ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT

 

Antigua & Barbuda has been running a citizenship by investment program since 2013. In just a few years’ thousands of new economic citizens have been naturalized. The Antigua CBI proposes investors the choices of donating funds to the National Transformation Funds, buying real estate in the islands or making a business investment. Investor are required to hold the investment for a period of 5 years to maintain eligibility. Children of investor qualify as dependents up to the age of 25. Parents qualify as dependents from the age of 58. The Antigua passport has a Silver rating providing visa-free to Europe for 90 days per 180-day period. It has become a popular destination for its tropical climate and its tax environment. The program offers 3 investment options to choose from.

 

Location

Caribbean

Population

100,000

Capital

St. John's

Currency

East Caribbean dollar (XCD)

Language

English

Investment Amounts

 
National Transformation Fund
Investment amount 100,000 USD donation for a family up to 4 members, with incremental payments of 25,000 USD for each additional dependent
Government fees 25,000 USD for a family of up to 4 persons, with incremental payments of 15,000 USD for each additional dependent
Due diligence fees 7,500 USD for main applicant and spouse, 2,000 USD per dependent aged 12-17; 4,000 USD per dependent aged 18 or older.
Passport fees 300 USD
Real Estate Investment
Investment amount 400,000 USD or 200,000 USD each made by two related parties (ends Oct 31st 2018)
Government fees 50,000 USD for a family of up to 4 persons, with incremental payments of 15,000 USD for each additional dependent
Due diligence fees 7,500 USD for main applicant and spouse, 2,000 USD per dependent aged 12-17; 4,000 USD per dependent aged 18 or older.
Passport fees 300 USD
Business Investment
Investment amount 1.5m USD OR 5m USD if in groupof investor with a minimum of 400,000 USD per investor
Government fees 50,000 USD for a family of up to 4 persons with incremental payments of 15,000 USD for each additional dependent
Due diligence fees 7,500 USD for main applicant and spouse, 2,000 USD per dependent 12-17, 4,000 USD per dependent 18 or older.
Passport fees 300 USD
 

Application Process

Benefits

  • Antigua & Barbuda provides visa-free access to 149 destinations, including the EU for 90 days in a 180-day period.
  • There is no personal income tax in Antigua & Barbuda
  • Requires the applicant spend a minimum of 5 days in the next 5 years after naturalization
  • Applicants can include parents over 58 years old and children up to 25 years of age.

 
 

Requirements

  • Main applicant must be 18 years old or older
  • Provide a police report and be of good character
  • Provide a medical certificate

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