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Antigua And Barbuda Citizenship By Investment

Antigua And Barbuda Citizenship By Investment

  • YOUR SECOND CITIZENSHIP IN
    3–4 months
  • VISA-FREE TRAVEL TO
    over 160 countries

  • Contribution from
    $100,000
  • REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
    $200,000

Antigua and Barbuda offers the most affordable route to acquiring a second citizenship for the entire family starting from $100,000.

Travel worldwide to over 160 countries, for business or pleasure, including in the EU & UK with a passport of Antigua and Barbuda.

Program Benefits

Established in 2013, the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship Program offers quick and straightforward routes to acquiring a second citizenship in just 3–4 months with visa free access to over 160 countries worldwide.

The most cost-effective Caribbean program with a minimum investment of $100,000 as a government donation for a family of up to 4 members (for example, main applicant and spouse, along with 2 children).

With a secure process in place, investors will be required to complete the investments only after receiving citizenship application approval.

  • Program Benefits

    Fast review process

    Decision on your application is made in just 3-4 months
  • Program Benefits

    The most cost-effective

    Second citizenship for family of 4, from just $100,000
  • Program Benefits

    Visa-free travel worldwide

    Visa-free access to 160 countries, including EU & UK, Hong Kong
  • Program Benefits

    Entire family are eligible

    Including spouse, children, parents and grandparents, and unmarried siblings
  • Program Benefits

    Short investment period

    5 years if you invest in property
  • Program Benefits

    Attractive tax regime

    No tax on income, wealth or inheritance, no tax on worldwide income
  • Program Benefits

    No residence requirements currently

    No physical residency required in order to obtain your second citizenship, passport can be dispatched to location outside of Antigua. 5 days residency requirement must be met by adult applicants within 5 years of registration, but there is currently a waiver until August 2022 for citizens with passports nearing or past the expiry period.
  • Program Benefits

    Investment required only after approval

    Complete investments after receiving citizenship application approval
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Why Choose Astons

Why Choose Astons for your Antigua and Barbuda citizenship Application?

If you've set your sights on citizenship by investment in beautiful Antigua and Barbuda, here are some compelling reasons why Astons is the optimal partner!

  • Why Choose Astons

    Astons is a government authorised representative and service provider. Our team offers comprehensive support with every aspect of your application, working closely with an authorised local agent in Antigua and Barbuda, as required by law.
  • Why Choose Astons

    Our professionals work diligently to ensure you have the highest approval chances.
  • Why Choose Astons

    With over 30 years of experience, Astons' consultants can streamline even complex citizenship applications.
  • Why Choose Astons

    Astons is a leading immigration expert, assisting thousands of clients worldwide.
  • Why Choose Astons

    We are a team of specialists and lawyers, providing independent advice to ensure your application goes smoothly.
  • Why Choose Astons

    Our outstanding citizenship professionals provide a worldwide service, with 24/7 support from a multilingual team speaking a vast array of languages.

Visa-free travel to over 160 countries worldwide

Global visa-free travel without visa applications and restrictions. Travel the world with a passport of Antigua and Barbuda - get visa-free access worldwide, including in the EU, UK, Hong Kong and Singapore. Go on a last-minute business trip or take your family on a spontaneous holiday in Europe.

Visa-free travel to over 160 countries worldwide

Investment Options

There are several options for investment to gaining citizenship in Antigua and Barbuda.

To qualify for citizenship, you can either make a donation of $100,000 to the National Development Fund (NDF) or purchase real estate on the island starting from $200,000, invest in a university or a business.

  • OPTION 1

    $100,000 — Non-refundable contribution to the National Development Fund (NDF)

    • The program features the most cost-effective route to acquiring a second citizenship for the family through a government donation of $100,000 covering a family of 4.
    • The same donation amount would be required if an investor applies alone.
    • Contribution to the National Development Fund (NDF) is non-refundable.
  • OPTION 2

    $200,000–$400,000 — Investment in real estate

    All real estate options are approved by the government. After 5 years the property can be sold, allowing you to release your capital without affecting your citizenship.Property can be resold to another applicant for citizenship program.

    • $200,000 — Minimum investment for a single applicant when applying though a joint investment with another main applicant (2 individual investors with their families).
    • $400,000 — Minimum investment in real estate when applying individually(one investor with the family).
  • OPTION 3

    $150,000 for a family of six (6) or more - University of the West Indies (UWI)Fund

    • The University of the West Indies Fund (UWI) option is a mechanism for financingUWI’s fourth landed campus.
    • Minimum number of persons per application is 6. US$150,000 contribution (inclusive of processing fees) for a family of 6. Processing Fees: US$15,000 for each additional dependent for families of 7 or more.
    • Participation in the option will entitle one member of the family to a one year, tuition only, scholarship at the University of the West Indies.
  • OPTION 4

    From US$1,500,000 - Business Investment (BI)

    • The two business investment options are (business can be existing or proposed):
    • A principal applicant, on his own behalf, makes an investment in an approved business of at least US$1,500,000
    • A minimum of 2 persons to make a joint investment in an approved business totaling at least US$ 5,000,000. Each person is required to contribute at least US$400,000 to the joint investment.

Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship Acquisition

Astons’ focus is to provide a hassle-free and seamless service assisting you with the citizenship application.

We will guide you through every step of the second citizenship acquisition process with due diligence and care, ensuring that your application is submitted correctly and followed up to conclusion.

Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship AcquisitionAntigua & Barbuda Citizenship AcquisitionAntigua & Barbuda Citizenship Acquisition
3–4 weeks
Preparation time
1
Talk to Astons immigration advisers

Our citizenship advisers will evaluate your personal circumstances and assist you in selecting investment options most suitable for you, matching the required criteria to ensure a successful application.

The entire family can be included under one application:

1. Main applicant
— The main applicant must be 18 years of age and above
— The applicant must have a clean criminal record

2. Children, including dependent children up to the age of 28
3. Spouse
4. Dependent parents and grandparents over the age of 58
Under the program the applicants have to spend a minimum of 5 days in the country within a period of 5 years.

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2
Prepare documents

A detailed checklist will be provided, and you will be guided through the documents collection stage. Experienced citizenship advisers will check all the documents for compliance and ensure all requirements are met.

12-16 weeks
Processing time
3
Submit your application

Once all your original documents are collected and sent to us, citizenship specialists will review your file and prepare it for submission. Your application will be submitted to the Government of Antigua and Barbuda via an authorised local agent, as required by law.

4
Processing of application

Each application is vetted by the Government through a thorough due diligence background check, during which time submitted information is examined and verified. There is currently no interview requirement.

5
Receive your pre-approval

Once the application is reviewed by the Government and the decision is made, the applicant will be issued a letter advising of the decision. This letter will be forwarded to you.

4 weeks
Compliance time
6
Complete your investment

Once your application has been approved, you will be required to complete your investment.

Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship Acquisition
7
Antigua And Barbuda Сitizenship in 3-4 months

Upon completion of the investment your citizenship certificate will be issued, and your passport application submitted on your behalf. No visit to Antigua and Barbuda is required in order to be granted citizenship, your passport will be couriered to your preferred address. 5 days residency requirement must be met by adult applicants within 5 years of registration, but there is currently a waiver until August 2022 for citizens with passports nearing or past the expiry period.

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