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ANTIGUA CITIZENSHIP

GOVERNMENT AUTHORIZED FIRM 

Overview

Antigua & Barbuda’s passport is ranked as the 31st strongest passport in the world.

You and your family will obtain an irrevocable second passport and dual citizenship without having to move away or renounce your current nationality. The law of the Citizenship-by-Investment and Second Program of Antigua and Barbuda was established in 2013. The passport is internationally recognized and includes all Schengen countries. Dual citizenship or second passport is obtained in an approximate period of 3 months.

The program is based on the statute which means the granted citizenship and passport may not be revoked regardless of changes in the governmental executives or policy. Antigua and Barbuda is part of the Commonwealth since 1981 and its official business language is English.

Timeline: 3 - 5 months
Nationalities supported: Open to most nationalities
Visa free travel: Instant visa-free travel to 129 countries, including the Schengen area countries, the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Hong Kong
Investment type: Economic contribution to Antigua’s (NDF) or Real Estate investment in Antigua & Barbuda
Investment cost: Economic contribution (USD 125,000 plus government fees for a family of 4) or Real Estate Investment (USD400,000 plus government fees)

Benefits

Personal Freedom

Personal Freedom

Instant and irrevocable second citizenship


Citizenship and second passport in 3 months


No need to reside in the Antiqua & Barbuda


Dual Nationality Allowed

Visa Free Travel Countries

Visa Free Travel Countries

Instant travel to 129 countries


The list includes Schengen European countries as well as major countries in Latin America, North America, and Asia.


More countries are constantly added to the visa-free list.       


Easy to obtain visas when required.

Business Advantages

Business Advantages

Antigua & Barbuda has a very generous tax system and doesn’t include a tax on wealth, gift, Inheritance, foreign income or capital gains.


Currency pegged to US Dollar.


Duty-Free Trading in the Caribbean.

Family Security

Family Security

Wife and children below 26 obtain a second passport.


Elderly parents above 65 can also apply for dual citizenship as dependents.


Outstanding lifestyle with a safe environment.

Costs

The citizenship program of Antigua & Barbuda requires making an economic contribution to the country or an investment into a Government Approved Real Estate project.

OPTION 1 - CONTRIBUTION TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND (NDF)

A non- refundable financial contribution to the National Development Fund (NDF) of minimum USD 125,000 for a family of is 4 required to qualify for citizenship under this option. In addition, due Diligence fees will also apply to the total cost.

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Contribution to NDF (family up to 4 members)USD 100,000
Government feesUSD 25,000

Option 2 - REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT IN ANTIGUA & BARBUDA

Property investment in Antigua’s Government Approved project for a minimum of USD 400,000 plus government processing fees.

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Approved Government PropertyUSD 400,000
Government fees for main applicantUSD 50,000
Government fees for spouseUSD 50,000

Government fees for each dependent under 18 years of age

USD 25,000
Government fees for unmarried dependent aged between 18 to 25USD 50,000
Government fees for elderly parents aged above 65 financially dependent on the main applicantUSD 50,000

For a full breakdown of Government Fees, Due Diligence Fees and other payable applications fees for your specific case please contact us.

Timeline

Month 1-2
Month 1-2

Client signs CI Retainer Agreement and pays the retainer invoice.

File ready for submission. 10% Payment of Government Fees, Due Diligence, Citizenship Application.

The client pays the Submission invoice of CI Professional Fees.

Month 3
Month 3

Due Diligence results are ready and Citizenship approval is issued. In the case of Donation, the remaining 90% of government fees will be paid to Citizenship Invest to be paid to the government, and the NDF fees will be paid to the government directly.

In the case of Real Estate, the investment is paid to the Government Escrow Account and 90% of Government Fees to Citizenship Invest.

The client pays the Approval invoice of CI Professional Fees.

Month 4
Month 4

Citizenship Certificates are issued and Citizenship Invest obtains the passports.

Passports are delivered to the client in their home country.  

The time estimated to receive the citizenship approval is based on the Government's due diligence processing time and is not guaranteed*

Visa Free

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Visa free access
Visa on arrival
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129 Countries Visa-Free 

AMERICAS

Bahamas

Barbados

Belize

Bolivia*

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Cuba

Dominica Republic

Dominica

Ecuador

El Salvador

Grenada

Guatemala

Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Jamaica

Nicaragua

Panama

Peru

St. Kitts & Nevis

St. Lucia

St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Suriname

Trinidad and Tobago

Venezuela

AFRICA

Botswana

Cape Verde

Comoros*

Djibouti*

Egypt*

Gambia

Guinea-Bissau*

Lesotho

Madagascar*

Malawi

Mauritania*

Mauritius

Mozambique*

Seychelles*

South Africa

Swaziland

Tanzania

Togo*

Tunisia

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

EUROPE

Albania

Andorra

Austria

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland (Rep.)

Italy

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macedonia

Malta

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

San Marino

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Ukraine*

United Kingdom

Vatican City

ASIA

Armenia*

Bangladesh*

Cambodia*

Hong Kong*

Indonesia

Iran*

Jordan*

Laos*

Lebanon*

Macau*

Malaysia

Maldives*

Nepal*

Palestinian Territories

Philippines

Singapore

South Korea

OCEANIA

Fiji

Kiribati

Micronesia

Palau*

Samoa*

Solomon Island*

Timor-Leste*

Tuvalu*

Vanuatu

EVISA

Australia

Bahrain

Cote D’ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Gabon

India

Kenya

Rwanda

Sao Tome and Principe

Senegal

Sri Lanka

Turkey

* Visa on arrival

The list of countries is subject to variations depending on each government's policy and so is access to these countries.

General info

Antigua & Barbuda is one the most developed countries in the Caribbean. The country’s astonishing beauty and captivating lifestyle sets it apart from any other island in the world. Its idyllic beaches, breathtaking scenery along with its bustling environment makes it one of the premium destinations in the Caribbean. Antigua’s economic and political stability reflects on the country’s advancement in tourism and business services that are unmatched with any other Caribbean country. Its central Caribbean location makes it a premium investment destination sought-after by many celebrities like Robert De Niro as well as wealthy international businessmen who seek a second passport.

It's one of the fastest ways to legally obtain a second passport that allows you visa-free access to Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

To know more about investing in Antigua’s second passport and dual citizenship program, please contact us or send a call back request and one of our specialists will contact you to discuss your needs.