Travelers, should avoid buying tickets from unauthorized third parties, to avoid scams, when searching for ways to reach Mount Vema. People are advised to contact Mount Vema if anything looks or sounds suspicious, or inform their local authorities.
W-Southern, through mount-vema.com, is currently the only one authorized and coordinating trips to the Kingdom of Mount Vema. Any third company approved by the Vema Seamount Authority, to provide similar service, will be listed on mount-vema.com travel section, where travel reservations can be officially made.
We also advise not to provide your personal details or make payments to anyone stating to be a representative of the Kingdom of Mount Vema or W-Southern without verifying their credentials. To verify credentials, you should fill out the online contact form, or if it is urgent, send a text or call the diplomatic or consumer service number +44 7511713828 or +44 7511713827 and leave a message. A special officer will deal with your case, inform or liaise with the local authorities.
The Authorities of the Kingdom of Mount Vema, have no cases reported of such activity, however, His Mount Vema Majesty’s Government is issuing the warning to prevent City of Mount Vema Project Participants or people seeking employment in Mount Vema from becoming victims of crimes such as identity theft, scams or human traffic.
If you have incurred financial losses in your dealings with the Kingdom of Mount Vema that the Vema Seamount Authority is unaware of or you have not been compensated for monetary losses that was not your fault when dealing with the Kingdom of Mount Vema, you should make contact. The RBMV Bank is part of the Kingdom of Mount Vema compensation program – an account will be set up for you to withdraw funds to compensate your losses.
However, if you become a victim of a scam for not following basic checks to prevent it from happening, it is very unlikely that you will recover your losses. So, His Mount Vema Majesty’s Government advises people to be careful when planning to visit or relocate to Mount Vema for work, aiming to make the experience as pleasant as possible for everyone. You should check mount-vema.com for regular updates when planning to travel, before departure and even when onboard of a vessel in Mount Vema.
Law of the Sea Treaty (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea)
MARPOL 73/78 (International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships)
The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961
The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations 1963
The Right to Self-Determination
Many believe because our community is not a member of the United Nations and is only just over a decade old, doing business with the Kingdom of Mount Vema is not possible for foreign nationals and foreign companies seeking to take advantage of the business opportunities the floating city project is creating. Nothing could be further from the truth. The territory doesn't need a United Nations membership to function as a sovereign territory, or to exercise its inalienable right for self-determination