Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda consists of two major islands that have 365 beaches of powdery sand and crystal clear turquoise waters. This Caribbean paradise features magnificent tourist sceneries.

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LANGUAGE

English

CURRENCY

Eastern Caribbean Dollar

TOTAL AREA

440 km2

CAPITAL

St John's

GOVERNMENT

Parliamientary democracy

POPULATION

102,012

Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment

Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment program was established in 2013 to fund public sector projects and innovative entrepreneurs. In return, it allows foreign investors obtain permanent legal citizenship and second passport within 4 to 6 months. Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment program has gained popularity and solid reputation as one of the fastest growing Citizenship programs in the Caribbean.

Notice: The Citizenship program of Antigua and Barbuda restricts nationals from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Somalia, Yemen and Sudan from applying to the program. However, they can still apply and qualify if they have met the following criteria:

Individuals born in these restricted countries but who migrated before the age of majority and/or have maintained permanent residence in Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Australia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, for a period of not less than 10 years and maintain no economic ties to any restricted country.

Citizenship by investment in Antigua & Barbuda is available through two options.

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Non-refundable contribution under the National Development Fund (NDF)

2

Real Estate investment in an approved project under Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Unit

Benefits

Amongst all the citizenship by investment Caribbean countries, Antigua and Barbuda has gained popularity for having the ease of access due to their international airport that serves as a terminal hub linking to other Caribbean countries. Antigua and Barbuda does not require applicants to take any language test nor do they need to reside or visit the country, however; they are obligated to spend at least 5 days in Antigua and Barbuda in the span of 5 years from the time of acquiring the Antigua and Barbuda passport.

Antigua & Barbuda passport holders are privileged to numerous benefits:

  • Visa-free access to 147 countries, including Schengen zone, UK
  • Citizenship is inheritable by new-borns
  • Allows dual citizenship
  • Easier access to the US & Canada
  • Permanent residency status
  • No imposed taxes on non-residents
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    Investment Options

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    Option 1: The National Development Fund (Donation)

    The National Development Fund is aimed at leveraging wealth for the purpose of funding public and private sector growth through technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

    A non-refundable contribution depending on the number of dependents included in the application:

    Family of 4 or less:
    Family of 4 or less:
    US $100,000
    Family of five or more:
    Family of five or more:
    US $125,000
    Family of four:
    Processing Fees for Family of 4 or less:
    US $25,000
    Additional dependents:
    Additional dependents:
    US $15,000 per applicant

    Option 2 : Real Estate Investment

    The applicant must invest in a government-approved real estate project within Antigua and Barbuda at a minimum value of US $400,000 (resalable after 5 years).

    The following processing fees also apply depending on the number of dependents included in the application:

    Family of 4 or less:
    Family of 4 or less:
    US $50,000
    Additional dependents:
    Additional dependents:
    US $15,000 per applicant
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    Additional Fees for Both Options:

  • Passport fee:
  • US $300 per applicant
  • Due diligence for main applicant:
  • US $7,500
  • Due diligence for spouse:
  • US $7,500
  • Due diligence for dependents 18 years old and above:
  • US $4,000
  • Due diligence for dependents between the ages of 12 and 17:
  • US $2,000
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    General Requirements

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    Applicants to Antigua & Barbuda citizenship must be at least 18 years old.

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    Must hold no criminal record

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    Must prove the source of fund for the investment

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    Children dependents under the age of 28

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    Parents dependents above the age of 58

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    Must undergo a due diligence checks to gain approval

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    How to Apply

    Notice: Guide Consultants is an authorized representative agent listed under the Citizenship by Investment Unit to promote & provide full services for Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment program.

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    Our specialized team will work with you to collect, translate and notarize the documents required, while ensuring all documents adhere to Antigua and Barbuda government's requirements

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    The documents will be submitted together with the due diligence and Application fees to the government of Antigua and Barbuda. Your application will start; due diligence will be performed

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    Once we secure the initial approval, Antigua & Barbuda government will send a letter requesting the remaining funds.

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    You make your investment for the program you have chosen

    5

    You receive your Certificate of Registration - you are now a citizen of Antigua and Barbuda

    6

    Your Guide advisor applies for your Antigua and Barbuda passport and delivers it to you.

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