Visa-free travel to 150 nations
Applications processed within 90 days
Minimal presence requirement
Required donation from US$100,000
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Why Consider the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship Programme?

The number of savvy investors considering Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship-
by-Investment is ever increasing. And who can blame them? With an attractive
climate for both people and tax, the English-speaking, two-island state of
Antigua and Barbuda is a favoured tourist destination, dubbed the ‘Land of 365
Beaches’, lying in the Eastern Caribbean's Leeward Islands.

What Can You Expect from Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship?

With a pleasant year-round climate, average air temperatures ranging between 25 and 28 Celsius, and sea temperatures reaching 29 Celsius, these lush tropical islands are considered among the most beautiful places in the world to travel and live. Tourism is the dominant source of income–generating around 60% of the islands' GDP.

With a reputation for judicial and governmental stability, today, Antigua and Barbuda passport holders can enjoy visa-free travel to 151 countries, including the European Schengen Area, the UK, South Africa, Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as enjoying the privileges associated with citizenship of a Caricom country. 

What’s more, Antigua operates an attractive personal tax regime with no capital gains or inheritance taxes, and no tax on foreign-sourced income, relying instead on corporation and sales tax. With all of this in mind, there’s never been a better time to consider applying for an Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship-by-Investment programme.

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Capital city: St John's
Languages: English
Visa free countries: 151
Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar
Total area: 440 km²
Population: 97,928 (2020)
Nearest country: St Kitts (800KM)
Time zone: Eastern Caribbean (UTC-04:00)
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Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship Requirements

To apply for the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship-by-Investment Programme, applicants must fulfil ONE of the following three options:

Option 1: Donation to National Development Fund

The first option you can fulfil for Antigua and Barbuda citizenship requirements is by donation to the National Development Fund (NDF), starting from US$100,000 for a family of up to four. In addition, there is a government processing fee of US$30,000.

Option 2: Real Estate

The second requirement option is purchasing property in Antigua or Barbuda. This entails making a minimum investment in real estate costing US$200,000 in an approved real estate property or US$400,000 in an approved real estate property with two co-applicants investing US$200,000 each. 


Option 3: University of West Indies Fund

For families of six or more, a more economical option than the NDF is the University Fund starting from US$150,000 (inclusive of government processing fees). For each dependent over six, an additional fee of US$15,000 per will be due


Applicants of our Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship-by-Investment Programme must:

Be of outstanding character.

Hold no criminal record.

Have excellent health.

Within the first five years of obtaining Antigua and Barbuda citizenship, successful applicants must be present in their new host country for at least five days.

Government website

To find out more about the Antigua and Barbuda citizenship programme, view the official government website.

Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship Application Process

  • Week 1-4

    Initial Latitude due diligence.
    Sign client agreement, complete government forms and provide supporting documentation. If purchasing real estate, sign an agreement with the developer.

  • Week 5-11

    Application reviewed and submitted. Government complete due diligence.

  • Week 12-16

    Government reviews the application.
    On approval, government fees are paid, and necessary contributions made.
    Passports are issued.

frequently asked questions

Who can apply for the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship-by- Investment programme?

Anybody over the age of 18, who fulfils the requirements is eligible to apply for the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship-by-Investment programme.

What are the main benefits of applying for Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship?

Currently, no minimum presence in the host country is required, Antigua and Barbuda passport holders with gain visa-free travel to 151 countries, and there is the option to include a spouse and other family members to the application.

Also, as Antigua and Barbuda is a member of the Commonwealth, citizens are entitled to various privileges in the UK and other Commonwealth member states.

How long does the Antigua Citizenship application process take?

The process is generally known to be very efficient, taking on average 90 days from the application submission to the issuance of your Antigua and Barbuda passport. With the help of our expert advisors, your journey to gaining citizenship will be smooth and efficient.

What is the minimum investment requirement?

The minimum donation required is $100,000 (excluding government fees).

Will I need to reside in the country to gain Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship?

The required period you need to reside in Antigua and Barbuda for is a minimum of five days during the first five years of processing your application. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, this has been temporarily suspended until 31 August 2022.

Who can be included on my Antigua Citizenship application?

Dependent children (under 30) of the main applicant can be included, alongside any dependent parents over the age of 55. In addition, unmarried siblings of the main applicant or spouse may be included.

How long will my Antigua and Barbuda passport be valid for?

Your initial Antigua and Barbuda passport will be valid for five years, before renewal, which will then extend it to a total of ten years. This is only if the necessary requirements have been met, including spending a minimum of five days in Antigua and Barbuda after gaining citizenship.

Do I need to be able to speak English to be considered for Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship?

No, this is not a necessary requirement.

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