The largest of the English-speaking Leeward Islands attracts visitors with its mesmerizing beaches of the finest white sand and azure waters. Join the celebrities who have chosen the island as a place for winter homes and neighbor with Oprah Winfrey, Eric Clapton, and many more.

Why Choose Antigua & Barbuda

The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program was designed and implemented by Henley & Partners under a government mandate in 2012. The program is appealing to applicants seeking alternative citizenship through acquiring desirable properties or by contributing to the islands’ National Development Fund.

Benefits of a Portuguese golden visa

Antigua & Barbuda recognizes dual citizenship, which can prove advantageous for business expansion and tax relief. Other benefits include the following:

  • No interview, education or managerial experience required.
  • No tax on worldwide income.
  • Visa-free travel to more than 100 countries, including the Schengen zone, the U.K., Hong Kong, Singapore and more.
  • Application processing within three to four months.
  • Inclusion of dependent children under 28 and dependent parents or grandparents over 58.
  • No requirement to travel to Antigua & Barbuda during the application process.

Requirements of Antigua and Barbuda citizenship by investment

Antigua & Barbuda’s Citizenship by Investment Programme was established in 2012. Individuals born in countries on Antigua & Barbuda’s restricted countries’ list (Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Somalia,Yemen, Sudan) but who have migrated before the age of majority and/or have maintained permanent residence in Canada, The United Kingdom, The United States of America, Australia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and The United Arab Emirates for a period of not less than 10 years and maintain no economic ties to any restricted country may qualify for application.

To qualify for citizenship applicants must fulfill one of the investment options below in addition to meeting the following criteria:

  • Be of outstanding character.
  • Hold no criminal record.
  • Have excellent health.
  • Have a high personal net worth.
  • Reside with the family members who are included in the application in the country for a minimum of 5 days within a period of five years.

Investment Options

The government adopted the citizenship by investment programme as one of the mechanisms to promote economic growth, attract developments, increase foreign direct investment to the country, support the development of infrastructure and provide for a sustainable future. As a result, investors can choose from several options to qualify for the programme.

  • National Development Fund Contribution or Charitable Donation High net worth individuals may choose to make a monetary contribution of US$100,000 to the National Development Fund or an approved charity.
  • Real Estate Investment Applicants may purchase property valued at a minimum of US$400,000 in a preapproved real estate development area. (change 400,000 to 220,000)

About Antigua & Barbuda

Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Altantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico


Saint John’s






East Caribbean dollars (XCD), tied to USD

Country Process


Client shares passport copies for pre-screening


Once cleared, we prepare a retainer agreement for signing


Alpha Immigration assists client with preparation of document


We submit files to insert country name citizenship by investment unit


Government due-diligence process takes place


Government issues an approval letter, upon successful clearances


Donation or investment amount is settled by the client


Citizenship document or passport is issued and received by Alpha Immigration Associates

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Get in touch with us to learn more about citizenship by investment and residence by investment programs, or even to learn more about us — we’re ready to answer any and all of your questions!

Registered Address

API Trio Office Tower, Office Suite 2701, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE

Registered Address

API Trio Office Tower, Office Suite 2701, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE

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