Antigua & Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda are a group of picturesque tropical islands, located in eastern Caribbean. The islands are famous for their rich colonial past, warm and welcoming people, reef-lined white-sandy beaches, crystalline waters and pleasant climate throughout the year. It has been voted as Caribbean’s most romantic destination and is frequently visited by several celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Giorgio Armani, who have bought houses in the island.
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Citizenship by Investment in Antigua & Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda is a member of the Commonwealth of nations and has recently started offering citizenship by investment to qualifying investors to encourage economic growth and attract developments in the country. This program was launched in 2013 and provides second citizenship to investors, enabling them to travel visa-free to over 160 countries, including the Schengen region, Switzerland, Hong Kong and the UK. Antigua and Barbuda’s citizenship by investment program has gained popularity over the years as it remains the cheapest Caribbean solution for a family. To maintain the citizenship status in Antigua and Barbuda, you are required to spend at least 5 days within the first 5 years, during which you will also be taking the oath of allegiance. Learn more about Antigua & Barbuda’s second passport program including the:
This citizenship program offers several investment options. These include, making a non- refundable donation to Antigua’s National Development Fund, invest in a government- approved property, or make a joint or independent investment in establishing a business.
Freedom of travel
Visa-free travel to 160+ countries, including Schengen Area & UK
Discounted University Fee
One-year free scholarship for one member of family at University of West Indies
Low tax regime
No income, inheritance or gift tax
Extend application to family members
Get Dual Citizenship
No interview, language or minimum stay required
Main applicant requirements
- 18+ years old
- Good health
- No criminal record
- Legal investment sources
- Children under 30 years old
- Dependent parents above 55 years old
Invest in the National Development Fund
Make a non-refundable contribution of $100,000 to the national development fund or an approved charity (for a family of up to 4). This amount increases to $125,000 for a family of 5 or more.
Invest in Real- Estate
Make a minimum property investment of $400,000, which is resalable after 5 years.
Invest in Business
Make an investment of $1.5 million in establishing a business OR make a joint investment with an individual minimum of $400,000 and a total investment amount of at least $5 million.
H&O Immigration Services’ professional fees, official application forms, certification of citizenship and passport, courier & other disbursements are the other costs associated. A detailed quotation with no hidden costs will be provided.
Process & Timeline
Choose authorized agents
Chose your Investment option and pay H&O service fee
Documents submission to CIU Agency
CIU will assess your application & conduct due diligence
Receive ‘Approval in Principle’
Make Investment in Real Estate or Donation
Receive Certificate of Naturalization and apply for Passport