Through Antigua & Barbuda Investor Citizenship, an applicant can obtain citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda without having to fulfill complicated residency requirements.
Benefits of Antigua & Barbuda citizenship include:
- Visa-free travel to EU countries that are members of the Schengen Area
- Citizenship for family members without any additional investment requirements.
- A second passport at your disposal for ease of travel.
- Free movement through the Caribbean CARICOM countries.
Failure to spend at least five days in Antigua and Barbuda over a period of five calendar years may result in deprivation of citizenship without repayment or refund of the original investment made by the applicant.
The Antigua & Barbuda Investor Citizenship Program offers three investment options:
|Country Size||440 km2|
|GDP (billion current USD)||1.98 (2014 est.)|
|Earning per capita (current USD)||22,600|
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Antigua & Barbuda Investor Citizenship: Investment Requirements
|National Development Fund||One-time investment of US $200,000.|
|Real Estate||US $400,000 in real estate property in Antigua & Barbuda. In case of joint investment, each applicant must contribute a minimum amount of $400,000. The real estate must be held for a period of at least five years.|
|Business||$1,500,000 in an approved business. In case of a joint investment application, the total investment must be for a sum of not less than $5 million with each applicant contributing at least $400,000.|
Antigua & Barbuda Investor Citizenship: Processing Time
|Passport Fee||$300 per person|
|Processing Time||3 months from date of submission of immigration form|
Antigua & Barbuda Investor Citizenship: Fees
|Single||Family of up to four persons||Additional dependents|
|NDF Processing fees||$25,000||$25,000||$15,000 for each additional dependent|
|Real Estate and Business Investment Processing fees||$50,000||$50,000||$15,000 for each additional dependent|
|Due Diligence for all three options||$7,500||$7500 for applicant
$7500 for spouse
$2000 per dependent aged 12 to 17 years
$4000 per dependent 18 years or above
|$2000 per additional dependent aged 12 to 17 years
$4000 per additional dependent 18
years or above
Antigua & Barbuda Investor Citizenship: Documents Required
- Police Certificate Report
- Photograph and Signature Certificate
- Medical Certificate granted by a registered medical practitioner
- Investment Confirmation Form
The application procedure for acquiring citizenship in Antigua & Barbuda varies depending on the form of investment chosen by the investor.
Click here for an overview of Antigua and Barbuda government policies concerning investment immigration and detailed information on the formalities and procedures to be completed by an immigrant during the application process.