Holding second citizenship and having a second passport is an opportunity that is sought after by many individuals because of the benefit of gaining access to a whole new way of life. Whether you’re born into or marry into the concept of calling two countries home; you are met with the nationality laws that set the basic citizenship rules for you and your family; including freedom of movement. Many individuals are looking into Caribbean citizenship by investment to easily secure dual citizenship and enjoy the benefits.
There are several Caribbean citizenship by investment programs that can provide you with dual citizenship and Antigua and Barbuda is on that list of countries. Dual citizenship here is a luxury that holds many benefits such as the possession of the Antigua and Barbuda passport, visa-free travel to over 150 countries including the Schengen countries, permanent citizenship in Antigua and Barbuda.
Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program
Relocate Antigua is equipped to guide you throughout the process of obtaining your citizenship through the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP).
The program has been present in several countries including Cyprus, Montenegro, and St Lucia. The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Act 2013 since its inception has been successful in providing citizenship to countless individuals, so your Caribbean dream may not be that far from reach. Residing in Antigua and Barbuda will require some lifestyle changes, but Relocate Antigua are leaders in the guidance and implementation of settling into your new homeland. Get in touch with us for information about transitioning into your new Antiguan lifestyle.
You can gain your Antigua and Barbuda passport by investment in different ways but property investment is a popular choice. The real estate market is on the rise and features several viable properties in expat areas, waiting for an international market.
With a minimum cost of US$400,000 and great choices of property, the Antigua citizenship by investment real estate option serves as a great option.
- Contribution to the NDF- A one-time minimum contribution of US$100,000 to the government’s National Development fund.
- Investment in approved businesses- A minimum investment into government-approved businesses of US$150,000.
- Investment in UWI- A minimum investment of US$150,000 to the UWI.
In addition to the investment, you will be required to pay additional government fees, due diligence fees, and passport fees.
Dependants that will be considered to benefit from the applicant include:
- Spouse of the applicant
- A child of the applicant or the applicant’s spouse who is less than 18 years of age
- A child of the applicant or the applicant’s spouse who is over 18 years of age but is fully supported by the applicant.
- Parents or grandparents of the applicant above the age of 58 who are fully supported by the applicant.
After your application has been approved, you will have your very own Antigua and Barbuda passport which will grant you visa-free travel to more than 150 countries. The passport will be valid for 5 years and will only be considered for renewal if the individual has spent the mandatory 5 days in the country over those five years. So be sure to take full advantage of our leisure services to ensure that your time in Antigua is enjoyable.
Contact us for more information and ideas on how you can spend your 5 days in Antigua.
Applying for the CIP in Antigua and Barbuda does not require much of a transition period. The experts at Relocate Antigua prepare every candidate with the right tools, knowledge, and understanding of their newly established life.