Right To Information Unit


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

Make An Information Request

Pocessing a Request

Your form must be sent to the government department you are requesting information from or to the RTI Unit. You will receive acknowledgement of receipt of your application 5 calendar days after receipt by the public authority.

A decision will be made within 30 calendar days of receipt unless an extension is authorised of an additional 14 calendar days. If an applicant makes an application orally, the Right to Information Officer must reproduce that oral application into written form and provide a copy to the applicant.

If a Right to Information Officer is able to provide an immediate response to an oral application and the response is to the satisfaction of the applicant, the Right to Information Officer must subsequently reduce the application to writing for documentation purposes. You can download the application form and submit your application via post, or email or in person. The details of the relevant agency which you’re applying from our contacts page as these are not included on the application form.

It helps if you provide as much information as possible about the document you are seeking. If you know the title, subject matter, agency reference number, type of document or the date it was produced, please specify these details in your application.

Right to Information Officers are designated under the RTI Law to receive requests for information from the public.


Make a Request

You can download the application form and submit your application via post, or email or in person. The details of the relevant agency which you’re applying from our contacts page as these are not included on the application form.

It helps if you provide as much information as possible about the document you are seeking. If you know the title, subject matter, agency reference number, type of document or the date it was produced, please specify these details in your application.

Right to Information Officers are designated under the RTI Law to receive requests for information from the public.

Download Request Form - English  Download Request Form - French


Learn more about how you can make an information request;

English  Bislama


Learn more about the Right To Information Act;

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Learn more about Records Management;

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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