Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program

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Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is a country in the West Indies in the Americas, lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of two majors islands, Antigua and Barbuda, and a number of smaller islands. The permanent population numbers about 81,800, and the capital and largest port and city is St. Johns on Antigua. Tourism is the major income of the country and the biggest portion of GDP (60%). Antigua and Barbuda are a sovereign state, member of United Nations, Organization of American States (OAS) and Caribbean Community.

Capital

St. John’s

Location

Located in the continent of the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda does not share land borders with any countries.

Language

English

Currency

East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)

Government

Parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy

Area

440 km2

Population

103,050

Time Zone

AST (UTC-4)

 

Why choose Antigua?

  • Citizenship and passport issues in 4-6 months.
  • New citizens above 18 years old required to reside in Antigua and Barbuda a total of 5 days before renewing their passports.
  • There are no inheritance, wealth or personal income taxes.
  • Visa free to EU Schengen countries, UK and Ireland.  No mandatory language tests, business experience and interviews.
  • The inclusion of parents or grandparents above the age of 58 years living and fully supported by the main applicant.
  • The inclusion of dependent children of the main applicant or of his/ her spouse who are less than 28 years old.
  • Free movement in CARICOM countries.
  • No restriction on dual citizenship.
  • Lifetime citizenship for investors children and family member.
  •  Beautiful nature, climate and atmosphere.
  • Off-shore bank accounts and Antigua-incorporated companies offer financial benefits and unique business planning opportunities.
  • The physical presence of the applicants not needed during the application process.

Costs

SPECIAL OFFER

Contribution to the National Development Fund The threshold for the National Development Fund (NDF) option has been reduced by %50; from US$200,000 to US$100,000 for a family of up to four persons, and from US$250,000 to US$125,000 for a family of five and over this offer till 31/11/2019)

For a single applicant, or a family of 4 or less
Contribution: US$100,000
Processing fee: US$25,000

Family of 5 or more
Contribution: US$125,000
Processing fee for each additional dependent: US$15,000

Real Estate

To qualify for citizenship under the real estate option, the government requires applicants to make an investment in designated, officially approved real estate with a value of at least US$ 400,000 plus the payment of government processing fees and due diligence fees, however, two (2) applications from related parties can make a joint investment, with each applicant investing a minimum of US $200,000 in order to qualify.

All processing and due diligence fees remain unchanged. This offer till 31/11/2019

For a single applicant, or a family of 4 or less
Contribution: US$400,000 or USD200,000 (Join investment)
Processing fee: US$50,000

Due Diligence
For Main Applicant: US$7,500
For spouse: US$7,500
Per dependent 12-17: US$2,000
Per dependent 18 and over: US$4,000

For a single applicant, or a family of 4 or less
Passport Application fee per applicant: US$300

Visa Free

As of October 2018, Antigua and Barbuda citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 150 countries and territories, ranking the Antigua and Barbuda passport 27th in terms of travel freedom according to the Henley Passport Index.

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