Antigua and Barbuda
The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship-by-Investment Program was designed and implemented by Henley & Partners under a government mandate in 2012. The program is appealing to applicants seeking alternative citizenship through acquiring desirable properties or by contributing to the islands’ National Development Fund.
Citizenship by Investment in Antigua and Barbuda
The citizenship by investment programme for Antigua and Barbuda provides a second passport to investors offering visa-free travel to over 160 countries including the UK, EU Schengen zone, Hong Kong and Switzerland. There are several options for investment to gaining citizenship in Antigua. Investors can choose to contribute $100,000 to the Antigua National Development Fund. They can invest $1.5m in establishing a business ($5.0m for two or more investors) or invest $400,000 in a government approved real estate project (can be reduced to $200,000 for connected investors).
Main applicant requirements:
Benefits of Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship:
- An Antigua and Barbuda passport provides visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 151 destinations including Hong Kong, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area
- Applicants are able to include a spouse, children under 31, parents and grandparents aged 55 and over, and unmarried siblings of the main applicant and/or their spouse of any age, as well as to add dependents after they have been granted citizenship.
- Antigua and Barbuda is a member of the Commonwealth, entitling citizens to certain privileges in the UK and other member states
- The nation is an attractive place to live or to own a second home in, with excellent air links to North America and Europe