Emiratis holding diplomatic, special, mission and ordinary passports are now exempt from pre-entry visas to visit Vanuatu.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation announced that the visa waiver is effective as of 21st October, with the possibility of UAE citizens travelling to Vanuatu to stay for a period up to 90 days.
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Ahmad Al Ham Al Daheri, Assistant Under-Secretary for Consular Affairs at the ministry said that the visa waiver decision by the Vanuatu government reflects the prominent international status that the UAE has attained on the global scale, opening up further horizons for its citizens.
He added that the exemption follows the Memorandum of Understanding, signed between the UAE and the Republic of Vanuatu on 21st September 2017.
Al Daheri said the ministry is working towards making the UAE passport among the world’s top five passports, in line with the UAE Vision 2021.