Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment

Antigua and Barbuda citizenship by invesment

Visa-free travel to 150 countries
Enjoy easy and long business trips to each city covered under the chosen country
Ensure prosperous future for your family
Secure a peaceful life for the whole family including wife, children, parents, and siblings
23rd among global passports
Antigua and Barbuda passport ranks 23rd out of 157 global passports
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About Antigua and Barbuda

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Antigua and Barbuda are two islands which form an independent state in the Lesser Antilles, located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. These islands are part of the southern end of the Leeward Islands chain. The capital of Antigua and Barbuda is St. John’s, located on Antigua. The majority of the population is of African descent. Most people on Antigua live in St. John’s.

The Antigua & Barbuda Passport is considered a strong travel document and provides visa-free access to 150 countries and eligibility to apply for a 10-year visa to the USA.

Why choose Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda recognizes dual citizenship and as a citizen, you will benefit from the following

Visa-free travel to over 150 countries and territories, including the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

Citizenship for life, with the right to live and work in the country.

A low tax nation.

No restrictions on the repatriation of profits and imported capital.

Life in an economically, legally, and socially stable country belonging to the Commonwealth of Nations. The country’s political system is based on the British parliamentary system.

Life in a tropical paradise, with an appealing lifestyle, as well as retirement options.

Low residency requirements with a lack of any interview requirement.

No minimum level of English requirement.

No previous education or management experience required.

Investment options

National Economic Fund Contribution

With this option, applicants will be required to make a non-refundable donation to the NDF:

$100,000: Single applicant
$100,000: Family with up to 4 dependents
$125,000: Family with 5 dependents or more

National Economic Fund Contribution

Other investment options

Real Estate Investment Applicants who want to make a real estate purchase in Antigua and Barbuda must invest at
least $400,000 in an approved real estate project. Real estate projects are approved by the Cabinet,
following a recommendation by the Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority (ABIA). Usually, real estate
purchased under this option must be held for a minimum of 5 years. However, during that time, you may
either purchase another real estate property of equal or higher value, or make an investment under the
business investment option. If you will not follow these rules, you run the risk of losing their
Government-approved Business This option is available to you, as an applicant, for citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda
if you invest in a business that has been pre-approved by the Cabinet. Approval by the Cabinet follows a
recommendation by the ABIA, which then makes its recommendation after consulting with the CIU:

  • $150,000: Single applicant
  • $400,000: Joint investors with an investment totaling $5,000,000
West Indies Fund (UWI Fund) The West Indies Fund is a way of financing UWI’s fourth campus in Antigua and Barbuda.
There are two unique features of the UWI Fund:

  • You must be a family of 4 or more to apply. The primary applicant must apply with 3 or more dependents. The dependents can be children, parents, or grandparents who fulfill the conditions of this dependent category.
  • Participation in the UWI Fund entitles one member of your family to aone-year tuition-free scholarship at the University of the West Indies.
  • $150,000 per application
Antigua and Barbuda accepts applicants from all nationalities
Qualification requirements

Antigua and Barbuda accepts applicants from all nationalities, meeting the following requirements

  • Applicants over the age of 18
  • Investors in good health
  • Investors with upstanding moral character
  • Applicants with no criminal record

An applicant may apply together with his or her spouse, dependents, and dependent elderly parents or grandparents in certain situations. Main applicants alone, but not their families, must spend a minimum of 5 days on either island in Antigua and Barbuda over a period of 5 years. All five days may be spent on the either islands at the end of the 5-year period.

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