ANTIGUA & BARBUDA CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT

The largest of the English-speaking Leeward Islands attracts visitors with its mesmerizing beaches of the finest white sand and azure waters. Join the celebrities who have chosen the island as a place for winter homes and neighbor with Oprah Winfrey, Eric Clapton, and many more.

WHY ANTIGUA & BARBUDA?

The combined size of 442 square kilometers and a population of over 80,000 make Antigua & Barbuda the ninth-largest country by size in the Caribbean. The country’s economic citizenship program facilitates the comfort of visa-free travel to more than 100 countries.

Antigua & Barbuda recognizes dual citizenship, which can prove advantageous for business expansion and tax relief. Other benefits include the following:

  • Application processing within three to four months.
  • Dependents are children under 28 and parents or grandparents over 58.
  • No requirement to travel to Antigua & Barbuda during the application process.
  • No interview, education, or managerial experience required.
  • Visa-free travel to more than 100 countries, including the Schengen zone, the U.K., Hong Kong, Singapore, and more.
  • No tax on worldwide income.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Antigua & Barbuda’s Citizenship by Investment Program was established in 2012. To qualify for citizenship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be of outstanding character.
  • Hold no criminal record.
  • Have excellent health.
  • Have a high personal net worth.
  • Reside with the family members who are included in the application in the country for a minimum of 5 days within a period of five years.
  • As well as fulfill one of the investment options below additionally:

a. National Development Fund Contribution or Charitable Donation

High net worth individuals may choose to make a monetary contribution of US$100,000 to the National Development Fund or an approved charity.

b. Real Estate Investment

Applicants may purchase property valued at a minimum of US$400,000 in a preapproved real estate development area. The investment must be maintained for a minimum of five years. Property registration, processing fees, and taxes may be paid in addition to the property purchase.

Until 31st October 2020, there is a Limited Time Offer (LTO); 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. 

c. Business Establishment

Applicants may invest US$1.5 million to establish a business. Two or more applicants may make a joint business investment with an individual threshold of at least US$400,000 and a total investment of at least US$5 million.

Antigua & Barbuda’s restricted countries’ list of citizen for the Citizenship by investment program (Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Somalia, Yemen, Sudan) but who have migrated before the age of majority and/or have maintained permanent residence in Canada, The United Kingdom, The United States of America, Australia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, and The United Arab Emirates for a period of not less than 10 years and maintain no economic ties to any restricted country may qualify for application.

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  • Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
  • Capital: Saint John’s
  • Official languages: English
  • Total area: 70 sq mi
  • Population: 96,286
  • Time zone: UTC-4; summer: UTC-3
  • GDP: $1.717 billion
  • Tiền tệ: USD, XCD
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