According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, staff will be working on submissions lodged before the date of closure.
The ministry will resume taking new passport applications after 23 July.
Technicians will upgrade the Vanuatu passports validity for a longer lifespan and they will feature upgraded security features.
The upgraded passports will have a 10 year-validity compared to the current five-year lifespan.
The current lifespan of Vanuatu Passport is valid for 5 years