Antigua & Barbuda
Capital St. John's
Official Language English
Visa-Free Countries 150
Passport Rank 27
Antigua & Barbuda - Paradise starts here!
Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program.
Serene beaches, rich tropical climate and a luxurious lifestyle, the islands of Antigua and Barbuda undoubtedly capture the hearts of elites and celebrities. One of the largest islands in the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda is a Commonwealth state offering diverse citizenship by investment options for individuals and their families. Acquiring a second passport of Antigua and Barbuda is an ideal opportunity to diversify your business in a tax-free nation.
The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship Programme was introduced in 2012 with an aim to offer citizenship to individuals who want to invest in the country’s citizenship funds, approved real estate or establish a business in the islands.
The second passport of Antigua and Barbuda gives you visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to over 140 countries. A minimum donation of USD 100,000 towards the government is the most cost-effective investment for acquiring citizenship for an individual and family. This program is highly secure as the investment is required only after the application is approved.
Route to Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship.
The National Development Fund (NDF)
A non-refundable donation fund to receive foreign investments
*This does not include the Due Diligence fee, government and other fees
Real Estate Investment
An investment in hotel shares, villas and condominium units can be made in the pre-approved list of real estate by investing USD200,000 which can be resold after 5 years. Other fees include the Property registration fees, Due diligence fees and non-refundable Government fee.
How long will the process take?
Is there a residency or travel requirement for any part of my process?
No, there is no travel or stay requirement.
How many countries can I visit visa free?
140+ countries are visa free including the Schengen area, the UK, Hong Kong, and Singapore
Do I need to know the local language to obtain the passport?
No, there is no language or any in-person interview requirement
What is the validity of my Antigua & Barbuda passport?
The passport will be valid for 5 years and can be renewed subject to the citizen having spent 5 days in 5 years since gaining citizenship
Do I pay tax on worldwide income being an Antiguan?
No, there is no tax on worldwide income, capital gains or estate
Can I add my parents to the application?
Yes, the main applicant can add a spouse, their dependent children, and parents to the application