VANUATU OVERVIEW

Vanuatu, officially the Republic of Vanuatu, is an island country located in the South Pacific Ocean. 

  • Capital: Port Vila
  • Largest city: Port-Vila
  • Area: 12,189 km²
  • Official languages: Bislama, English and French
  • Population: 292,680 people (2018)
  • Population density (2016): 24 people / km²
  • Currency: Vatu Vanuatu
  • Vanuatu is a Y-shaped archipelago consisting of about 83 relatively small, geologically newer islands of volcanic origin (65 of them inhabited), with about 1,300 kilometres (810 mi) between the most northern and southern islands.
  • Vanuatu’s total area is roughly 12,274 square kilometres (4,739 sq mi), of which its land surface is very limited (roughly 4,700 square kilometres (1,800 sq mi)). Most of the islands are steep, with unstable soils and little permanent fresh water.
  • The climate is tropical, with about nine months of warm to hot rainy weather and the possibility of cyclones and three to four months of cooler, drier weather characterised by winds from the southeast.
  • Vanuatu has a long rainy season, with significant rainfall almost every month. The wettest and hottest months are December through April, which also constitutes the cyclone season.
  • The four mainstays of the economy are agriculture, tourism, offshore financial services, and raising cattle. 
  • Vanuatu sells citizenship for about $150,000, and its passports allow visa-free travel throughout Europe. With demand from the Chinese market booming, passport sales may now account for more than 30% of the country’s revenue.
  • Vanuatu became the 185th member of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in December 2011.
  • In 2018, Vanuatu’s GDP reached 914.3 million USD, GDP per capita reached 3,123.89 USD with a GDP growth rate of 3.2%.
  • Vanuatu culture retains a strong diversity through local regional variations and through foreign influence. 
  • Vanuatu may be divided into three major cultural regions. In the north, wealth is established by how much one can give away, through a grade-taking system. 
  • Pigs, particularly those with rounded tusks, are considered a symbol of wealth throughout Vanuatu. 
  • In the centre, more traditional Melanesian cultural systems dominate. 
  • In the south, a system involving grants of title with associated privileges has developed.
  • Vanuatu has joined the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Agence de Coopération Culturelle et Technique, la Francophonie and the Commonwealth of Nations.

VANUATU CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT PROGRAMME

The Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment program is for applicants to invest $ 80,000 in local development funds. Vanuatu, a nation of 80 islands in the South Pacific, is part of the Commonwealth. The official languages ​​are English and French.

Vanuatu has unique CBI program in the Asia-Pacific. This is the second fastest passport program for investors. The investment requirement is $ 80,000 for the applicant or $ 130,000 for a family of four.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS

Development Support Program Donation

Development Support Program Donation

The Development Support Program (DSP) aims to support Vanuatu’s infrastructure and suppport economic development. The investor will contribute to the Government of Vanuatu:

  •     $ 80,000 per applicant, OR
  •     $ 130,000 for a family of 4

Real estate investment

  • Applicants will invest in a Government-approved real estate project in Vanuatu including: hotels, villas and resorts.
  • The minimum investment is $ 500,000 USD and the investment must be maintained for at least 3 years after the investor is granted citizenship.

PROGRAM ELIGIBLE

  • Candidates must be over 18 years old.
  • No conviction.

WHY CHOOSE VANUATU?

  • No financial proof required.
  • No physical residence required.
  • Fast application approval, passport within 60 days.
  • No language, education, management experience or age required.
  • Free tax.

INVESTOR’S BENEFITS

  • Possessing Commonwealth citizenship for 2-generation family.
  • Freedom to work, live, study and enjoy the social security regime in Vanuatu.
  • Visa-free access to 130 countries including the UK, the European Union, Schengen, Hong Kong and Singapore.
  • Preferential tax policy, exemption from taxes such as corporate tax, income tax, real estate tax, ...
  • Allowed to keep dual citizenship.

Why choose JA & Partners ?

JA & Partners was founded by a more-than-10-year-experience team in immigration industry. We have experienced handling difficult applications especially documents requiring financial proofing, such as the US, Australia, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean program . Our partners are global leading law firms with 100% approval, as well as 40-year-experience reputable real estate investment corporations.

Our professional and dedicated relationship management team will ensure all your requirements, support, and follow up during the application process and even when investors migrate to countries.

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