Vanuatu has the 34th powerful passport in the world

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The Vanuatu passport is ranked 37th powerful passport in the world according the latest Henley Passport Index 2018 released last week. According the the survey, vanuatu passport has visa free travel to 129 countries in the world.

Vanuatu has a citizenship by investment program running in the south pacific. The country announced recently that the prices for the CBI program has been reduced by 50%

According to the DSP Regulation order No. 45 under Citizenship Act by the Prime Minister of Vanuatu, the official prices for Vanuatu Honorary Citizenship have been reduced, as officially announced by Government. Previously the price for single person applying for citizenship was $220,000.

  • Single person applying for citizenship – US$150,000
  • Married couple applying for citizenship – US$170,000
  • Married couple with 1 child under 18 y.o. – US$185,000
  • Married couple with 2 children under 18 y.o. – US$200,000
  • Additional fee for any extra dependents – US$15,000

Here are the rankings of countries which currency have active citizenship by investment programs up and running.

Country Rank  Visa free destinations
Malta 7 182
Cyprus 14 171
St Kitts and Nevis 24 151
Antigua and Barbuda 25 149
Grenada 31 141
St Lucia 30 142
Dominica 34 136
Vanuatu 37 129

Henley Passport Index

The Henley Passport Index is a ranking of all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access visa-free. The only ranking based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which maintains the world’s largest and most accurate database of travel information, the Henley Passport Index is enhanced by extensive, ongoing research by the Henley & Partners academic team. The index is updated in real-time, as and when visa-policy changes come into effect.