Visa policy of Vanuatu

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Visitors to Vanuatu must obtain a visa unless they travel on a passport from one of the visa exempt countries. All visitors must hold a passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival. [1] Vanuatu signed a mutual visa-waiver agreement with the European Union on 28 May 2015 which was ratified on 15 December 2015.[2] This agreement allows all citizens of states that are contracting parties to the Schengen Agreement to stay without a visa for a maximum period of 90 days in any 180-day period.[3]

Visa policy map[edit]

  Vanuatu
  Visa free (90 days)
  Visa free (30 days)

Visa exemption[edit]

Holders of passports of the following 120 jurisdictions do not require a visa for Vanuatu:

All visitors are allowed a maximum stay of 30 days except the citizens of Russia[5], United Arab Emirates[6] and all Schengen Area countries including 4 associated states who are allowed a maximum stay of 90 days within any 180 day period.

Statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to Vanuatu were from the following countries:[7]

Rank Country or territory 2015 2014 2013
1  Australia 46,098 60,808 65,776
2  New Zealand 13,422 16,293 15,068
3  New Caledonia 10,567 12,756 12,515
4  China 2,186 1,563 1,062
5  Japan 633 763 659
6 Other Pacific Countries 5,953 6,630 4,874
7 Europe 5,839 5,591 5,544
8 North America 2,962 2,373 2,614
Total 89,952 108,808 110,109

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Vanuatu on the short-stay visa waiver". europa.eu.
  4. ^ For a maximum stay of 90 days in any 180-days for Schengen Area member states.
  5. ^ Ligo, Compiled by Godwin. "Vanuatu and Russia Sign Visa-Waiver Agreement". dailypost.vu.
  6. ^ http://www.totaluae.com/news/emiratis-exempt-from-pre-entry-visa-to-vanuatu/
  7. ^ "Statistics". gov.vu.

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