Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP)

What is the ANTIGUA & BARBUDA Citizenship by investment program?

Antigua & Barbuda citizenship-by-investment program. The applicant may select the donation option – starting at USD 100,000 for a family of four – or the real estate option – starting at USD 200,000. Antigua & Barbuda is the most affordable program in the world for large families, under the donation option.

Advantages of Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship

  • Citizenship for life, applicable for future generations
  • Multiple citizenships is permitted
  • Dependents included:
    1. Spouse
    2. Children up to 30 years old
    3. Parents above 55 years old
    4. Unmarried siblings (any age) of the Applicant or Spouse
  • Ability to add future spouse and future children
  • Visa-free travel/entry to over 150 jurisdictions
  • No language requirement
  • Attractive tax regime with zero personal taxes
  • Fast physical processing times
  • No education or management experience required
  • Possibility to live, work and settle in any other member of the CARICOM nations

Investment Options

1. The Donation option

Make a minimum contribution to the National Development Fund (NDF)

• USD 100,000 for families of up to 4 persons

• USD 125,000 for families of 5 or more

Make a minimum contribution to the University of the West Indies (UWI) Development Fund

• USD 150,000 for families of 6 or more persons

• USD 15,000 for each additional dependent

2. The Real Estate option

Make a minimum investment of USD 200,000 in a government-approved real estate project, which must be held for 5-years

View government-approved real estate projects:

Antigua & Barbuda Nonsuch-Bay 

Antigua & Barbuda Moongate Resort


  • The applicant must be aged 18 years or older
  • Be of good character (excludes minor or spent convictions)
  • The applicant must not be the subject of a criminal investigation
  • Have not been denied a visa from any Antigua and Barbuda visa-free country with no subsequent visa approval
  • The applicant and family members must not be suffering from any contagious disease and be in good health

Process (between 3-6 months)

  • Complete pre-assessment, KYC and eligibility checks
  • Complete all application forms, payment of legal and due diligence fees
  • Upon approval, pay balance of the investment, passport fees and other government fees
  • Obtain the Certificate of Citizenship and passport
  • Applicant and adult dependents must visit Antigua & Barbuda for at least 5 days within the first 5 years and swear an Oath


The present document is intended for guidance and general information only and does not constitute or purport to provide you with legal advice. Such information is subject to changes without notice. Each case is unique and depends on the facts and circumstances of the individual and due consideration should be taken if applying the general information to your personal situation. For an evaluation of your personal circumstances one of our legal team would be happy to assist.

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