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Department of Immigration
& Passport Services

Vanuatu Citizen Passport

Explore our passport, requirements, and application procedures.

Where to apply:

Applicants in Port Vila & Shefa province should lodge their passport application at the Vanuatu immigration office, kumul Highway, Tamarama Building, port vila.

Applicants in other provinces should lodge their application at provincial immigration office:

Sanma Province:

  • Sanma immigration office
  • Fire station, Luganville santo
  • Po Box 365
  • Phone: 6401


Penama province:

  • Penama immigration office
  • Saratamata, East Ambae
  • Po Box
  • Phone:


Tafea province:

  • Tafea immigration office Isangel, West Tanna
  • Po Box
  • Phone:



Passport fee various with different processing time and age.

  • 0-5 years 5000vt
  • 6-17 years 7,000vt
  • Normal processing time 10,000vt (up to 21 days)
  • Express processing time 20,000vt (up to 10 days)
  • Urgent processing time 25000vt (up to 3 days)

Please note that additional cost may apply for lost, damaged or stolen passports.

Previous travel document:

You must attach your previous travel document unless it has been lost, damaged or stolen.

Change of name:

If you have changed your name, provide details of all the names you previously used.

Evidence of Citizenship:

In your application form please declare your citizenship status and attached your birth certificate and citizenship certificate. In the case of a married women, your marriage certificate should be attached.

Consent of parents:

Applicants that are under 18 years of age must have their parents or legal guardian consent. Please note that the parent or legal guardian must complete the consent to issue a passport to a person under 18 years of age and also sign the application declaration.


Attach with your application two recent ID photographs. All photographs must be within the dimensions of 3.5cm X 4.5cm. It is important that an identity witness must sign and write the date the back of the photo.


The applicant must sign inside the signature box and also sign the application declaration.

Application Forms

 There 3 different forms to be under this section. You can get them from our current website.

Note: we want applicants to also fill out the form and print it out. And those who do not wish to fill in the form can print out the form and write their details.

  • Two (2) Recent Passport Photos: These photos should be less than 6 months old. An identity witness must write your full name on the back of one photo, sign it, and date it.
  • Copy of Vanuatu Birth Certificate: Obtain a copy from the civil registry.
  • Copy of Marriage Certificate (if applicable): Include this if you are married.
  • Certification Letter for Travel Purpose: Provide 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