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Cost of Antigua and Barbuda citizenship reduced through purchase of real estate

2 May 2018

Cost of Antigua and Barbuda citizenship reduced through purchase of real estate
Introduction:
 
Antigua and Barbuda citizenship by investment program (CIP) offers lifetime citizenship and passport to foreign investors who invest in the country. The passport initially issued with 5 year validity can be renewed.
 
Antigua and Barbuda citizenship and passport offers visa free travel to over 130 countries including EU Shengen, United Kingdom (UK) and more.
 
Benefits
 
  • Quick approval of citizenship (The processing time is fast within 3-6 months).
  • Access to over 130 countries, including the United Kingdom, the Shengen Area within the European Union, and Hong Kong.
  • Possibility to include dependent parents.
  • Inclusion of dependent children.
  • No interview, education or managerial experience required.

Investment options


Investors can choose from a number of options to qualify for the program:

1. National Development Fund Contribution or Charitable Donation

Investors may choose to make a monetary contribution of US$100,000 (from November 1st, 2017) to the National Development Fund or an approved charity.

2. Real Estate Investment

Applicants may buy property valued at a minimum of US$400,000 in a preapproved real estate development area. The investment must be maintained for a minimum of 5 years. Property registration, processing fees , stamps and taxes must be paid in addition to the property purchase.

3. Business Establishment

Applicants may invest US$1.5 million to set up a business. Two or more applicants may make a joint business investment with an individual threshold of at least US$400,000 and a total investment of at least US$5 million.

What is new in Antigua and Barbuda citizenship by investment program?
 
In the coming weeks Antigua and Barbuda government will be reducing their investment cost for the real estate option by 50%. This will make Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP) not only one of the best within the Caribbean countries in terms of quality, but it will also make it the most competitive program in the Caribbean.
 
Antigua and Barbuda citizenship by investment program will be offering:
 
  • Preferred shares at US$200,000 for the required 5 year holding period;
  • Fractional ownership of titled real estate starting at US$220,000;
  • Full title ownership starting at US$440,000.

Next step:

Obtaining a second citizenship and passport not only offers freedom from territorial restrictions, but greater safety and security for successful applicants and their family. The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program is a top choice for Middle Eastern nationals, largely due to the program’s affordability and credibility.
 
For more information on the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program (CBI Program), please click here.

For the Citizenship by Investment Programs comparison table, please click here.

To compare St Kitts vs. Antigua vs. Grenada vs. St Lucia vs. Dominica, please click here .

Fill out our Free Assessment to see if you qualify for any of the immigration programs offered.
 

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