With Bitcoin reaching out to almost $50,000, there has been increased interest from fintech investors applying citizenship by investment programs. We now accept full payments in Bitcoin, USDT, Ethereum and other major cryptocurrencies.  We have partnered with service providers to assist crypto clients apply for Vanuatu CBI with crypto. The whole citizenship process from filing application to receiving passport. is very fast usually takes 30-40 days.

We now accept Bitcoin, Ethereum, USD Tether, Litecoin and other major cryptos directly for Vanuatu citizenship for all payments. Please contact us for more information.

Please Vanuatu citizenship commission still officially does not accept BTC for payments to citizenship program.  Vanuatu made headlines in 2018 becoming the first country to accept Bitcoin for citizenship by investment program. Unfortunately this information is not true to this. We want to clarify some important things about accepting Bitcoin for Vanuatu DSP citizenship by investment program.

Cryptocurrency due diligence is still an evolving industry. A police certificate, not older than 3 months also required from authorities from where you live.

Vanuatu citizenship at today’s price will cost you 2.83 BTC equivalent of USD 135,000 for single persons. Additional costs apply for family members and children. As per DSP program rules, you only need to pay 5%, 25% and 70% in stages spread over 2 months. The standard procedure is to pay due diligence fee first and the rest only after approval. You dont have to make the investment if your application is refused. Please also use our CBI calculator to see the prices by specifying the correct ages.

DSP Prices

The following are required investments for DSP donation. Please convert to Bitcoin

Non refundable one time contribution to government (DSP regulations)
Single applicationUSD$130,000
Married couple applicationUSD$150,000
Married couple with one child under 18 years oldUSD$165,000
Married couple with two children under 18 years oldUSD$180,000
Additional fees
FIU Due Diligence fee (per application) non refundableUSD$7,000
Initial Application FeeUS$50
Citizenship Certificate Fee (per person)US$100
Passport application (per person)USD$250
Commissioner of Oaths Fee per applicationUS$500
Administration and disbursements*USD$2,000
Civil Registration + National ID (per person)US$1,000
Courier ChargesUSD$250
Additional Fees 
Additional application fees for additional family members
Each additional child (aged under 18 years)USD$10,000
Each dependent child aged between 18 to 25USD$10,000
Each dependent adult over 50 years oldUSD$10,000

Payment Stages

  1. Pay $7500 FIU check fee.
  2. Wait for approval (30 days)
  3.  Pay the full investment within 30 days.
  4. Take oath
  5. Receive citizenship certificate
  6. Receive passport.


You can only apply for Vanuatu citizenship for investments if you meet ALL of the following conditions.

  • Applicants must be able to provide proof of the source of funds for a Due Diligence verification of no less than $250,000
  • An applicant, or anyone included in an application, must not have any criminal record, and must be a high standing member of their country and community.
  • The main applicant must be at least 18 years old, and below 65 at the time of application submission
  • The Vanuatu program is not open for nationals from Iran, Iraq, Syria, North Korea or Yemen, unless they have permanent residence outside those countries and have lived outside of those countries for more than 5 years.

Required Documents

Please gather the checklist of documents and application forms. For main applicant, please prepare these documents in advance.

  • AA-1 Nomination Form Valid Passport (certified copy)
  • AA-3 Identity Card or Driver’s License (certified copy)
  • AA-4 Police Certificate from State of Origin
  • AA-5 Vanuatu Citizenship Commission Due Diligence Check
  • AA-6  Personal Profile including Education and Employment History
  • AA-7 Medical Certificate
  • AA-8 6 Colour Photos (40mm x 50mm)
  • AA-9 Asset Report
  • AA-10 Employment Certification
  • AA-11 Others

Proof of Assets

  • AA-9 Asset Report
  • AA-10 Employment Certification, Bank Reference , Professional Reference, Academic Certification
  • AA-11 Others