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Department of Immigration
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Lost/Damaged/Expired Passport Application

If you have lost, damaged, or your Vanuatu passport has expired, this application form will guide you through the process of obtaining a replacement. Please ensure you submit all required documents and fees to facilitate the efficient processing of your application.


Please ensure that you have all the required documents and fees ready before submitting your application. We aim to provide efficient passport services to our citizens, and your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Application Requirements

  • Two (2) Recent Passport Photos: Include two identical passport photos, both less than 6 months old. The identity witness should write your full name on the back of one photo, sign it, and date it.

  • Previous Vanuatu Passport: If applicable, provide your previous Vanuatu passport.

  • Police Report or Immigration Declaration Form: If your passport is lost or damaged, provide a police report or sign the Immigration lost or damage declaration form.

  • Copy of Birth Certificate: Include a copy of your birth certificate.

  • Certification Letter for Travel Purpose: Attach a copy of the certification letter explaining the purpose of your travel.

  • Medical Certificate (if applicable): If you are traveling for medical treatment, include a copy of the medical certificate certified by a medical professional.

  • Labor Mobility (if applicable): Include a copy of the letter from an authorized recruiting agent if your travel is related to labor mobility.

  • Appropriate Fee (in Vanuatu Vatu – VT) for the Service Required:

    • Child 0 to 5 years old: VT 5,000
    • Child 6 to 17 years old: VT 7,000
    • Normal Processing (up to 21 days): VT 10,000
    • Express Processing (up to 10 days): VT 20,000
    • Urgent Processing (up to 3 days): VT 25,000
  • Fees for Lost and Damaged Passport:

    • Vanuatu Citizens: VT 50,000

    • Citizens by Investment: VT 100,000


For further clarification, please contact us on [email protected]