Entry to Vanuatu is only allowed at the declared ports of entries. Border control section managed the entries at declared airports and sea ports.
  • Photos of current Arrival and departure booths (to be provided)

Border control oversee the Entry and Departure Requirements such as:

  1. All international entry and departure must only be processed at declared appointed ports.
  2. Masters or agent/s of sea vessels and Commanders of aircraft about to enter or depart Vanuatu must provide in advance a duplicate list of all crews and passengers.
  3. Passport validity must not be less than six (6) months prior to entry and departure.
  4. Provide hard/soft copy proof of return ticket back to usual country of residence/and or country of origin
  5. Required entry / departure forms must be filled out as required.
  6. Proof of sufficient funds to sustain/cater for the duration of stay in Vanuatu (applicable to visitors only).
  7. Non Exempt Visa Countries must possess a prior entry visa before entering Vanuatu (application must be lodged while applicant is not in Vanuatu)

 

Declared Ports of Entries

 

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Considering the geographical setting and “Y “ shape of Vanuatu, the Immigration Department has declared the following ports as official ports of entries to Vanuatu.

Entering Vanuatu via any ports or islands other than those listed below is a breach to the immigration Act and a serious offence.

 

Maritime or sea Ports: New PORTS Information
Border South

Port Vila(Efate)

Lenakel (Tanna)

Mystery (Aneitum)

Border North

Luganville(Santo)

Litzlitz (Malekula)

Sola (Banks group)

Champagne bay (Santo)

Wala bay (Malekula)

Asanwary bay (Maewo)

Shipping vessels needs to inform the Immigration office prior arrival and departure and/or prior entering the Vanuatu maritime zone.

Contact VIS Border South on email: visbordersouth@vanuatu.gov.vu

Or

Contact VIS Border North on email:

visbordernorth@vanuatu.gov.vu

Airport:
Border South

Bauerfield ( Port Vila, Efate)

Whitegrass (Tanna)

Border North

Pekoa (Luganville, Santo)

Airline agencies to inform Vanuatu Immigration as earlier as practicable. Preferably prior departure and/or prior entering the Vanuatu airspace.

Contact VIS Border South on email: visbordersouth@vanuatu.gov.vu

Or

Contact VIS Border North on email:

visbordernorth@vanuatu.gov.vu

 

 

ONE-WAY TICKET REQUIREMENTS

Personal Details & Traveling Arrangements;

•    Name ……………………………………………………………………………………………………
•    Nationality …………………………………………………………………………………………….
•    Passport Number ………………………………………………………………………………….
•    Passport Validity ……………………………………………………………………………………
•    Date of Birth ………………………………………………………………………………………….
•    Arrival Date ……………………………………………………………………………………………
•    Flight Details ………………………………………………………………………………………….

Ships / Yachts Details;

Name ………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Nationality ………………………………………………………………………………………….
Skipper ………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Arrival Date …………………………………………………………………………………………
Port of Arrival ……………………………………………………………………………………..
Departure Date ……………………………………………………………………………………
Next Port of Call   …………………………………………………………………………………

NOTE:
Ensure  to  wait  for  an  approval  letter  before  departure  and  provide  to  this  office  the  Skippers confirmation  letter  of  acceptance  to  join  the ship / yacht.
Skipper’s  approval  letter  along  will  not  be  accepted  as  such;   entry  into  the  country  will  also  be  denied.   A  fee  of  6.000 vatu  payable  to  Vanuatu  Immigration  Services  before  processing.

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