Caribbean Citizenship by Investment Program
In March 2013, both houses of Parliament passed the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program, which allows foreign investors to obtain citizenship within certain criterions. Ever since, the initiative has earned a slew of applicants and has given citizenship to a number of high-net-worth individuals. Applicants can gain permanent residency and a visa without having to live in the country or renounce their citizenship. Applicants are granted permanent citizenship and a visa without needing to live in the country or renounce their existing citizenship.
Antigua and Barbuda, is a twin island country situated between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It is among the Caribbean’s most stable and largest countries. Since 1981, the country has been a member of the Commonwealth, and English is the official language. Its serene beaches, spectacular scenery, and vibrant atmosphere make it one of the Caribbean’s most popular vacation spots.
Applicants must provide the following documentation as part of the KYC (Know Your Customer) process:
Antigua passport holder can travel to more than 160 countries without requiring a visa, including the EU and Schengen countries, Hong Kong and Singapore.
It takes between 3 to 6 months to acquire Antigua and Barbuda passport.
Dependent children under the age of 28 and senior dependent parents over the age of 58 can be included on the application.
A certificate of registration of Antigua and Barbuda citizenship will be issued and submitted to the passport office. The authorized agent will share your passports and Citizenship Certificate to you.
The Antigua passport will be valid for 5 years and can be renewed for 10 years depending on all requirements provided, which includes a minimum of five days spent in the country during this period after becoming a citizen.