Background

Grant Thornton has two licensed agents – Robert Wilkinson and Charles Walwyn – authorized by the Citizenship by Investment Unit to submit citizenship applications on behalf of potential applicants. To date we have successfully processed more than 200 applications for applicants from all corners of the global. We also provide tax and residency services for our clients, together with company incorporations and advice on all other aspects of living and doing business in Antigua.

Overview

To qualify for citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda under its Citizenship by Investment Program, the Government of Antigua and Barbuda requires either an investment in designated real estate with a value of at least US$400,000 plus payment of various registration and other fees (the Real-Estate Option) or a contribution to the National Development Fund for 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(the NDF Contribution Option). Additionally, an individual can make an investment in an approved business of at least US$1,500,000.00 or at least two (2) persons making a joint investment in such an approved business, totaling at least US$5,000,000.00, each of those persons individually contributing at least US$400,000.00 to the joint investment (the Investment Option).