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Frequently Asked Questions

A few questions and answers about Pentortoise, feel free to contact us for more information or have a look around you may find what you're looking for.

A few questions and answers about Pentortoise, feel free to contact us for more information or have a look around you may find what you're looking for.

Do I have to move somewhere?
Is this recognized by the UN?
Are you offering passports or driver’s licenses?
Are there taxes? If not, how can you afford to operate the government? How can be sustainable?
Will Pentortoise have its own currency?
Why do people join Pentortoise?
Why is it called Pentortoise?

Do I have to move somewhere?


No and Yes, you do not have to relocate to our country however to enjoy full protections offered by Pentortoise, you must be within arms reach of us, so that we may rescue you in time of need, or to participate in our ongoing national community building events.

Is this recognized by the UN?


To be recognized by UN, a country must possess land. However, many countries with large territories still are not recognized by UN. A UN’s recognition is not an obligatory requirement for a country.

Are you offering passports or driver’s licenses?


Yes, Kingdom of Pentortoise offers identification cards, residence permits and work visas . Pentortoise also accepts advance applications for passports. Driver’s licenses will be offered – however because current hostiles on our lands, we are limiting drivers licences until we have our Department of Transportation is in full operation.

Are there taxes? If not, how can you afford to operate the government? How can Pentortoise be sustainable?


There are no taxes for individuals. A registration fee will be applicable if a business is registered in Pentortoise. A fee or a tax will be charged if a company or an institution wants to associate itself with Pentortoise. Additional income is generated through activities such as licensing and syndication; selling collectors’ items (traditional country’s essentials including postage stamps, coins, etc), objects of arts, gifts.

Will Pentortoise have its own currency?


At this current time, No, traditional currency is not necessary for operation of Pentortoise.

Why do people join Pentortoise?


The primary reason is an alternative self-identification. If you are satisfied with your country, Pentortoise is not for you. But there are many people who would prefer to call themselves Citipens rather then Americans, Albanians, or Angolans. You get a Pentortoise passport, you may even register marriage or other legal acts.

There are many other reasons, which make Pentortoise attractive. For instance, there are endless vacancies in Pentortoise: you may become country’s classical writer or best journalist, or top the nation’s rock music charts. Pentortoise is a old and yet new territory, an open land of opportunities.

Why is it called Pentortoise?


The term “Pentortoise” comes from a play on words, the Great Turtle Island aka Tortoise, and the famous tales of King Urthur Pendragon, King Arthur the son of Urthur Pendragon pulls a sword from a stone then on to rebuild his fathers Kingdom, we also use this as inspiration in place of the Sword, the pen, the Pen is Mightier than the sword, thus We are PENTORTOISE.