Right To Information Unit


To provide open, accountable and participatory government for all the people of Vanuatu.

Make An Information Request

A Right to Information Officer may refuse to grant access to information if the information is exempted from disclosure under RTI Act sections 42 to 50. Information exempted under RTI include:

  1. Personal information
  2. Legal privilege
  3. Commercial and confidential information
  4. Health and safety
  5. Law enforcement
  6. Policy making and operations of Agencies
  7. Information relating to protected sites and the environment

Information that is exempted under these sections ceases to be exempt if it is more than 10 years old commencing from the date on which it was made.


Access
Access to information in Vanuatu is easy and cheap.
Easy
You can just call, text, message any government agency to get the information you want.
Freedom
Being well informed gives you the freedom to make decisions that will have an impact.
Trust
People trust a government that is open, transparent and accountable.
Anyone
Anyone can request information, and you can request information from anywhere.
Fight Corruption
Right to information is a weapon against corruption.

 

 

The Right To Information Unit was established in 2015 under the Office of the Government's Chief Information Officer, the Unit was then transferred to the Department of Strategic Planning, Policy & Aid Coordination in 2016.

Currently, there are three officers that are serving in the RTI Unit, click HERE to learn more about these officers.

Make An Information Request


To make an information to any government agency please follow the instructions below;.

STEP 1: Download and fill in the request forms in the language of your choice from the links below;

English  French

STEP 2: CLICK HERE to identify the contact information of the government agency that you are requesting information from.

STEP 3: Send your request information to the government agency.  

STEP 4: CLICK HERE to learn how your request is being processed and when you will expect to receive a response from the agency.

English  Bislama