The tiny Pacific island of Tuvalu offers unique investment opportunities. With its pristine beaches and unspoiled natural beauty, it’s an emerging destination for luxury resorts and eco-tourism ventures. Tuvalu’s strategic location could make it a hub for maritime trade and renewable energy projects, benefiting from its abundant solar and wind resources. However, challenges like rising sea levels must be considered in long-term investments.

Tuvalu Citizenship by Investment

Tuvalu does not offer a citizenship by investment, sometimes known as golden passport programme. Such schemes allow individuals to obtain citizenship or residency rights through investment, typically of a substantial sum into real estate, national development funds, or local businesses. One such programme can be found in neighbouring Vanuatu in the south Pacific.

Residency in Tuvalu

Tuvalu does not have a residency by investment programme. The immigration policies and regulations of Tuvalu were limited and primarily focused on tourism, employment, and family reunification. The small island nation in the Pacific is known for being one of the least visited countries in the world and has not actively pursued investment migration as a source of revenue, unlike some other countries.

Tuvalu Passport Strength and Ranking

Tuvalu has an average passport strength, ranking 91st in La Vida’s comprehensive Global Passport Ranking. This assessment is based off the passport offering access to 138 countries worldwide, accounting for 59.8% of global travel and 35.7% of world wealth (GDP). If Tuvalu were ever to adopt a citizenship by investment programme like neighbouring Vanuatu, it would perhaps not be a significant draw for investors.


Citizenship and Residency by Investment Programmes

See below a selection of countries offering residency and citizenship investment programmes.