PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

There are three options for the Citizenship by Investment Program available to clients, namely investment through the National Development Fund, Real Estate or a Business Investment.

Applicants will be required to confirm one of the above investment options. Thereafter it is required as part of the regulatory process to conduct an initial inquiry on each applicant. Following this, a more comprehensive government application form is completed and supporting documents obtained to submit to the approving body, Citizen by Investment Unit (CIU) for processing.

On submission of the fully completed application form, with all supporting documentation to the CIU, the applicant is required to pay the full government Due Diligence fees along with 10% of the government Processing fees which are non-refundable.  Within 90 days of the submission of an application, the CIU will notify the Agent in writing on behalf of the applicant that the application has been approved, denied or delayed for whatever reason.

Government Fees
National Development Fund Option

Processing Fees Single Applicant $25,000.00
Processing Fees Family of up to 4 persons $25,000.00
Processing Fees Family of 5 persons or more $25,000.00 for family of 4 persons
& $15,000.00 for each additional family member
Contribution single applicant
& family of 4 persons
$200,000.00
Contribution family of 5 persons or more $250,000.00
Due Diligence $7,500.00 for applicant
$7,500.00 for spouse
$2,000.00 per dependent 12-17
$4,000.00 per dependent 18 and over

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government Fees
Real Estate and Business Investment

Processing Fees Single Applicant $50,000.00
Processing Fees Family of up to 4 persons $50,000.00
Processing Fees Family of 5 persons or more $50,000.00 for family of 4 persons
& $15,000.00 for each additional family member
Contribution $400,000.00
Due Diligence $7,500.00 for applicant
$7,500.00 for spouse
$2,000.00 per dependent 12-17
$4,000.00 per dependent 18 and over

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Processing Fees

Passport Fees  (All Applicants)  $300.00

Within 30 days of approval notification, the balance of the Government Processing fees and Investment Contribution should be paid to the CIU.

For the Real Estate option, applicants will have 30 days from approval notification to complete full payment to vendor along with all required disbursements to enable Title to be registered in the applicant’s name.

The passport is issued for a period of 5 years. Approved applicants are required to spend a minimum of 35 days, over a 5 year period in Antigua and Barbuda in order for a passport to be renewed.

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