The main benefits of obtaining citizenship in Antigua & Barbuda include:
Applicants are required to make a contribution to the National Development Fund (NDF) in the minimum sum of US $100,000 (family of 4 persons) or US $125,000 (5 or more persons). The contribution is in the form of a one-time payment. Government processing fees and due diligence fees apply.
Applicants are required to make an investment in designated and officially approved real estate with a value of at least US $200,000 plus the payment of government processing fees and due diligence fees. Two parties can now make a joint investment of minimum US $200,000 in real estate.
Applicants are required to make an investment in a designated, officially approved business investment. A principal applicant, on his own behalf, makes an investment in an approved business of at least US $1,500,000. A minimum of 2 persons to make a joint investment in an approved business totalling at least US $5,000,000. Each person is required to contribute at least US $400,000 to the joint investment.
Applicants to the Citizenship by Investment Programme who choose this option will be required to make an investment of US$150,000 for a family of six (6) or more (i.e. the minimum number of persons per application is 6). Entitles one member of the family to a one-year scholarship, tuition only, at the University of West Indies.