Create Your Plan B with the experts based in Vanuatu. The ultimate safehaven country to derisk from climate change, crime, unrest and rising taxes
Stanford Knight is the leading Government Agent of the Citizenship Program of Vanuatu. Our founders worked with the Vanuatu Government to develop its Citizenship by Investment programs.
We are based in Port Vila with our offices a few minutes from the Vanuatu Citizenship Commission.
We focus on offering full solution packages to US citizens and are also experts in Trust Formation and Asset Management, International and Domestic Company structures.
Full suite of value add services such as setting up a residential address, utilities account, local birth certificates and other ID.
We love the country, experts on every facet of it, walk our talk and can advise confidentially on any matter about citizenship by investment.
A second passport from a stable, peaceful country can be life-saving in the event of any kind of political unrest in one’s home country or global pandemic. This type of insurance is priceless for investors and their families. 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
Yes, Your entire application including country donation and our fees can be paid in bitcoin.
We aim to have all your documents and your passport with you within 90 days of beginning the process, sometimes sooner but 90 days is a good guideline.
No, Most countries allow dual citizenship, check with our team whether you are eligible to apply.
No, the entire process can be completed remotely with no need to visit or reside in Vanuatu.
No information is shared to 3rd parties. Vanuatu takes its sovereignty and that of its citizens very seriously.
Yes, the process can take up to 3 months to complete and confidential.
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 now have 15 years experience in global real estate and learning different cultures. I analyzed cryptocurrency and quickly saw its ability to put money into the hands of just about everyone, irrespective of the economic plight of their country. I enjoy spotting global investment opportunities and analyzing how to add them to my portfolio.
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