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Permanent Residence Program

Vanuatu Permanent Residence Program

The overall cost of the program is USD 9,000 for single while USD 11,250 for the whole family, and the Vanuatu non-citizen card can be obtained. It is valid permanently and does not need to be renewed. Holders can travel to or settle in Vanuatu. As a long-introduced program, Vanuatu Permanent Residence program is popular due to its simple application procedure, short processing time, high cost-efficiency and easily-met requirements. What’s more, applicants can obtain the digital version of the permanent resident card within 24 hours. Located in the South Pacific Financial Center, Vanuatu has been named one of the happiest countries in the world for two consecutive years.

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Time to permit

1-7 days

Residency requirement

No residency requirement

Visa-free travel

98 countries and regions


No Worldwide Taxation

Passport rank

58th in the world

Established time

Program launched in 2011

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Application requirements

To apply for Vanuatu Permanent Residence, you need to satisfy following requirements: 

1. Main Applicant: Aged 18 or above

2. Main Applicant: Proof of bank statement or proof of asset

3. Spouse and children aged under 18 can apply together as a family

Program Benefits

1.Easily-met Requirement: No requirement on source of funds, English proficiency, education background or management experience;

2.No Residency Requirement: No residency requirement for maintaining the status;

3.Short Processing Time: PR status granted within 24 hours

4.Indefinite stay in Vanuatu with multiple entries.

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