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Antigua and Barbuda

Citizenship by Investment

Located in the Eastern Caribbean, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean Sea, Antigua and Barbuda is known as one of the safest and most stable, independent Commonwealth countries in the Caribbean. It consists of two major inhabited islands along with a multitude of smaller islands. Considered one of the most breathtaking places in the world, the lush islands of Antigua and Barbuda are an inviting paradise with over 360 beaches of clean turquoise waters that attract investors and celebrities alike.

The Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program

The Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program was designed to facilitate economic expansion, increase Foreign Direct Investment and attract developments to the country. The legal code in Antigua and Barbuda guarantees investor protection, promoting an attractive investment environment.

Ways of Acquiring Citizenship

Applicants have three types of investment options available to obtain citizenship. The investment options include the following:

A contribution of a minimum of USD $100,000 for a family of four (4), or USD $125,000 for a family of five (5) or more persons.

An investment of a minimum of USD $400,000 in an approved real estate project. With this option the real estate is 100% freehold and must be maintained for a minimum of five (5) years.

For a limited time, two Applicants may make a joint investment of at least USD $400,000 provided each Applicant contributes a minimum of USD $200,000 towards the purchase of the real estate.

Investment of USD $1.5 million in the establishment of a business by a single investor; OR

 

A joint investment of a sum of at least USD $5 million by two (2) or more investors, where each investor contributed a minimum of USD $400,000.

Antigua & Barbuda Passport

The Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program was designed to facilitate economic expansion, increase Foreign Direct Investment and attract developments to the country. The legal code in Antigua and Barbuda guarantees investor protection, promoting an attractive investment environment.

Validity of the Passport

Initial passports are valid for five (5) years and renewable subject to the holder meeting the residency requirement. 

Benefits of Antigua & Barbuda and the Citizenship by Investment Program

Program Requirements

To be eligible to apply, the Principal Applicant must:

Applications will be denied on the following grounds:

Application Processing Time

Decisions are rendered in 3-4 months on most applications as long as the due diligence report is satisfactory to the Citizenship by Investment Unit. Upon Approval, Applicants have 30 days to make the investment into the National Development Fund or finalize the real estate transaction. Upon receipt of the investment or confirmation of real estate purchase, passports are issued within two weeks.

International Organization Membership

Antigua & Barbuda is a member of the following international organizations:

Population

103,864

GNI Per Capita

$13,810 US World Bank (2017)

Official Languages

English (Official)

Currency

Eastern Caribbean Dollars. 1 XCD = 0.37 USD

Capital

Saint John’s

Temperature

Average all year round of 22°C – 31 °C

Major Religion

Christianity

Government

Constitutional Monarchy

Investor

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