The Department of Vanuatu Immigration and Passport Services is not responsible for granting Citizenship. The Citizenship applications are processed by the Vanuatu Citizenship Office (https://vancitizenship.gov.vu/) which is under the office the Prime Minister of Vanuatu. The Vanuatu Citizenship Office however relies on the department of Vanuatu Immigration and Passport Services for the certification of residence in Vanuatu for Citizenship by NATURALIZATION. For other types of citizenship (by Investment…), please liaise directly with the Vanuatu Citizenship office.
The certification for citizenship by naturalization is given by the Vanuatu Immigration and Passport Services in line with the Citizenship Act [CAP.112] PART 3.
To be entitled to the citizenship certification from the Vanuatu Immigration and Passport Services, following criteria must be met:
The applicant is the child of a Vanuatu Citizen
*If By naturalization:
*If by marriage to a Vanuatu citizen:
*If by child of a Vanuatu citizen:
Copy of birth certificate and/or Vanuatu passport for parent