the program of this state include:

Cons of citizenship of Vanuatu


The Vanuatu program has virtually no flaws: it is not by chance that today it is considered the most optimal option for obtaining a second passport. The disadvantages include the need to confirm the legality of the origin of the invested funds (for this the applicant must prove that he has a business, confirm employment, etc.) and take the oath. However, to take the oath to come to the country is not necessary: this procedure can be passed at the consulates of the state, which are located in Brussels, Hong Kong, Lebanon.


THE PROCESS OF OBTAINING CITIZENSHIP OF VANUATU:


So the granting of citizenship of Vanuatu on the basis of investment in the economy. For registration of the passport the applicant must pass several stages.

Important information for applicants

Submission of documents to the Committee for citizenship by accredited agents. When applying to a specialized company the process of registration of the passport for the applicant is simple.
Main stages of registration of citizenship

The process of obtaining a passport includes the following steps:

Step 1. Assessing the possibility of granting citizenship. Before applying for a passport applicant it is reported that he has or does not have the right to grant citizenship. In order to become a citizen of Vanuatu on an investment program, a person must be able to contribute the necessary funds to the country's economy and meet the established requirements.

Step 2. Preparation of a package of documents. Documents are submitted in accordance with the established requirements.


Step 3. Filling and filing the application. The application takes place with a package of documents. Submission of the application involves the application fee.

Step 4. Analysis of the application for the provision of a passport by state officials. Applications submitted are analyzed by representatives of the relevant government authorities of Vanuatu. Based on the results of the study, conclusions are made that applicants have the right to citizenship, filed a full package of documents and correctly filled out the application form.


Step 5. Evaluation of the investor's application. The assessment of applicants is handled by the Internal Citizenship Screening Committee. In the course of this procedure, it is determined whether the applicant and the documents submitted correspond to the established requirements, after which the documents are transmitted for further consideration.


Step 6. Deciding on the application. The consideration and approval of applications for the granting of citizenship is carried out by the relevant Commission, to which documents are transferred from the Internal Screening Commission. If the applicant meets the established requirements, the ability to confirm the legality of the invested funds and the submission of a full package of documents, the Citizenship Commission decides whether the applicant should be granted this status.


Step 7. Issue to the applicant of the letter of the Commission on the decision. The letter is sent to the applicant within a week after the decision is taken. Also, the applicant is informed of the conditions for issuing a certificate of citizenship (the need to provide the correct data for inclusion in the Certificate, questions on the completion of the oath and the payment of the fee).

Step 8. Completion of the oath.

Step 9. Payment of the fee.


Step 10. The issuance of a Certificate of naturalization and passport. Passport production is carried out within two to four weeks.

The list of required documents

To apply for citizenship, the applicant must prepare the documents. In the set list includes:

For dependent of the main applicant applicants are required to provide proof of financial dependence.


THE LIST OF COUNTRIES THAT HOLDERS OF PASSPORTS OF VANUATU CAN VISIT IN 2018 WITHOUT A VISA:


Austria, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Botswana, Vatican city, United Kingdom (excluding some territories), Hungary, Haiti, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Germany, Honduras, Grenada, Greece, Denmark, Dominica, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Israel, Indonesia, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Kenya, Cyprus, Kiribati, Costa Rica, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Malaysia, Malta, Micronesia, Monaco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, Salvador, San Marino, Swaziland, Senegal,The St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, Fiji, Philippines, Finland, France, Croatia, Montenegro, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Ecuador, Estonia, Jamaica, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Go, Jordan, Iran, Cape Verde, Cambodia, Comoros, côte d'ivoire, Cuba, Laos, Mauritania, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mozambique, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Sri Lanka.


HOW TO GET TO VANUATU?


Despite the remote location of the country, there are no difficulties with visiting it: direct flights to this state are from Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. Thus, Vanuatu from Moscow, Minsk and Kiev will need to fly with a transfer.


RECOMMENDED HOTELS IN VANUATU:


The warm subtropical climate, excellent beaches and interesting culture attract many travelers to Vanuatu, so the country has all the conditions for comfortable accommodation.

The Havannah Vanuatu, Port-Vila *****. The hotel is located on the ocean in half an hour from the capital of Vanuatu. It offers 17 villas, SPA, outdoor pool, tennis court and other entertainment. The on-site restaurant serves international cuisine.


Warwick Le Lagon Resort & Spa, Port-Vila ****. The hotel is located on the first line of the tropical gardens. From the rooms and bungalows a magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean. The hotel has three restaurants. Guests of the hotel can use the services of a fitness center, two swimming pools and a golf course. The hotel has ideal conditions for windsurfing.


Grand Hotel and Casino Vanuatu, Port-Vila ****. The hotel is located in Port Vila, four minutes from the beach. To services of guests - well-equipped spacious rooms, the interior of which is made in a modern style. The hotel’s restaurant serves French cuisine. The bar has a beautiful view of the harbor. Guests have access to a fitness center. The distance to the International Airport is 5 km.


Vanuatu’s cuisine

Vanuatu cuisine is a combination of local specialties and gastronomic traditions of Britain and France. As a result, familiar European dishes acquire a special taste and unusual shades. Popular fish and seafood dishes. The country's national dish - lap lap - includes ingredients such as cassava, coconut, as well as spinach and bananas. The national drink is considered “kava” (this low-alcohol drink has been made for thousands of years). Herbal teas are also widespread.
 

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