Global Citizenship

Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment

The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program is a program that offers foreign investors the opportunity to gain citizenship if they meet certain conditions.

The main requirement to apply for this program is to make a significant economic contribution to the country. Applicants are offered the following investment options:

  • Investing in a real estate project of at least USD 200,000 and holding this investment for five years,
  • Investing at least USD 1.5 million in a qualified business to be carried out individually or by at least two partners. The total investment amount of the business is at least USD 5 million and each investor individually invests at least USD 400,000,
  • A donation of at least USD 100,000 to the government.

Apart from the above investment options, the applicant and family members must have a clean criminal record and be in good health.

Furthermore, the applicant and his/her family members will undergo a security vetting and assessment process. Citizenship will be granted once the application is approved by the government and an oath of loyalty is taken.

The application processing time for the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program usually ranges from 3 to 4 months.

Participants in this program are eligible for the following benefits as Antigua and Barbuda passport holders

  • Visa-free travel to a total of 133 countries, including Canada, the United Kingdom and European countries,
  • 15 CARICOM member countries (Caribbean Region) to live, work and study without restrictions,
  • Advantage of full citizenship and passport for the applicant and family members.