The property purchased must be minimum USD $200,000 in a pre-approved real estate development area. The property must be owned and maintained for a minimum of 5 years.
A binding purchase and sale agreement must be signed with the developer of an approved project, which will be subject to the granting of the citizenship application.
Beneficial ownership of real estate is permissible through a non-profit company provided that the company has issued all of its authorized shares to the applicant(s), is established and is in good standing under the laws of Antigua and Barbuda, is not an exempt or offshore entity and submits irrefutable evidence as to its beneficial ownership, which evidence shall be certified by the Registrar of Companies.
Property registration, processing fees, and taxes must be paid in addition to the property purchase. Each applicant included in the application must also pay the following:
|Investment Commitment||USD $200,000 minimum|
Due Diligence Fees
|Principal Applicant||USD $7,500|
|Child aged 12-17 years||USD $2,000|
|Child aged 18-28 years||USD $4,000|
|Parent aged over 58 years||USD $4,000|
Government Processing Fees
|Government Processing Fees for family up to 4 members||USD $30,000|
|Each additional family member over 5 members||USD $15,000|
|Passport Fee/Forms – Indicative||USD $300|
|Closing fees (legal, stamp duties, property inspection) – Indicative||1 to 2.0% of purchase price|
Please Note: Gov’t Processing fee are paid to The Citizenship by Investment Unit. (10%) is due at the time of submission of the application with the balance due upon approval of the application
With application approval and the Investments and Government Processing fees payments made and received, a Certificate of Registration will be issued for the both the primary applicant and their family members which will be submitted to the passport office with their application and any accompanying documentation. Passports are issues three weeks after. Upon completion, we will forward your Passports and Citizenship Certificate document to you.
On the first occasion that you visit Antigua and Barbuda, you can take the oath or affirmation of allegiance or you can visit an Embassy, High Commission, or Consular Office of Antigua and Barbuda to fulfill the requirement to take the oath or affirmation of allegiance.