See the most frequently asked questions about this program, along with their answers.
Why Antigua & Barbuda?
Antigua and Barbuda citizenship by investment program was launched in 2013. This program made it possible to obtain economic citizenship. It is one of the newest citizenship by investment program in the region and significantly differs from similar programs offered by other Caribbean jurisdictions in some aspects.
In recent years, the tropical islands of Antigua and Barbuda have been attracting more and more tourists and fans of outdoor activities from all over the world. There are all the necessary elements for this popularity: wonderful rainforests, rugged volcanic landscapes, long sunny beaches and coral reefs that are perfect for fishing and diving.
The funds of foreign investors are spent on the development of tourism industry, construction of infrastructural facilities and charity donations. Antigua and Barbuda also attracts entrepreneurs because the islands offer a good environment for the registration and operation of international companies.
Established in 2012, the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship Program offers quick and straightforward routes to acquiring a second passport in just 3–4 months with visafree access to over 140 countries worldwide. The most cost-effective Caribbean program with a minimum investment of $100,000 as a government donation for both a single applicant or a family of 4 (A family of 4 consists of the main applicant and spouse, along with 2 children). With a secure process in place, investors will be required to complete the investments only after receiving citizenship application approval.
Passport granted in just 3-4 months
The most cost-effective
Second citizenship for family of 4, from just $100,000
Visa-free travel worldwide
Visa-free access to 140 countries, including EU & UK, Hong Kong
Entire family are eligible
Including spouse, children, parents and grandparents
Short investment period
5 years if you invest in property
Attractive tax regime
No tax on income, wealth or inheritance
No residence requirements
No physical residency required with an option to obtain your second passport remotely
Investment required only after approval
Complete investments after receiving citizenship application approval
Visa-free travel to 132 countries worldwide
Global visa-free travel without visa applications and restrictions. Travel the world with a passport of Antigua and Barbuda - get visa-free access worldwide, including in the EU, UK, Hong Kong and Singapore. Go on a last-minute business trip or take your family on a spontaneous holiday in Europe.
There are several options for investment to gaining citizenship in Antigua and Barbuda. To qualify for citizenship, you can either make a donation of $100,000 to the
government or purchase real estate on the island starting from $200,000.
$100,000 — Non-refundable contribution to the Government
The program features the most cost-effective route to acquiring a second citizenship for the family through a government donation of $100,000 covering a family of 4.
The same donation amount would be required if an investor applies alone.
Contribution to the Antigua National Development Fund is non-refundable.
$200,000–$400,000 — Investment in real estate
All real estate options are approved by the government. After 5 years the property can be sold with option to resale to new citizenship applicants, allowing you to release your capital without affecting your citizenship. Property can be resold to another applicant for citizenship program.
$200,000 — Minimum investment for a single applicant when applying though a joint investment with another main applicant (2 individual investors with their families).
$400,000 — Minimum investment in real estate when applying individually (one investor with the family).
Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship Acquisition
Talk to Mundo immigration advisers
Our citizenship advisers will evaluate your personal circumstances and assist you in selecting investment options most suitable for you, matching the required criteria to ensure a successful application.
The entire family can be included under one application:
1. Main applicant
— The main applicant must be 18 years of age and above
— The applicant must have a clean criminal record
2. Children, including dependent children up to the age of 28
4. Dependent parents and grandparents over the age of 58
Under the program the applicants have to spend a minimum of 5 days in the country within a period of 5 years.
A detailed checklist will be provided, and you will be guided through the documents collection stage. Experienced citizenship advisers will collect and check all the documents for compliance and ensure all requirements are met.
Submit your application
Once all your original documents are collected and sent to us, citizenship specialists will review your file and prepare it for submission. Your application will be submitted to the Government of Antigua and Barbuda via an authorized local agent, as required by law.
Processing of application
Each application is vetted by the Government through a thorough due diligence background check, during which time submitted information is examined and verified. There is currently no interview requirement.
Receive your pre-approval
Once the application is reviewed by the Government and the decision is made, the applicant will be issued a letter advising of the decision. This letter will be forwarded to you.
Complete your investment
Once your application has been approved, you will be required to complete your investment. (non-refundable contribution or purchase of real estate).
Antigua And Barbuda Passport in 3-4 months
Upon completion of the investment your citizenship certificate will be issued, and your passport application submitted on your behalf. No visit to Antigua and Barbuda is required, your passport will be couriered to your preferred address.
What can we do for you?
In Mundo, our main goal is to help our clients in their pursuit of financial freedom. This means allowing them to move without any barrier or limit, enjoying their wealth and extraordinary moments with their families.
In our long-standing alliance with NTL Wealth, we have developed a network of experts overseas that specialise in a wide range of services.
There are only a few places that rival Antigua & Barbuda as the ideal place for a second residency. Like we told you above, our partners in Antigua & Barbuda can help you through the process of registration, providing world-class advice so you can complete the process without any issues.
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