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.

Visa-free travel to
131+ countries

Dual citizenship

Physical stay
not required

Investment starts from
USD 100,000


Antigua & Barbuda



  • Physical presence of the applicants not needed during the application process.
  • There is no inheritance, wealth or personal
    income taxes.
  • 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.

Investment Options

Special Offer

Contribution to the National Development Fund.

The threshold for the National Development Fund (NDF) option has been reduced by 50%; from US$200,000 to US$100,000 for a family of up to four applicants, and from US$250,000 to US$125,000 for a family of five and over.
This offer till 31/11/2019

A. For a single applicant, or a family of 4 or less

Contribution USD 100,000
Processing fee USD 25,000

B. Family of 5 or more

Contribution USD 125,000
Processing fee up to four USD 25,000
Processing fee for each additional dependent USD 15,000

Real Estate

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, however, Two (2) applications from related parties can make a joint investment, with each applicant investing a minimum of US $200,000 in order to qualify. All processing and due diligence fees remain unchanged. This offer till 31/11/2019.

For a single applicant, or a family of 4 or less

Contribution USD 400,000 or USD 200,000 (Join investment)
Processing fee USD 50,000
Processing fee up to four USD 50,000
Processing fee for each additional dependent USD 15,000
  • 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

Application Process

Step 1

Bayat legal Services’ compliance team will conduct an internal due diligence.
Qualification assessment, KYC and background security check.

Step 2

Study the application, sign the retainer agreement, prepare tailor made list of documents and application preparation.

Step 3

Submission, file review, due diligence process.

Step 4

Final decision, Comfort letter issuance and contribution payment.

Step 5

Naturalization certificates and passports issuance.