Antigua and Barbuda is an independent Commonwealth country comprising its 2 namesake islands and several smaller ones. Positioned where the Atlantic and Caribbean meet. It's known for reef-lined beaches, rainforests, and resorts. Its English Harbour is a yachting hub and the site of historic Nelson's Dockyard.

 

Antigua and Barbuda is a constitutional monarchy with an English-style parliamentary government system. It is governed by a governor and parliamentary democracy appointed by  Queen Elizabeth II. The islands, with approximately 365 turquoise beaches, are tropical and considered one of the most beautiful. Tourism accounts for about 60% of the island's income, with the most tourists from the USA, Canada, and Europe.

 

Total Area: 440 km2

The Island Population is slightly less than 100,000.

The spoken language is English.

The local currency EC $ is pegged to the US dollar (EC $ 2.60 = the US $ 1) and can be obtained from banks or ATMs across the island.

National Income Per Capita: $ 29,298

Climate: Tropical

Antigua offers dual citizenship and passport holdings with various investment options:

  • Donation - The minimum donation amount is $100,000 and goes to the National Development Fund (NDF). This donation covers the principal applicant and up to three family members (a spouse and two children). For a family of five or more, the contribution increases to $ 125,000. Processing fees: US$30,000  

  • The second option is to purchase real estate - to get a minimum investment of $ 200,000 in real estate located in a government-approved development zone. You must hold the property for at least five years. Example: For a single applicant, or a family of 4 or lessProcessing fees: US$30,000For a family of 5 or more: Processing Fees: US$15,000 for each additional dependent

  • Donate a minimum non-refundable US $ 150,000 to West Indies University. Also, a member can study at the University of West Indies University for one year free of charge. This is the most cost-effective family program available anywhere in the world.

  • To make a collective, multi-partner investment where each member’s minimum contribution is $400,000, and the total contribution is $ 5 million.

Children up to the age of 28 and dependent parents over the age of 58 may be included in the application. The passport will be valid for five years. It will be renewed provided that the recipient has spent a total of 5 days in Antigua and Barbuda within five years after acquiring citizenship. Processing applications is fast; usually, within 3-4 months, a second passport is received. There is no interview for the Antigua citizenship program, and there is no need to travel to the country to complete the application. Consulting and Mediustour LLC fee: $ 12,500.

Advantages

  • With the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program, citizens are only taxed on income and wealth earned and earned in Antigua and Barbuda’s states. No tax is paid on income received from abroad and existing real estate. It is an island without death taxes, property taxes, or capital gains taxes.

  • No overseas income or capital taxes in Antigua and Barbuda

  • Antigua and Barbuda’s citizens are entitled to visa-free travel to more than 160 countries, including the EU Schengen countries, the UK, Ireland, and Switzerland.

  • Applicants are able to include a spouse, dependent children under 31 (as well as their spouse and children), parents and grandparents aged 55 and over, and unmarried siblings of the main applicant and/or their spouse of any age, as well as to add dependents after they have been granted citizenship.

  • Your second citizenship can be passed onto future generations.

  • There is no language requirement.

  • Antigua and Barbuda is a member of the Commonwealth, entitling citizens to certain privileges in the UK and other member states

  • You can settle down and establish a business as you wish.

  • A nation is an attractive place to live or to own a second home in, with excellent air links to North America and Europe

Sample investment project:

Imagine a home away from home, located in the heart of one of the most exclusive places in the Caribbean, overlooking some of the world’s most beautiful yachts. Add a beachfront restaurant, pool, and sports facilities. Keep it maintenance-free and open all year round and provide an annual return on investment. One-bedroom apartments start at $ 299,000.

You can earn an annual income by investing in this beautiful holiday place. For more details on this, please contact us.