Situated in the West Indies, the twin islands of Antigua and Barbuda are home to almost 100,000 inhabitants. Famed for its stunning sandy beaches and high-end resorts, Antigua and Barbuda’s tourism industry makes up 80% of the GDP, with financial services being another important sector. The Antiguan Carnival celebrations and Sailing Week draw visitors from across the globe every year.
Citizens of Antigua & Barbuda can travel to over 150 countries including the Schengen Zone, United Kingdom, South Africa, Hong Kong etc.
Eligible investors may apply under different routes including via a minimum investment of US$ 150,000 into the University of West Indies Fund. Note this option is only available to large families starting at six family members applying, and also includes entitlement for one family member to attend the university on a tuition-waiver for one academic year. Applications may also be lodged by investing a minimum of US$ 100,000 into the National Development Fund or investing a minimum of US$ 200,000 into a pre-approved real estate development with a holding period of 5 years.
It is required to spend at least 5 days in Antigua & Barbuda during the first five calendar years after the Citizenship registration.