The Global Leader in Vanuatu Citizenship and Residency
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Stanford Knight is the leading Government Agent of the Citizenship Program of Vanuatu. Our founder worked with the Vanuatu Government to develop its Citizenship by Investment programs. Based in Port Vila, Vanuatu since 2004, the group was founded on the platform of our strong analysis, management and advisory skills. We are a Master Designated Agent of the Government of Vanuatu for the Citizenship Development Support Program and are a fully recognised company and trusted service provider by the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission.
With increasing regulatory scrutiny of digital assets, acquiring a second citizenship from a safe, secure, and tax-free country can enable you to protect your crypto wealth. Vanuatu is the ideal haven for crypto trading professionals. Take action now.
The fastest & most affordable second citizenship on the market. Travel visa free to 130+ countries, safe and secure country, clean and beautiful country to reside
The entire process can be completed in as little as 4 weeks with your new citizenship certificate and passport delivered directly to your door.
Vanuatu has no corporate tax, no income tax, no capital gains tax, no estate tax, no wealth tax, no withholding tax, no gift tax and no other personal income taxes.
If you are a high earner, the cost of an economic citizenship might be far less than the tax and compliance costs of remaining American. US citizens who may also wish to renounce their citizenship for asset management purposes will benefit from Vanuatu’s citizenship by investment program and second passport.
With no US Government regulatory or oversight like Caribbean, Vanuatu Financial disclosure requirements are minimal and the Vanuatu Government does not disclose your application to other governments. You keep your legitimately earned wealth and asset base secure.
Answering your most common questions about obtaining a second citizenship
Stanford Knight & Partners are a fully Accredited Master Agent of the Vanuatu Government to process citizenship applications. We charge no additional fees and offer a faster comprehensive service.
At Stanford Knight & Partners, we believe it's important you know exactly who you are dealing with. Our advisory team have lived and resided in Vanuatu since 2004. We are experts at conducting business in the region, with specialist areas including digital currency, financial markets, administration, government policy advisory, tourism, property and investment industries.
I am the principal of Stanford Knight & Partners and a Senior Associate at one of Vanuatu largest law firms. I hold a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) and a Bachelor of Law from the University of the South Pacific practising since 2012. I have extensive experience in a wide range of practice areas including multi-jurisdictional transactions, telecommunications, banking and finance, companies, labour, employment, intellectual property, conveyancing, land leases and commercial and criminal litigation. I have represented and advised clients from a variety of sectors including government, telco, regulatory bodies, financial services, education, real estate, retail, hospitality, professional services and manufacturing. I have served as a Secretary of Transparency International Vanuatu and am the current President of the Vanuatu Surf Association being an avid surfer myself.
A New Zealander and Vanuatu citizen, I divide my time between both Vanuatu and New Zealand. Across both countries I have comprehensive private sector experience in tourism, hotel and operations management, project management and property development. I hold a Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management). I possess broad knowledge and practical experience of the intricacies of investing, developing and operating businesses within the Vanuatu commercial sector. My key focus within Stanford Knight is to guide our clients through the process of acquiring Vanuatu citizenship and enabling them to take full advantage of all the benefits this offers.
I am a Vanuatu citizen and was the key person involved in developing Vanuatu’s Citizenship by Investment Program and I am a Licensed Securities Dealer and hold a CSP Licence from the Vanuatu Securities Commission. I have an extensive private sector background in climate finance, policy development, tourism, agriculture and property industry with practical hands on knowledge of doing business in the pacific context. My clients including Governments, financial institutions, corporates, regional agencies and institutional investors have enjoyed a broad range of advisory and strategic services from myself. I have resided permanently in Vanuatu for 15 years and sit on numerous private and public boards and committees including the current Chairperson of the Vanuatu Business Resilience Council. My passion is driving development in the South Pacific through direct investment in sustainable industries.