CARIBBEAN ISLANDS

DOMINICA ST LUCIA GRENADA ST KITTS AND NEVIS ANTIGUA & BARBUDA

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.

Antigua & Barbuda’s citizenship-by-investment program was established in 2012. The country recognizes dual citizenship and provides applicants with a powerful second passport. Antiguan citizens are entitled to a number of benefits including visa-free travel to 150 countries, and amazing opportunities to establish businesses in the Caribbean.

Capital
St Johns
Population
102,012 (2017)
Currency
Eastern Caribbean Dollar
GDP
USD 1.532 Billion

About Program

Having gained independence from Britain in 1981, Antigua and Barbuda has developed a reputation for judicial and governmental stability.
Antigua operates an attractive personal tax regime with no capital gains or inheritance taxes, and no tax on foreign-sourced income, relying instead on corporation and sales tax.

Applicants must fulfil ONE of the following options:

Donation

  • Donate at least US$100,000 to the National Development Fund or an approved charity.

Real Estate

  • Invest at least US$400,000 into an approved real estate project, held for a minimum of 5 years, plus due diligence and government processing fees.
  • Two or more applicants who have executed a binding sale and purchase agreement may apply jointly for citizenship by investment provided that each applicant contributes to the minimum investment of US$400,000.

Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship Benefits

  • Visa-free travel to 150 countries
  • No tax on global income
  • No tax on wealth & inheritance
  • No capital gains tax
  • Retain your current citizenships
  • No need to notify home authorities
  • Five days residency over five years
  • Packages for spouses & dependents

Eligibility

Applicants must :

  • Be of outstanding character.
  • Hold no criminal record.
  • Have excellent health.

Successful applicants must be present in Antigua & Barbuda for at least five days within the first five years of obtaining citizenship.

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