Minimum Investment

Minimum Investment

Minimum Investment

Time to Citizenship

Visa-Free Access




Real Estate


Donation (University)

          4-6 Months

145+ Countries&Territories

The Antigua & Barbuda citizenship by investment program is one of the newest programs in the Caribbean. Introduced in 2013, this program aims to strengthen the country’s economy by providing foreign investors with the opportunity to invest in the country. It is also one of the most popular and prestigious citizenship by investment programs in the Caribbean. Citizenship by investment in Antigua&Barbuda is possible through 3 options.


During the 5-year period, only 5 days must be stayed in the country. This requirement can be fulfilled at once or in parts..


As a citizen, you will be able to travel visa-free or with a visa-on-arrival to 145 countries and territories including the Schengen Area, United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Switzerland.


The process is very efficient and uncomplicated. Citizenship can be acquired within 6 months.


Antigua&Barbuda, allows for dual citizenship. Antigua&Barbuda, is not announcing the gained citizenships to the other governments.


Antigua & Barbuda has no taxes on worldwide income, capital gains, dividends, gift, wealth and inheritance.

Antigua & Barbuda restricts the citizenship program to citizens of Afghanistan, Iran, North Korea, Somalia, Yemen and Sudan. However, people born in these countries can apply for the program if they are resident in any country other than the restricted countries.

Antigua&Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Programs

First Option: The National Development Fund (donation)

The money from this fund supports the public and private sectors in the country, using it to support technology, innovation, development of the country. This donation amount is non-refundable.

Family of four or less


Family of five or more


Processing Fees for Family of four or less

US $30,000

Additional dependents

US $15,000 per applicant

Second Option: Real Estate Investment

The applicant must invest at least 400,000 USD in a government approved real estate project. This real estate can be resold after 5 years. Extra fees to be paid to the government according to the number of applicants at the time of application:

Family of four or less


Additional dependents

$15,000 per applicant

Third Option: University of the West Indies Fund

One of the newest investment options for large families is the West University Fund. This option was announced in May 2020. Available for families of 6 or more, the program offers a discount if the family donates to the university. At the same time, the applicant will receive a 1-year scholarship at the University of the West Indies, including tuition fees.

Family of six

$150,000 inclusive of processing fees

Additional dependents

$15,000 per applicant

Advantages of Antigua&Barbuda Citizenship

  • Citizenship is inherited by newborns
  • Dual citizenship is allowed
  • Easy access to the US and Canada
  • No language test or interview
  • In the first 5 years after acquiring citizenship, it is sufficient to stay in the country for 5 days only
  • Together with the applicant

– Wife

– Child under 28 years of age

– Parents over 58 years of age can apply.