Antigua and Barbuda

Citizenship by Investment

Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment


The Eastern Caribbean island of Antigua and Barbuda is known for its lush tropical climate and inviting lifestyle.

The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program provide opportunities for high-net-worth families of entering European and Caribbean markets, as well as visa-free entry to key Asian financial centers.




Time to citizenship

4-6 months

Visa-free travel

166 countries and regions

Passport rank

30th in the world

Residency requirement

No residency requirements


No worldwide taxation or inheritance tax

Established time

Citizenship program launched in 2013


November 13, 2023, CIU officially announced the commencement of mandatory interviews for citizenship applicants.


All citizenship by investment applications submitted to the Unit from 15th December, 2023, will be required to undergo interviews.

Interviews will be conducted for all principal applicants and their dependents, who are 16 years and above, at a cost of US$1,500 per application.

For identification purposes, all members of the application are required to be present at the interview along with the identification documents submitted with their application.

These interviews will be conducted virtually by independent service providers contracted by the Unit for this purpose.


Investment Options


To obtain citizenship in Antigua and Barbuda, you can choose the  options:


1. Business Investment


Obtain naturalized citizenship by investing in existing or proposed businesses approved by the Antigua’s Citizenship by Investment Unit.


2. National Development Fund (NDF) 

Acquisition of citizenship under the NDF investment option requires a contribution to the National Development Fund in the minimum sum of US$100,000 per application.

a. For a single applicant, or a family of 4 or less: $100,000

b. Family of 5 or more: $125,000 


The Verandah Estates

The Verandah Estates is a project that approved by the government where applicants are eligible to apply for the Citizenship in Antigua and Barbuda by investing $200,000 in the project.


This fabulous luxury villa is located in the best spot on the island which is just a 30 minutes distance from Antigua’s international airport and 30 minutes to the capital city of St.John’s.  It is the only resort on the island where every unit includes a luxurious private plunge pool with breathtaking views. Verandah Estates is surrounded by the natural rugged beauty of Devil’s Bridge National Park and its stunning turquoise blue-beaches, this has become a popular landmark in Antigua with the newest and most dynamic development.


With quaint restaurants, shops, and a brand-new eco-friendly hotel being constructed within the community, everything you desires is at your fingertips.


Program Benefits

Being able to include spouses, children, parents and grandparents in the application.

Quick airline to the U.S and Europe. 

Certain rights in U.K and other Commonwealth member states.