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Extended Visa Application Form (original)
Completed and signed by applicant.
Visa Payment (original)
Visa for up to 4 months, Visa for up to 7 months
or Visa for up to 12 months.
If applicant is in Vanuatu or If applicant is outside Vanuatu: certified copy of bio data page and all used passport pages. Note: Passport must be the one you will use on entry to Vanuatu.
Passport sized photographs (2 original )
Return Ticket (original)
Or evidence of other arranged transport from Vanuatu, within 12 months.
Evidence of reasons for application (original)
For an extended visitor visa ( for example one of the following):
1). evidence that the applicant has a genuine intention to visit Vanuatu to visit family,
friends or for tourism purposes, or
2). evidence that the applicant has lodged an application with VIPA that has not yet
been finally determined, or
3). evidence that the applicant will be employed for a period of less than 12 months by
a business currently operating lawfully in Vanuatu, or
4). evidence that the applicant is undertaking research in Vanuatu, or
5). evidence that the applicant is undertaking missionary work in Vanuatu.
Note: Supporting documents not in English, French or Bislama must be translated into
one of these languages.
Evidence of Funds and Support (original)
1). funds / income to support the applicant for duration of stay of 40 000 Vatu per
). support the applicant will receive from family/friends in Vanuatu.
1). If the applicant is under 18 years of age: the Principal Immigration Officer is satisfied that both of the applicant’s parents, if living, o r legal guardian(s) have consented to the grant of the visa.
2). If the applicant is under 18 years of age, is not a member of an organised tour and will not be accompanied by at least one parent or guardian whilst in Vanuatu: an undertaking from a Vanuatu citizen, or the holder of a visa valid during the applicant’s stay, to provide accommodation and food and be responsible for the
applicant’s general welfare during the applicant’s stay in Vanuatu.
Immigration Act No.17 of 2010, Section 60
The Principal Immigration Officer may require the applicant for an extended visitor visa, a residence visa or a student visa to provide a security in accordance with this Part.