Antigua and Barbuda

Citizenship by investment

The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program designated to enhance inward investments in the country’s economy is a unique and limited opportunity for foreign investors to obtain citizenship in a country with perfect international image in a fast and legal way. The acquired citizenship lasts for a lifetime.

Our Antigua and Barbuda citizenship program provides the benefit of no income, inheritance, or wealth taxes.  The program provides full citizenship for you, your family and future generations.  Our expert team of investment advisors can tailor a solution with consideration of your requirements and investment criteria.  Talk to the Continental Citizenship and start planning your Antigua and Barbuda lifestyle.

About Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is a dual-island country in the Caribbean Sea. Antigua and Barbuda are the two major inhabited islands, and there are a further number of smaller islands. The country is famous for its many beaches. The population number around 100,000, and the capital of St John’s in located on Antigua.

The country was named by Christopher Columbus after he discovered the island in 1493. The official language is English and the culture has been heavily influenced by its years as part of the British Empire. It was under British rule from 1632 to 1981 and then became an independent state. It is still however part of the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship Benefits

  • Citizenship for life for you, your family, and your descendants
  • High level of visa-free which includes Europe’s Schengen Area
  • No need to visit the island to apply for citizenship
  • No wealth tax
  • No inheritance tax
  • No personal income tax
  • Very fast processing time, usually within four months
  • Freedom movement across the CARICOM region
  • Citizenship of a Commonweath country

Program Requirements

There are three options:


  1. Make a US$ 100,000 non-refundable donation to the National Development Fund
  2. Invest US$ 400,000 in qualifying real estate in Antigua and Barbuda for a minimum of five years or a joint investment from two related parties of US$ 200,000 each (until 31st Oct 2018).
  3. Invest US$ 1,500,000 in business (this may be a joint investment with a minimum individual requirement of US$ 400,000)


  • For the NDF contribution, there are government fees for a family up to 4 members of US$25,000. For a family of 5+ the contribution amount is US$125,000 with the addition of government fees of US$25,000 (covers 4 family members) with an extra US$15,000 per additional dependent.
  • For the Real Estate investment, there are government fees for a family up to 4 members ofUS$50,000. For a family of 5+ the contribution amount is an extra US$15,000 per additional dependent.
  • Due dilgence fees are payable for all family members in the application: main applicant and spouse € 7,500; other adults € 4,000; children of 12-17 € 2,000
  • Citizens must spend five days in the first five year period in Antigua and Barbuda in order to qualify for a passport renewal
  • All applicants and their families must have clean criminal records


Continental Citizenship

Continental Citizenship are leading accredited Antigua and Barbuda citizenship advisors. Our expert team of program consultants and residency advisors can assist you in understanding the benefits and steps to securing your Antigua and Barbuda citizenship for investment.

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