Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua & Barbuda

  • Two-island nation in the Caribbean Sea
  • Capital city of St. John’s is located on Antigua
  • Achieved independence from Britain in 1981
  • Currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar
  • Economy based mainly on tourism (over half the GDP), plus investment banking and financial services, and manufacturing.
  • Antigua’s medical university attracts many students
  • Population of over 81,800
  • Total area of 440 km²

Investment Program

  • Program’s purpose is to attract desirable investors who will make a substantial contribution to Antigua & Barbuda.
  • Investment funds contribute to the development of the nation
  • Allows applicants to invest in Antigua & Barbuda and receive citizenship with a minimal residency requirement.

Program Benefits

  • Citizenship of a British Commonwealth country
  • Visa-free travel to many countries worldwide
  • Dual citizenship permitted
  • Children may avoid military service in their home country
  • Off-shore bank accounts, investments, and Antigua incorporated companies give unique opportunities for business and tax planning.
  • Passports received in approximately 4-6 months

Applicant Criteria

  • Dependent children must be under age 25, fully dependent on the principal applicant, and unmarried.
  • Dependent parents or grandparents must be over age 65, living with and financially dependent on the principal applicant.
  • No minimum net worth, no education requirement, no maximum age limit, no business experience needed, and no interview.
  • Must spend 35 days in Antigua and Barbuda in the 5 years following citizenship issuance (approx. 1 week/year) Investment options (fees extra):
  • Contribute to the National Development Fund (US $200,000); OR
  • Invest in a government-approved real estate development project (US $400,000); OR
  • Invest in an eligible business (US $1,500,000)

Visa-Free Travel

  • Visa-free travel to the United Kingdom
  • Visa-free travel to the European Union
  • Visa-free travel to Canada
  • Visa-free travel to Hong Kong
  • Visa-free travel to many other countries worldwide
  • Visas for the United States are easily obtained


*Information accurate at the time of print. For latest information on this program, discuss with your Polinsys counselor +1 905 2795555