The country established their Investment Program (CIP) by following parliamentary assent to the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Regulations 2014.
You can obtain Antigua and Barbuda citizenship through three ways of investment:
- Contribution to the National Development Fund,
- Investment in Real Estate, and
- Business Investment.
For a single applicant, or a family of 4 or less US$ 100,000 contribution is required, whereas a processing fee of US$ 25,000 is required.
For a family of 5 or more persons, a US$ 125,000 contribution is required, whereas a processing fee of US$ 15,000 for each additional dependent is required.
You can also invest in officially approved real estate with a minimum value of US$ 400,000 plus the payment of government processing fees and due diligence fees.
Until 31st October 2020, the law allows that two submissions from associated parties can make a shared investment, with each applicant investing a minimum of US $200,000 in order to qualify.
The investment in real estate also requires payment of processing fees:
For a single applicant or a family of 4 or less, the processing fee is US$ 50,000.
For a family of 5 or more, the processing fee is US$15,000 for each additional dependent.
Under Business Investment there are two options:
Where the applicant makes an investment in an approved business of at least US$ 1,500,000 on their own behalf.
At least two persons make a joint investment in such an approved business with a minimum investment of US$ 5,000,000 and each of those persons individually propose to contribute at least US$ 400,000 to the joint investment.
The investment is business also requires payment of processing fees:
For a single applicant, or a family of 4 or less the processing fees is US$ 50,000.
For a family of 5 or more, the processing fee is US$ 15,000 for each additional applicant.