The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment in real estate law requires making a real estate investment in a Government approved project. At the moment there are 42 projects approved by the Government.

Minimum Investment
Project to be pre-approved by the Government
Years Property to be held
5 years
Estimated Property Purchase costs
5% to 10% depending on type of investment

  • The government requires applicants to make an investment in designated, officially approved real estate with a value of at least USD400,000.
  • Two (2) applications from related parties can make a joint investment, with each applicant investing a minimum of USD200,000 to qualify.
  • Beneficial ownership of real estate is permissible only through a company that is not a non-profit company provided that such company has issued all of its authorized shares to the applicant(s), is established and is in good standing under the laws of Antigua and Barbuda, is not an exempt or offshore entity and submits irrefutable evidence as to its beneficial ownership, which evidence shall be certified by the Registrar of Companies.
  • The real estate cannot be re-sold until 5 years after the purchase, unless purchasing an alternate officially approved real estate property in Antigua and Barbuda.


Processing Fee for Single Applicant up to family of 4
Processing Fee for for any additional dependent after the fourth (4) dependent


due diligence fee for main applicant
due diligence fee for spouse
due diligence fee for dependent ages 18 to 26 years old
due diligence fee for dependent ages 12 to 17 years old
Passport and certificate fee per member


  • Spouse
  • Children 26 years old and under - is enrolled as a full time student in a university or college in an educational program having, at the time of the application, more than six months remaining before he is expected to complete the course.
  • Parent or grandparent of the main applicant or the spouse of the main applicant 65 years old and above - who is living with and is fully supported by the main applicant


1. Luxurious, personalized design approach. Fully serviced and furnished, the Residences are discreetly set into the landscape with natural connections to tropical gardens and vivid Caribbean views. (Halfmoon Bay – Freetown Destination Resort Limited)

2. Truly unique setting in one of the most prestigious locations along the West Coast of Antigua, only 10 minutes from the colorful capital of St. Johns and 20 minutes from the V.C. Bird International Airport, with the beautiful beach of Galley Bay only within a 2 minute walk. Its uniqueness has attracted prestigious exclusive clients such as the internationally known fashion designer Giorgio Armani. (Galley Bay Heights)

3. luxury, all inclusive, 5-star boutique hotel on the west coast of Antigua with thirty individual suites set in beautiful tropical gardens on the beach and hillside of a stunning natural bay. Few things in life are as good as they are broadcast to be, but Hermitage Bay is a rare gem that actually exceeds all expectations. (Hermitage Bay)

4. Set on a sunset-facing bluff on Antigua’s glorious west coast between Darkwood and Ffryes, two of the island’s most beautiful beaches, Tamarind Hills takes luxury to new heights. This stunning collection of villas is beautifully designed for a contemporary and stylish Caribbean getaway. (Tamarind Hills – Island Heights Limited)

5. Discover one of the world’s most magical destinations in the heart of the Caribbean from the coastal comforts of this Resort & Spa. Situated on Yepton Beach at the north-western side of the island of Antigua, near the capital of St. John’s, this boutique hotel covers a land area of 5 acres with a 180 meter stretch of pristine white sand beach. (The Amavi Resorts and Spa – Leisure World Properties Limited)