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Antigua and Barbuda

Citizenship by investment

Antigua and Barbuda Investment Programs

Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment offers various investment routes:

  1. National Development Fund: Applicants can contribute to the National Development Fund, starting at $100,000 for a single applicant, with additional fees for dependents.

  2. Real Estate Investment: Invest in approved real estate projects with a minimum investment of $200,000. The property must be held for a specified period, generally five years.

  3. Business Investment: Entrepreneurs can invest at least $1.5 million in an eligible business venture or enterprise.

  4. University of the West Indies Fund: A donation of $150,000 to the University of the West Indies Fund is another pathway to citizenship.


Benefits of Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship

Obtaining Antigua and Barbuda citizenship through investment brings a wealth of advantages:

  • Visa-Free Travel: Enjoy visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to over 165 countries, including the UK, Schengen Area, and Canada.

  • Tax Benefits: Antigua and Barbuda does not impose personal income, wealth, or inheritance taxes, making it a tax-efficient destination for residents.

  • Citienship for Family Member: Applicants can include family members such as a spouse, dependent children under 31, parents, grandparents aged 55 and over, and unmarried siblings of the main applicant or their spouse.

  • Beautiful Scenery: Bask in the natural beauty of sandy beaches, lush landscapes, and turquoise waters that Antigua and Barbuda are famous for.

  • Quality of Life: Experience a high quality of life with access to top-notch healthcare, education, and lifestyle amenities.

Timeframe for Processing

The processing timeframe for Antigua and Barbuda citizenship by investment is notably efficient. Generally, applicants can expect their applications to be processed in a relatively short period in 4 - 6 months, making it a swift route to obtaining citizenship in this Caribbean nation.

Procedure of Obtaining Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment

The procedure involves several key steps:

  1. Application Submission: Applicants submit their applications along with all required documents.

  2. Due Diligence: A thorough background check and due diligence process is conducted to assess the applicant's eligibility and compliance.

  3. Investment: After due diligence approval, applicants make the required investment in their chosen program.

  4. Citizenship Approval: The application undergoes a review process, and upon approval, Antigua and Barbuda citizenship is granted.


Requirements needed to obtain Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment

To qualify for Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment, applicants must meet specific criteria:

  • Make the required financial contribution or investment.

  • Pass a due diligence check.

  • Have no criminal record.

  • Demonstrate a genuine commitment to Antigua and Barbuda.

Dual Citizenship Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda allows dual citizenship, enabling applicants to retain their existing citizenship while enjoying the privileges of Antigua and Barbuda citizenship.

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