Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship-by-Investment Overview
The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship-by-Investment Program requires a person to make a significant economic contribution to the country. In exchange, and subject to a stringent vetting and due diligence process, including thorough background checks, the applicants and their families are granted citizenship.
Benefits of Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship
- An Antigua and Barbuda passport provides visa-free access to approximately 150 destinations including the UK, Europe's Schengen area, Singapore, and Hong Kong
- Full citizenship with passport is granted to the applicant and family
- Antigua and Barbuda is a member of the Commonwealth. This entitles citizens to certain privileges in the UK and other member states
- Antigua and Barbuda is an attractive place to live or to own a second home, with excellent air links to North America and Europe
Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship-by-Investment Requirements
To qualify for citizenship, the main applicant must be over 18 years of age, meet the application requirements, and select one of the following three options available:
The purchase of real estate with a minimum value of USD 400,000 from an approved real estate project. Under a limited time offer (LTO) — valid until 31 October 2019 — two applicants can make a joint investment with each applicant investing a minimum of USD 200,000 in order to qualify. The real estate cannot be disposed of within the five-year period
The direct purchase of an eligible business for a minimum amount of USD 1.5 million as an individual, or a joint purchase where each person contributes at least USD 400,000, totaling a minimum of USD 5,000,000
A contribution to the National Development Fund (NDF) of a minimum non-refundable amount of USD 100,000
The NDF is a special fund established under section 42(2) of the Finance Act 2006 for the purpose of funding government sponsored projects, more details pertaining to this route are detailed in the Factsheet available for download.
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