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.
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
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 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 License 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.