National Development Fund (NDF) option

To qualify for citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda under the NDF option, the Government requires a contribution to the National Development Fund of a minimum amount of US$100,000 for a family of up to four (4) persons, which increases to US$125,000 for a family of five (5) or more.

 

In addition to the above investment-option, the following processing and due diligence fees are payable to the Government of Antigua and Barbuda:

Application processing fees payable on filing the application:

  • US$ 25,000 for a family of up to four (4) persons.
  • US$ 15,000 for each additional dependent where the application consists of a family of more than four (4) persons.

Due diligence fees payable on filing the application:

  • US$ 7,500 each for the principal applicant and spouse (if applicable)
  • US$ 4,000 each for each dependent of the principal applicant who is over the age of eighteen years
  • US$2,000 for each dependent child aged twelve to seventeen
  • No due diligence fees are payable for dependent children under age twelve

The Real Estate Option

To qualify for citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda under the real-estate option, the Government requires an investment in designated real estate with a value of at least US$ 400,000 for each principal applicant. Real estate from an approved project qualifies for citizenship; such developments may be residential, tourism, commercial or industrial projects. Real estate buyers should note that there are also purchase costs for legal and conveyance fees of approximately 2 - 4% of the real estate purchase price.

Investment in a Business Option

An investment of a minimum of US$1,500,000 directly into an eligible business, either as a sole investor or via a joint investment involving at least two persons in an eligible business totaling at least US$5,000,000, and each of those persons individually invests at least US$400,000.

For the Real Estate and Investment in a Business options, the following processing and due diligence fees are payable to the Government of Antigua and Barbuda:

Application processing fees payable on filing the application:

  • US$ 50,000 for a family of up to four (4) persons.
  • US$ 15,000 for each additional dependent where the application consists of a family of more than four (4) persons.

Due diligence fees payable on filing the application:

  • US$ 7,500 each for the principal applicant and spouse (if applicable)
  • US$ 4,000 each for each dependent of the principal applicant who is over the age of eighteen years
  • US$2,000 for each dependent child aged twelve to seventeen
  • No due diligence fees are payable for dependent children under age twelve