- ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
- Citizenship by Investment
Antigua and Barbuda is a 440 km. country with a population of approximately 92 thousand people. The country is situated between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The tropical islands with amazing blue waters of make it one of the most attractive and beautiful places on earth. Tourism is the major income of the country and the biggest portion of GDP (60 percent). Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign state, member of United Nations, Organization of American States (OAS) and Caribbean Community.
Citizenship by Investment program of Antigua and Barbuda started with Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Act, 2013. For the application process, the Citizenship By investment Unit (CIU) is a responsible governmental authority established by the Prime minister of the country. The idea for establishing the program was to push economic growth and make the country more attractive for the investors.
In Antigua and Barbuda there is no income tax payable for the worldwide income. As the low tax regime there is no restriction on the imported capital and repatriation of profits.
Investment Regulations 2014 established the Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP) following parliamentary assent to the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship.
Investment Act, 2014, contains the Regulations regarding Citizenship by Investment in Antigua and Barbuda in Section 6 of the Citizenship. These provisions allow the government to operate a program under which citizenship is granted to persons who qualify under criteria set by parliamentary decision.
Reasons to choose Antigua & Barbuda?
- Application does not need a physical presence of the applicant
- It is not mandatory the applicant to live in Antigua and Barbuda before applying citizenship or after obtaining it
- There is no inheritance, wealth or personal income taxes
- Best second passport option, as it has visa free to EU Schengen countries , UK, Ireland and Canada
- No mandatory language tests, business experience and interviews
- Free movement in CARICOM countries
- No restriction on dual citizenship
- Lifetime citizenship for investor’s children and family members
- Beautiful nature, climate and atmosphere
- Quick processing time (maximum 3 months)
The cost of citizenship for a family of four is now USD 100,000 from USD 200,000 until March 2018.
Contribution to the National Development FundA. For a single applicant, or a family of 4 or less
Contribution US$100,000 Processing fee US$25,000 Contribution US$125,000 Processing fee for each additional dependent US$15,000
To qualify for citizenship under the real estate option, the government requires applicants to make an investment in designated, officially approved real estate with a value of at least US$ 400,000 plus the payment of government processing fees and due diligence fees.For a single applicant, or a family of 4 or less
Contribution US$400,000 Processing fee US$50,000 For spouse US$7,500 + US$7,500 Per dependent 12-17 US$2,000 Per dependent 18 and over US$4,000 Passport Application fee per applicant US$300
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Electronic Authorization: Bahrain, Canada, Gabon, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Turkey,
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Located in the continent of the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda does not share land borders with any countries.
East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
Parliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy