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Number of steps (23) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register a business  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain a Foreign Investment Approval Certificate (FIAC)  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain a business licence certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain the Singe Window System registration code  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain an Import Permit - Biosecurity  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain air waybill at Luganville airport  (1) expand_more expand_less
Customs and Biosecurity clearance at Luganville airport  (3) expand_more expand_less
Biosecurity clearance at Luganville airport  (1) expand_more expand_less
Releasing cargo at Luganville airport  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Submit FIAC application
(last modified: 30/08/2020)

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

15 mn  -  50 mn
10 days  -  15 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA)

Kumul Highway, MB 9011 , Port Vila
Tel: 00678/24441 / 00678/24096
Email: investment@vipa.org.vu
Website: www.investvanuatu.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Certification and Implementation Division - VIPA

Mon: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Tue: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Wed: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Thu: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Fri: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Lashie Tom

Vetting Officer
Tel: 00678/24441
Email: ltom@vanuatu.gov.vu

Requirements

1. Application form Foreign Investment Approval Certificate (eng)
Application form Foreign Investment Approval Certificate (eng) (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business Name Certificate (original)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport copy (original)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Police Clearance (original)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Payment Receipt (VIPA) (original)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: min   5mn - max  20mn
Attention at counter: min   10mn - max   30mn
Waiting time until next step: min   10 days - max   15 days

Legal justification

1. Foreign Investment Act, 2019
Foreign Investment Act, 2019
Section 6 ,  Article 2

Referral : Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA)

Entity in charge

Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA)

Kumul Highway, MB 9011 , Port Vila
Tel: 00678/24441 / 00678/24096
Email: investment@vipa.org.vu
Website: www.investvanuatu.org
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Certification and Implementation Division - VIPA

Mon: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Tue: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Wed: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Thu: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Fri: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:30
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Gelpen Silas

Manager-Certification and Implementation
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