ANTIGUA & BARBUDA


 

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ABOUT ANTIGUA & BARBUDA

SOCIAL BENEFITS

  • Visa-free travel to more than 131 countries including Canada, HongKong, Singapore, UK, Schengen Zone, Europe and more. Click here to view list
  • Dual citizenship is allowed.
  • Economically, legally and socially stable country part of the British parliamentary system.
  • No restriction on the repatriation of profits and capital.
  • No tax on worldwide income. No estate, death, inheritance or capital gains tax.
  • Off-shore bank accounts, investments, and companies give unique opportunities for business and tax planning.
  • Antigua is the travel hub of the region with direct flights to London, New York, Miami, Toronto and Montreal.
  • Home to the most technologically advanced hospital in the Caribbean and two American medical universities.
  • Independent country and one of the most sought after destinations in the Caribbean.

 

ABOUT THE CIP

In 2013, the Government of Antigua & Barbuda created a Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP) to attract investors of good character. Investors who make a substantial investment in Antigua & Barbuda qualify to obtain citizenship and passport of the country. The program offers many benefits in exchange of several requirements that applicants must meet.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • The principal applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • Applicants must choose of the following investment option:
    • Minimum USD $200,000 one-time contribution to the National Development Fund (NDF).
    • Minimum USD $400,000 in a Government-approved real estate project (held for at least 5 years).
    • Minimum USD $1,500,000 in an eligible business (or minimum $5,000,000 split between multiple investors; minimum investment of $400,000 per investor).
      • To qualify as dependents, applicants must be:Applicants must undergo a medical examination, due diligence verification, and have no criminal record.
        • Children under the age 18; or
        • Children, aged 18-25, who are full-time students, unmarried and dependent on their parents; or
        • Children, aged 18 and over who are living with (and fully supported by) the applicant due to physical or mental disability
        • Parents or grand-parents of the principal applicant or spouse may qualify as dependents if they are above 65 years of age and living with the principal applicant.
      • Applicants must spend at least 5 days in Antigua and Barbuda in the 5 years following citizenship issuance. 

 

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PROGRAM BENEFITS

 

Security & Peace of Mind

The social and political life in Antigua & Barbuda is stable and very appealing. It is a member of the United Nations and Commonwealth of Nations. 

Freedom of Movement

Access to more than 130 countries without visa, including Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong, and many more. 

Asset Relocation

The secure banking system in Antigua & Barbuda, through many of the international banks offers a safe place to deposit funds in a tax-friendly jurisdiction.

 Tax Advantages

No tax on worldwide income. No estate, death, inheritance or capital gains tax. 

Convenient and No Risk

A one-time contribution to the National Development fund makes it easy and risk-free. Passport can then be couriered anywhere in the world, making it convenient for the investor. 

Simple

There are no minimum net worth, education, language, or management experience requirements to meet.

 Luxury & Comfort

Known as the Gem of the Caribbean, Antigua & Barbuda is viewed as a luxury vacation destination.

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*Limited time offer: The Government Processing fee for the first two dependent children or parents is waived, when the applicant chooses the NDF contribution option.

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