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Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment
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Overview of Antigua And Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda is an independent Commonwealth twin island state in the Eastern Caribbean Americas with a strong economic and political stability and one of the premium destinations in the Caribbean. With some 365 beaches of clean turquoise waters and considered to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. As a result, tourism is the key driver of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), with key target markets being the U.S., Canada and Europe.Antigua and Barbuda is a member of the United Nations, the British Commonwealth, Caricom and the Organisation of American States (OAS).
- Holders of the Antigua and Barbuda passport enjoy visa free travel to approximately 130 countries, including the U.K., Singapore, Hong Kong and the EU Schengen area.
- It is a top investment destination sought after by many famous celebrities like Robert De Niro, Oprah Winfrey and Armani as well as ultra-high net worth individuals looking for a second passport.
- The passport will be valid for a period of 5 years and will be considered for renewal subject to the recipient having spent a total of 5 days in Antigua and Barbuda, since gaining citizenship, within the 5 year period.
About Antigua And Barbuda
|St. John’s||440 km²||100,963||English & local dialects|
|CURRENCY:||EXCHANGE RATE:||GDP – PER CAPITA (2016):||GDP – TOTAL (2016):|
|East Caribbean Dollars (XCD)||1 USD = 2.7 XCD||USD 14,353||USD 1.449 billion|
The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program is one of the top-rated options for obtaining new citizenship and a second passport.
The Citizenship by Investment Program was established following parliamentary approval and can be found in Section 6 of the Citizenship by Investment Act, 2013 (Act No. 2 of 2013). The Act was amended in 2014 and is compounded by the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Regulations.
The Citizenship by Investment Program requires a person to make a stipulated economic contribution to the Country through either a donation to the National Development Fund (NDF) or in a Government approved real estate project. In exchange, and subject to stringent application procedures, including thorough background checks, the applicants and their families are granted citizenship.
Immediate Visa free Travel
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Bosnia and Herzegovina
* Visa-free travel countries for ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA passport holders are: (The list of visa free travel countries is subject to governmental changes)
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