A statutory body established in 1998 by an act of parliament (Vanuatu Foreign Investment Act [CAP 248] with the main objective of facilitating and promoting investments in Vanuatu.


Working in partnership with Government agencies and the private sector, we provide investors with the information needed to establish or expand a business in Vanuatu.


Operating under the Ministry of Trade, Tourism, Commerce. The VIPA Board is responsible for setting the broad policies of the organisation and for overseeing its operation.

Meet the Team

As a team with real passion, we ensure we deliver to meet our customers’ expectations .

Our Story and Performance

To deliver effectively on our mission we make sure our partnership programs remain a key priority.

Our Location

Ranked twice by the Lonely Planet Index as the Happiest Place on earth means you do not look any further if are looking for a place where you can relax and enjoy the tranquility environment of your surroundings while you grow your business.

Vanuatu formerly know as the New Hebrides and commonly known as the Paradise and land of opportunity and growth is an archipelago of approximately 83 islands situated in the South-western Pacific Ocean, about 1,750 kilometers north east of Australia and 500 kilometers north of New Caledonia. The Republic of Vanuatu lies between latitude 13o south and 23o south and longitude 166o east and 172o east. The total land area is approximately 12,200 square kilometers and the territorial waters cover 450,000 square kilometers.