Expat Living in Vanuatu
Thinking of making Vanuatu your second
This island country has a lot of appeal to those who enjoy a laidback
lifestyle, while being able to run a business, or simply enjoy their retirement years in a tropical paradise. There
are also many financial advantages to those in the know of making Vanuatu your second home.
| Life in
Vanuatu for Expatriates
Buying a Property in
If you find a job and move to Vanuatu, or simply want to spend some time living here as an
expat, you are likely to look at buying a property here, too. This quick guide will give you some
pointers how to go about purchasing a property here.
Find a Job Before Moving to
For many people it could be a dream come true - working on a sunny island in the Pacific Ocean.
But how do you go about it? The first thing you have to do is find a job in Vanuatu, before you
consider to move. Here are some suggestions on how to do it.
Guide to Moving to Vanuatu
After living in the comfort of your own, moving to another country can be an overwhelming
experience. It takes some getting used to in your new country and new culture. But if you choose a
diverse expat community, like in Vanuatu, it'll make it easier.
Living in Vanuatu as an Expat
This South Pacific island country has been chosen twice as the happiest place on earth! It was
also host to one of the earliest Survivor TV shows. So, there must be something magic about this
place that attracts both tourist and expatriates coming here.
Relocating to Vanuatu
Being close to Australia's east coast and New Zealand, Vanuatu is a popular destination for
those who want to relocate to warmer places. Many Aussies and Kiwis are living here, as are expats
of other nationalities.
Things to Leave Behind When
So, you've finally made your decision to move to Vanuatu or elsewhere abroad. It's both exciting
and frightening at the same time. Like, what things you should take with you and what to leave
behind. These tips might help you make the right choices.
Expat Services in Vanuatu
It's no surprise then that many expatriates from Australia, New
Zealand, European and Asian countries, including North America have chosen to make Vanuatu their 2nd home. Some
permanently, some as one of non-domicile places to holiday, run a business, or simply retire here. You will find a
number of expat services available in Port Vila that can inform you and help you set up properly in
Banking is one of the most essential services
needed when you move to Vanuatu.
Two of Australia's largest banks have their branches in Port Vila, Vanuatu
Likewise, there are good banking services available in Vanuatu that
cater well for expatriate needs. You can get information from the local National Bank of Vanuatu, as well as
Australia's Westpac Bank and ANZ Bank (Australia and New Zealand Banking Group). Just walk in
their branches in Port Vila city centre district, across the post office building.
See our Vanuatu Banking category for more information about
banking in Vnauatu.