Antigua & Barbuda
CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT

  • MINIMUM INVESTMENT
    $ 100,000
  • TIME TO CITIZENSHIP
    4-6 months
  • MINIMUM RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT
    5 days
    IN 5 YEARS

PROGRAM BENEFITS

Family Reunification

Include your spouse and dependant children under the age of 28

Extended Family Inclusion

Include dependent parents or grandparents over 58

Dual Citizenship

Antigua & Barbuda allows for dual citizenship

Full Citizenship Rights

Receive full citizenship and passport

Visa-free Travel

To 150 countries

Fast Track

Receive your passport in less than 6 months

Minimal Residence Requirement

5 days of residence for a total of 5 years

Minimal Taxation

No wealth, gift, inheritance, foreign income, or capital gains tax for residents

INVESTMENT TYPES

REAL ESTATE OPTION

  • The purchase of a real estate property worth at least US$400,000

OTHER OPTION

  • Joint investment of two applicants with the contribution of each applicant at least US$200,000
  • Contributing to the National Development Fund (NDF) at the minimum value of US$100,000
  • Business investment at the minimum value of US$1,500,000 or a joint investment total of US$ 5,000,000 with the contribution of each applicant at least US$ 400,000

    CBI STATISTICS
        2013 – 2018

  • TOTAL INVESTMENT
    350,000,000 €*
  • Total Passports Issued
    2322
  • Total Investment
    1399
  • *estimated number

STEPS & TIMELINE

Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Application

DETERMINING THE INVESTMENT CRITERIA
  • Deciding on and contacting the Authorized Agent
VERIFICATION OF THE DOCUMENTS
  • Evaluation and verification of all documents through the Due Diligence background check
  • Receiving Approval in Principle letter through the Authorized Agent
APPROVAL OF CITIZENSHIP
  • Transfer of the contribution payment to Economic Diversification Fund or the real estate purchase payment to the seller
  • Receiving the Certificate of Registration
  • Issuance of the Antigua & Barbuda Passport
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PREPARATION OF THE CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION
  • Preparation of the forms and documents
  • Submission of all documentation to to the CBIU with the help of the Authorised Agent
  • Legalization, Notarization, and Translation of the official forms, medical test and other required documents
  • Reservation of the property and signing the purchase agreement
CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION
  • Submission of the application to CBIU by the Authorized Agent
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DETERMINING THE INVESTMENT CRITERIA
  • Deciding on and contacting the Authorized Agent
PREPARATION OF THE CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION
  • Preparation of the forms and documents
  • Submission of all documentation to to the CBIU with the help of the Authorised Agent
  • Legalization, Notarization, and Translation of the official forms, medical test and other required documents
  • Reservation of the property and signing the purchase agreement
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VERIFICATION OF THE DOCUMENTS
  • Evaluation and verification of all documents through the Due Diligence background check
  • Receiving Approval in Principle letter through the Authorized Agent
CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION
  • Submission of the application to CBIU by the Authorized Agent
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APPROVAL OF CITIZENSHIP
  • Transfer of the contribution payment to Economic Diversification Fund or the real estate purchase payment to the seller
  • Receiving the Certificate of Registration
  • Issuance of the Antigua & Barbuda Passport
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    Antigua & Barbuda citizens get visa-free access to 132 countries.

    WHY ANTIGUA&BARBUDA

    STRATEGIC AIR LINKS
    to North America & Europe

    International Memberships
    in Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Commonwealth of Nations..

     

    COUNTRY DEMOGRAPHICS

    POPULATION
    102,012

     

    GDP
    1.53 billion USD

     

    TOTAL AREA
    440 sq. km

     

    CAPITAL
    St. John’s

     

    TIME ZONE
    GMT-4

    OUR OFFICES

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    +351 96 856 3232

    EMAIL US

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    1 Fore Street Avenue, EC2Y 9DT
    London / United Kingdom

     

    LISBON

    Avenida da Liberdade, 110, 1269-046
    Lisbon / Portugal

     

    ATHENS

    Leoforos Kifisias 210, Chalandri 152 31
    Athens / Greece

     

    ISTANBUL

    Büyükdere Caddesi 207/41, Levent
    Istanbul / Turkey

     

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    Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program is one of the important Caribbean citizenship programs that offers second citizenship. The program has various investment options. The minimum investment amount is $ 100.000 contribution to the National Development Fund. The applicant may also invest in a real estate worth a minimum of $400.000. Other options are investing in government approved businesses or making a joint investment of two applicants with each applicant contributing a minimum $200.000. Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program came into effect in 2013, and issued more than 2322 passports to investors since. Antigua and Barbuda offers one of the cheapest and easiest routes to second citizenship. What are the advantages of Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program? The program has very low residence requirement. The investors have to stay in Antigua and Barbuda for a total of 5 days in 5 years. Antigua and Barbuda allows for dual citizenship. The applicants who seek to increase their global mobility may benefit from the visa-free travel opportunities that the country offers. Antigua and Barbuda passport allows visa-free travel to 132 countries. The main applicant may include his/her spouse, dependent children below the age 28, and parents or grandparents over the age 58. The applicants of Antigua and Barbuda citizenship program may receive their passports in 4-6 months. Investors may also benefit from tax advantages in Antigua & Barbuda. The residents of Antigua & Barbuda are not subject to wealth, gift, foreign income, or capital gains tax. The Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment application process starts with finding the right Authorized Agent. The Authorized Agent is appointed by applicant to assist throughout the citizenship application. The applicant prepares all the required forms and documents to submit it to the Citizenship by Investment Unit. The official forms, documents and medical test need to be notarized and translated before submission. The documents are evaluated through due diligence background check. After all the documents are verified by the relevant authorities, investors receive their approval in principle letter through their Authorized Agent. Investors obtain their Antigua & Barbuda passport when the contribution payment to the Economic Diversification Fund is completed.