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• Capital: St John’s
• Population: 100,000
• Area: 442 sq km (170 sq miles)
• Major language: English
• Major religion: Christianity
• Life expectancy: 74 (men) 79 (women)
• Currency: East Caribbean dollar (EC$ or XCD)
• Exchange Rate (as of May 2018): US$ 1.00 = 2.70 EC$ / XCD


Antigua Citizenship & Barbuda’s citizenship by investment program was established in 2012. The country recognizes dual citizenship and provides applicants with the option of a second passport. This allows a number of benefits with visa-free travel to over 120 countries including the U.K, Hong Kong, Singapore and more. Antigua & Barbuda citizens also benefit from tax breaks, with no tax required on worldwide income, opening amazing opportunities for establishing a business in the Caribbean. In order to qualify for the Antiguan citizenship by investment program, the applicant must be over 18 years old and be able to meet the legal requirements of the program. Antigua offers 3 Investments routes for foreign investors interested in applying for its citizenship.

Type of Program Citizenship by investment.
Type of Investment’s Donation to National Development Fund (NDF)
Investment in Real Estate
Business Investment
Minimum Investment

( 1 ) NDF Donation:
Donation (Up to 4 family members): USD 100,000
Donation (Family of 5+ members):USD 125,000

Plus Government Fees:
Processing fees (Up to 4 family members): USD 25,000
Processing fees for each additional dependant: USD 15,000

( 2 ) Real Estate:
US$200,000 each x 2 Investors

Plus Government Fees:
Processing fees (Up to 4 family members): USD 50,000
Processing fees for each additional dependant: USD 15,000

( 3 ) Business investment:
USD 400,000 (group of investors)

Restricted Nationalities: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, N. Korea, Somalia, Sudan & Yemen.

Minimum Stay 5 days (total) in first 5 years only.
Capital Gains Taxes No.
Personal Income Taxes No
Business & Corporate Taxes 25% of net profits. Concessions are available to qualifying companies
Property Taxes  No
Processing Time 4-5 months.
Passport Validity The first passport issued has a 5 year validity to ensure the applicant meets the 5 day residency for renewal & oath taking Thereafter a 10 year passport is issued.
Visa Free Travel 150 Countries


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