Antigua and Barbuda is a 440 km. country with a population of approximately 103,050 people. The country is situated between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The tropical islands with amazing blue waters makes it one of the most attractive and beautiful places on earth. Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign state, member of United Nations, Organization of American States (OAS) and Caribbean Community.
Antigua & Barbuda
CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT
- Physical presence of the applicants not needed during the application process.
- There is no inheritance, wealth or personal
- Visa free to EU Schengen countries, UK and Ireland.
- No mandatory language test, business experience and interview.
- Inclusion of Parents or grandparents above the age of 58 years.
- Inclusion of dependent children above 28 year old.
- Free movement in CARICOM countries.
- No restriction on dual citizenship.
- Beautiful nature, climate and atmosphere.
The Citizenship by Investment program was launched in November 2012. The laws governing this program are in the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Act. The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Regulations. With an Antigua and Barbuda passport, a citizen can travel to approximately 131+ countries, including Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom and Schengen zone. In 2009 the Antigua and Barbuda Government signed a visa waiver agreement with the European Union which allows Antigua and Barbuda citizens to visit the Schengen countries without a visa, for a period of 90 days within any period of six months following the date of first entry into any E.U. country.
In Antigua and Barbuda there is no income tax payable for worldwide income. There is no restriction on the imported capital and repatriation of profits.
Applicants and their dependents who have in the past been denied a visa to countries which Antigua has visa-free access may not apply. The process will take between 4 to 6 months from the submission of the application to the issuance of the citizenship certificates and passports. New citizens above 18 years old are required to visit in Antigua and Barbuda for of 5 days before renewing their passports.
Due Diligence Fees
Due diligence for main applicant USD 7,500 Due diligence for spouse USD 7,500 Due diligence per dependent 12-17 USD 2,000 Due diligence per dependent 18 and over USD 4,000 Passport Application fee per applicant USD 300
Bayat legal Services’ compliance team will conduct an internal due diligence.
Qualification assessment, KYC and background security check.
Study the application, sign the retainer agreement, prepare tailor made list of documents and application preparation.
Submission, file review, due diligence process.
Final decision, Comfort letter issuance and contribution payment.
Naturalization certificates and passports issuance.