Antigua and Barbuda – One time investment for lifetime Citizenship

The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program provides an opportunity for qualifying investors to gain dual citizenship in an island paradise with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. An oasis of quiet and calm, Antigua and Barbuda is a perfect place to enjoy visa-free travel as a citizen in over 140 countries.

Our team will accompany you every step of the way to ensure your citizenship application in Antigua and Barbuda is successful. A dedicated account manager will provide you with the knowledge needed to make a sound investment and ensure you fulfill all the requirements.

Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship Benefits

Antigua is one of the best economic citizenship programs among Caribbean countries.

  • One-time investment for lifetime citizenship.
  • Cheapest citizenship by investment scheme for families.
  • Fast processing time of 2-3 months.
  • No personal visit to Antigua is required.
  • Choice of real estate or business investment.
  • Passport issued with 5-year validity.
  • Family, siblings, and children can apply for citizenship.
  • Visa-free travel to over 140 countries including the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, and EU Schengen countries.
  • No interviews, business experience, or language tests are required.
  • Passport pickup through an agent or at the consulate.
  • Dual citizenship can be maintained with other nations.
  • No wealth, inheritance, foreign income, or personal income taxes.
NDF Government Fund
Real Estate Property Investment
Donation to UWI Fund
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Qualifying Investment Options for Antigua and Barbuda

  • National Donation Fund
  • Real Estate
  • University of West Indies Fund (UWI)
  • Business Investments

Option 1: By National Donation Fund

The investment for the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program is a one-time payment. If the application is refused, the investment is fully refunded. This program offers the cheapest path to citizenship.

COST: USD $100,000

Option 2: By Real Estate

This statement means that for the citizenship by investment program, the shares that an applicant invests in a business enterprise project must be held for a minimum of 5 years before they can be sold. Additionally, only real estate projects that have been approved by the government qualify for the program.

COST: USD $200,000 (Joint by 2 applicants)

Option 3: By University of West Indies Fund (UWI)

The University of West Indies Fund (UWI) is an option available under the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program. This option is only open to families with six or more members. The UWI Fund offers a free scholarship for one child for one year. This can make the option cheaper for families with six or more members compared to the National Development Fund (NDF) option.

COST: USD $150,000 (Processing Fund Included)

Option 4: By Business Investment – Investing in Approved Businesses

Under the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program, individuals can make a one-time investment in approved business projects such as resorts, spas, hotels, and aquaculture, among others. The investment amount required for a sole investor is USD 1.5 million. For joint investments, the total investment required is at least USD 5,000,000, with a minimum investment of US$400,000 from each individual involved in the joint investment.

COST: USD $1,500,000

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CIP(Citizenship Investment Program) Fees

National Development Fund

Family Size Contribution Due Diligence Processing Fees Passport Fees Total Fees
Single Applicant $100,000 $7,500 $25,000 $300 $133,800
Family of Four $100,000 $15,000 $30,000 $1,200 $179,200
Family of Five $125,000 $17,500 $35,000 $1,500 $224,000
Family of Six or more $150,000

The Real Estate and Business Investment options

Option Minimum Investment Number of Applicants Processing Fees Due Diligence Fees Passport Fees Total Cost
Real Estate USD 200,000 Family of 4 USD 30,000 USD 7,500 + USD 2,000 per dependent USD 300 per person USD 268,600
Business Investment USD 1.5 million as a sole investor or USD 400,000 per person in a joint investment of at least USD 5 million 2 or more persons USD 30,000 USD 7,500 + USD 2,000 per dependent USD 300 per person USD 268,600 per person

UWI Fund options

University of the West Indies Fund

No. of Dependents Contribution (USD)
1 $150,000
2 $165,000
3 $180,000
4 $195,000
5 $210,000
6 or more $225,000

Due Diligence Passport Fees

Item Amount (USD)
Principal Applicant $7,500
Spouse $7,500
Dependent aged 12-17 $2,000