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Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment

The most affordable route to acquiring a second citizenship for the entire family.

The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program is one of the top-rated options for obtaining new citizenship and a second passport. The ninth-largest country by size in the Caribbean. Antigua & Barbuda recognizes dual citizenship, which can prove advantageous for business expansion and tax relief, facilitates the comfort of visa-free travel to 149 countries, for business or pleasure, including in the EU & UK.

Advantages:

  • Minimal Taxation
  • Fast Track
  • Low Residence Requirement
  • Dual Citizenship
  • Full Citizenship Rights
  • No English requirement
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More Benefits

Fast-track Citizenship

Fast-track Citizenship

Passport granted in just 3 - 4 months

The most cost-effective

The most cost-effective

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

Visa-free travel worldwide

Visa-free travel worldwide

Visa-free access to 149 countries, including EU & UK, Hong Kong

Entire family are eligible

Entire family are eligible

Including spouse, children, parents and grandparents

 
Short investment period

Short investment period

5 years if you invest in property

Attractive tax regime

Attractive tax regime

No tax on income, wealth or inheritance

No residence requirements

Low residence requirements

Minimum physical residency required with a 5 day period to obtain your second passport remotely

Investment required only after approval

Investment required only after approval

Complete investments after receiving citizenship application approval

Country Overview

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda

Capital city

Capital city: St John's

Visa free countries

Visa free countries: 149

Total area

Total area: 440 km²

Nearest country

Nearest country: St Kitts (80km)

Languages

Languages: English

Currency

Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar

Population

Population: 100,963 (2016)

Time zone

Time zone: Eastern Caribbean (GMT-04:00)

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Step 1
Registration

Registration

Click on the "Apply Now" or "Chat Now" button and leave a brief description of your needs.

Step 2
Consultant

Consultant

One of our experts will get back to you shortly to discuss about your needs and offer reasonable options for your budget.

Step 3
First Payment

First Payment

After you agree with our plan, you will have to make a deposit payment.

Step 4
Submit Docs

Submit Docs

We will assist you in filling out the necessary forms for the government registration process. You only need to provide the requested personal information.

Step 5
Get approval

Get approval

We will work with the government on your behalf. We guarantee you the earliest approval time.

Step 6
Government Payment and Last Payment

Government Payment & Last Payment

You will pay the prescribed government fee depending on the citizenship/ residency method you choose. You will pay the remaining service fee to us. Get your certificate and second passport.

Ways To Get Your Second Passport

Funds

Funds

A contribution to the National Development Fund (NDF) of a minimum non-refundable amount of US$ 100,000.

Property

Property

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

Clients can qualify to apply for citizenship if they purchase real estate within an approved development.

The minimum investment must be US$ 400,000 , however two or more investors can invest US$ 200,000 each into a property as long as they use the same authorized locally approved agent. The real estate cannot be disposed of within the five-year period.

Business

Business

The two business investment options are:

Option 1: Where a person proposes to make an investment in an approved business of at least US$ 1,500,000 on their own behalf.

Option 2: A joint purchase where each person contributes at least US$ 400,000, totaling a minimum of US$ 5,000,000.

That’s it. Within a few months, you will have your second passport.

*For more details on schedule of fees, when to pay, how much to pay, please download our Antigua and Barbuda Investment Program Factsheet.

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Requirements

General requirements towards the main applicant

  • 18+ years of age
  • No criminal record
  • Due diligence checks and approval
  • Confirmed investment sources
  • In good health
  • Within five years from the naturalization, the main applicant must reside in the country for five days (part of the naturalization Oath procedure)

Antigua and Barbuda’s passports can also be obtained by:

  • A spouse
  • Adult children under 25 years of age
  • Parents above 55 years of age
  • Children older than 18 as well as parents must be dependent on the main applicant.
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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

1. Do I need to give up my existing Citizenship?

The Antigua & Barbuda government allows dual citizenship and will not publish any information about persons acquiring citizenship nor will they inform your present country of citizenship.You may be required by law in your home country to declare a second citizenship and we recommend you take professional legal advice on this matter

2. Does my family qualify for citizenship as well?

Yes. Your family can also obtain citizenship under your application. Qualified dependents can include parents above the age of 65 and children up to 25 years of age with additional government fees payable.

3. How do I qualify for this program?

To qualify for the property investment program, you need to make a minimum investment of USD $400,000 in a government-approved real estate project, such as GISGL Hotel & Spa. In addition, you need to pay other fees and taxes as applicable and fulfill the formal requirements as specified by the government.

4. When do I get my passport?

Government approvals and processing may take about 3-6months from the submission of your application, though currently the processing time is very efficient and 3 months is the average length of the process.

5. Can I speed up this approval and processing process?

It is important to choose a reputable and approved legal representative for the processing of your citizenship application. GIS can recommend approved legal representatives who work very closely with the Government Citizenship-by-Investment Unit to ensure smooth processing of each application and to maximize the efficiency of the process.

6. What are the benefits of Citizenship?

The various benefits of having a Antigua & Barbuda passport include visa-free travel to approximately 140 countries, tax free status, tax-free trade with Canada, duty-free trade within the Caribbean and more.

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Earning points

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About Us

Global Immigration Services Group (GIS) is an Immigration Services Provider focusing on Second Citizenship by investment programs & Residency Programs.

We offer a variety of Second Passport options including but not limited to; Caribbean Citizenships such as Saint Kitts & Nevis, Grenada and Dominica. European Second Citizenship by investment programs inclusive of Cyprus and Malta. As well as other Residency Programs such as Portugal and Greece...

Our selection of established and well-respected Developers, excellent Government Relations and Caribbean Contacts makes us the obvious choice for all your Citizen & Residency needs.