Published on October 12th, 2017 | by bitcoin0
a small pacific island will now let
You can now purchase citizenship of the country with the world’s 34th most powerful passport with bitcoin.
The Vanuatu Information Center, which handles applications to the Pacific island country’s honorary citizenship program, announced this month that the center has secured government approval for taking fee payment in bitcoin.
It’s the first citizenship investment program to allow payments in a cryptocurrency, the center noted in a statement.
The local government later said that they had never accepted bitcoin payment for citizenship and didn’t plan to.
Vanuatu doesn’t directly accept bitcoin either—the center has to convert the bitcoin it receives into dollars for the government.