Summary print

Preview & Print

Properties

Number of steps (2) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain a Residence Visa  (2) expand_more expand_less

1
Submit Application
(last modified: 30/08/2020)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Department of Immigration and Passport Services

PO Box 9092 , Port Vila
Tel: 0067822354
Email: visqueries@vanuatu.gov.vu
Website: https://immigration.gov.vu/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Visa Processing Unit - Immigration

Mon: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00

Person in charge

Immigration Officer

Visa processing Officer
Tel: 00678 22354

Requirements

1. Residence Application form
Residence Application form (original)
Completed and signed by you and each person included in your application aged 18 years and over.
2.
Visa Payment (original)
Payment per applicant.
3.
Passport (original)
If you are in Vanuatu,valid Passport of you and each person included in the application ; or If you are outside Vanuatu: certified copy of bio data page and all used passport pages of you and each person included in the application Note: Passport must be the one you will use on entry to Vanuatu.
4.
Passport sized photographs (2 original )
Recent passport sized photographs of you and each visa applicant included in your application with names of the person on the back of their photograph.
5.
Deposit of a Security (original)
Equivalent to the cost of an air ticket from Vanuatu to your country of nationality or another country that you are permitted to reside in, including airport taxes. A Security is required for each person included in the application.
6.
Certified Birth Certificate (Simple copy)
If a person included in your application is aged under 18 years: certified copy of birth certificate.
7.
Certified Marriage Certificate (Simple copy)
If you or a person included in your application is married: certified copy of marriage certificate.
8.
Certified death certificate (Simple copy)
If you or a person included in your application has been widowed: certified copy of death certificate.
9.
Certified Divorce Certificate (Simple copy)
If you or a person included in your application has been divorced: certified copy of divorce certificate.
10.
Partner Document (original)
If you are applying for a residence visa on the basis of being married to, or living in a marriage like (‘defacto’) relationship with a person of the opposite sex who is a citizen of Vanuatu: 1). If married: certified copy of marriage certificate 2). If in a defacto relationship: (i). statutory declaration by you and your partner indicating when the partnership commenced and where, that the relationship is ongoing and to the exclusion of all others; and (ii). evidence that the you and your partner have been living together such as a lease agreement, rent receipts, utility and phone bills, bank statements.
11.
Child Document (original)
If you applying for a residence visa on the basis of being a dependent child of a citizen of vanuatu: (i). certified copy of birth certificate (ii). certified copy of your Vanuatu citizen’s birth certificate or citizenship certificate.
12.
Employee Document (original)
If you are applying for a residence visa on the basis of being an employee of a business operating in Vanuatu: A letter from your Vanuatu employer indicating that they will employ you, subject to you being granted a visa or a copy of your employment contract.
13.
Self funded Resident Document (original)
If you are applying for a residence visa on the basis of being self funded: 1). evidence of income of at least 250 000 Vatu per month or 500 000 Vatu per month if you have included your partner in the application, certified by a bank operating in Vanuatu; or 2). if you were the holder of a residence permit on this basis of being a self funded retiree when the Regulations commenced: income of at least 150 000 Vatu per month or 300 000 Vatu per month if you have included your partner i n the application, certified by a bank operating in Vanuatu.
14.
Foreign Investor (original)
If you are applying for a residence visa on the basis of being a foreign investor: 1). the original or certified copy of your approval certificate as a foreign investor issued by VIPA ; and 2). the original or certified copy of your business licence issued by the relevant official body if VIPA certificate indicates a business licence is required.
15.
Land Owner (original)
If you are applying for a residence visa on the basis of being the owner of property in Vanuatu: 1). a land lease and title transfer document indicating that you have leasehold ownership of a property/properties in Vanuatu; and 2). a valuation by a local bank chartered accountant, indicating that the property/properties are valued at a minimum of 10 million Vatu ; and 3). an income of at least 250 000 Vatu per month per person included in the application, up to a maximum of 1 million Vatu per month certified by a bank operating in Vanuatu.
16.
Medical examination completed by a registered medical practitioner. (original)
Medical check form for each applicant over 18 years of age completed and signed by the applicant and the registered medical practitioner who undertook the health examination.
17. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Police Clearance (original)
Police clearance certificate(s) for each applicant over 18 year s of age. A police clearance certificate must be provided for each country the applicant has lived in for 12 months or more in the past 5 years.

Cost VUV 57,600

VUV expand_more expand_less
  • VUV Add Name Here
VUV 57,600
If you or a person included in your application seeks to be granted a visa for 1 year & is aged 18 years or over.
or  VUV 158,400
If you or a person included in your application seeks to be granted a visa for 3 years & is aged 18 years or over.
or  VUV 259,200
If you or a person included in your application seeks to be granted a visa for 5 years & is aged 18 years or over.
or  VUV 426,000
If you or a person included in your application seeks to be granted a visa for 10 years & is aged 18 years or over.
or  VUV 2,880
If you or a person included in your application is aged less than 18 years, for each year they seek to be granted a visa.
Payment methods: Cash, Cheque

Time frame

Legal justification

1. Immigration Act, 2010
Immigration Act, 2010
Sections tion30, 34, 35, 36, 37, 42
2. Immigration Visa Regulation Order, 2011
Immigration Visa Regulation Order, 2011
articles Clause3, 6, 12, 16, Table2

Additional information

Please be aware that incomplete or partially complete applications will not be accepted. Information in a language other than English, French or Bislama must be translated by a certified translator into one of these languages. If you have any questions regarding this application, visa requirements and/or visa conditions please contact Vanuatu Immigration on Telephone: +678 22354 Email: visqueries@vanuatu.gov.vu

Referral : Department of Immigration and Passport Services

Entity in charge

Department of Immigration and Passport Services

PO Box 9092 , Port Vila
Tel: 0067822354
Email: visqueries@vanuatu.gov.vu
Website: https://immigration.gov.vu/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Visa Processing Unit - Immigration

Mon: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00

Person in charge

Immigration Officer

Visa processing Officer
Tel: 00678 22354
Powered by eRegulations ©, a content management system developed by UNCTAD's Business Facilitation Program and licensed under Creative Commons License