The Pacific nation of Vanuatu has the cheapest citizenship by investment program for Bitcoin investors. You can acquire citizenship in just 30 days by donating $130,000 one time to the DSP government fund. The total costs all inclusive will be $140,000 for one person.  This is so much cheaper compared to $1 million donation to El Salvador citizenship started by the government.

  •  Fastest citizenship in just 1 month.
  •  No personal visit required.
  •  Cheapest passport for cryptocurrency investors.
  •  Become a Australia Permanent Resident and after 5 years get Australian citizenship.
  •   Pay the full investment with cryptocurrency .

Total Costs

  • Donation – $130,000 (single person)
  • Due diligence fee – $7,500
  • Bank, courier, oath fee – $2500
  • Total: $140,000 (you can make the full investment in BTC 2.25)

For families below are the DSP donation sum, please expect additional $10,000 costs like above.

  • Couple – $150,000
  • Family of 3 – $165,000
  • Family of 4 – $180,000

Processing time: 30 days for citizenship, 1-2 weeks for passport. No personal visit to Vanuatu required.

It is important to note that Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies are still not legal tender We have crypto conversion arrangements, and you  pay the full investment in Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies. 

Application process

Start the application process, by just paying the initial due diligence fees ($7500 in the first stage) and rest 90% of the investment, only after approval letter issued by government.

Why Vanuatu Citizenship

Vanuatu citizenship is only suitable for those who are looking for tax free benefit and already have a powerful passport that comes with visa free access (eg. from US passport, EU passport, Singapore passport etc).  Vanuatu has no personal, capital gains, income, corporate or inheritance taxes.

Vanuatu Passport

Vanuatu passport recognised as valid travel document to over 196 countries and territories. You can easily apply visas for US, Canada and Australia.

Vanuatu passport currently has visa free access to 95 countries. Currently has no visa free access to UK and Schengen area, which we expect to restored in the future (negotiations still on). But you can visit Costa Rica, Bahamas, El Salvador, Israel, Malaysia, Mauritius, Panama, Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, UAE (evisa).

Become Australia Permanent Resident

Another important and key benefit not available with other CBI programs is shortcut to Australia permanent residency (subclass 192 pacific engagagement visa) lottery scheme. Annually 3000 visas are allotted to pacific countries. This scheme is commencing on 03 June 2024.  Up to 3000 visa places, inclusive of partners and dependent children, will be allocated annually through a ballot process.


  • be randomly selected through the PEV ballot
  • be aged between 18 and 45 years
  • hold a valid visa if applying from inside Australia, which includes a substantive temporary visa, Bridging Visa A, B or C
  • have a formal job offer in Australia and
  • meet other visa requirements, including English language, character and health checks.

Once you are selected, eligible PEV holders will have immediate access to:

  • Family Tax Benefit A
  • Austudy
  • Youth Allowance (student and apprentice)
  • Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) and
  • VET Student Loans (VSL) programs.

After 5 years, you can file for Australian citizenship with the PR status by meeting general conditions of residency, genuine link and good character. 


1. Can stateless people apply for Vanuatu citizenship?

Yes, they are not restricted

2. Are there any restricted countries?

Currently no. 

3. What documents are required?

Please have your police certificate, passport copies, bank statements ready for initial application.

4. Will i get a refund if my application is rejected?

If you are rejected, you will lose the due diligence fees only, not the investment. Reason such as criminal record, international arrest warrants, or concealing facts in your application could lead to refusal.

5. Do i need to come to Vanuatu to complete?

Not required. You have to authorise our Vanuatu lawyer as proxy to oversee the entire process.

6. How do i receive my passport?

You can collect by courier from authorized agent or lawyer or through the Vanuatu embassy near you.

7. Can i include family members?

Yes, you can include spouse, children, parents, grandparents (but not siblings). Vanuatu does not recognise same sex marriage.

8. What is your agency fee?

The agency fee is already included in the investment you pay.

9. Are there any interviews or oaths?

Yes, after approval you have to take oath over a video call infront of the oath commissioner.

10. Can i change my name in the Vanuatu passport?

Only permitted to change your name if you provide evidence that you renounced your previous citizenship, else not possible.

11. Are you licensed agent?

Yes. Best Citizenships is a licensed agent for Vanuatu citizenship by investment program. You can download our brochure and license. Please contact us for more information.

12. Can i get permanent residence card along with citizenship?

Yes, you can get Vanuatu PR card, but you must do BEFORE applying for citizenship. The PR card cost is $5000 approx.