Citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda

  • Holding an Antigua and Barbuda passport will allow you to travel visa-free to 151 countries, including EU countries, the UK, Ireland, the Caribbean, and most Commonwealth countries
  • No taxes on income, your existing holdings, or inheritance
  • The time it takes for applications to be considered is 5 months
  • Only have to visit Antigua and Barbuda once, after 5 years

TWO WAYS OF RECEIVING CITIZENSHIP

MAKING A CONTRIBUTION TO THE GOVERNMENT

Official authority: National Development Fund (NDF)
Investor: 100,000 $ + 30,000 $ for the main applicant
Family up to 4 persons: 100,000 $ + 30,000 $ for the main applicant + 0 $ for the spouse + two additional dependents
Family with more than 5 qualifying dependents: 150,000 $ + 15,000 $ for each additional dependent after the fifth

INVESTING IN REAL ESTATE

Minimum investment: 200,000 $
Required period of real estate ownership: 5 years

Legal services – 35,000 $

State fees:
Family up to 4 persons: 50,000 $
Dependents: 15,000 $ for each additional dependent


TWO WAYS OF RECEIVING CITIZENSHIP MAKING A CONTRIBUTION TO THE STATE

Advantages

  • Simple transaction

Drawbacks

  • Contribution is non-refundable

INVESTING IN REAL ESTATE

Advantages

  • Tangible assets
  • Return on investment in the form of dividends
  • Return on investment in the form of resale
  • Physical connection to the country

Drawbacks

  • Greater initial costs

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA – A brief guide

Capital: St. John’s
Area: 442 sq.km.
Population: 87 000
GDP: US $1.627 billion
Language: English
Year of independence from Great Britain: 1981
Main islands: Antigua, Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is an independent Commonwealth country comprising its 2 namesake islands and several smaller ones. Positioned where the Atlantic and Caribbean meet, it’s known for reef-lined beaches, rainforests and resorts. Its English Harbour is a yachting hub and the site of historic Nelson’s Dockyard. In the capital, St. John’s, the national museum displays indigenous and colonial artefacts.

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