Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship Program

The Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP) was established following parliamentary assent to the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Regulations 2014. These provisions allow the government to operate a program under which citizenship is granted to persons who qualify under criteria set by parliamentary decision.


National Development Fund (NDF)

The National Development Fund (NDF) is a non-profit fund established under section 42(2) of the Finance Administration Act 2006 for the purpose of funding government sponsored projects, including public-private partnerships and approved charitable investments. To qualify for citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda under the Antigua and Barbuda National Development Fund (NDF) option, the primary applicant must be over 18 years of age, meet the application requirements and make a contribution to the National Development Fund (NDF) of a minimum non-refundable amount of US$ 250,000. Applications received for the NDF investment option will receive a reduction on the investment contribution from US$250,000.00, to US$ 200,000 and the government processing fees will be US$ 50,000 for principal applicant and spouse respectively and free for up to two dependents. The offer is valid until 1st May 2016 for a family application of up to four persons.

Real Estate Option

The Real Estate option allows you to make an investment of at least US$ 400,000 into one of the approved real estate projects and to be held for a minimum period of 5 years. Two or more applicants who have executed a binding Sales and Purchase Agreement may apply jointly for citizenship by investment provided that each applicant contributes the minimum investment.

Business Investment

The Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) shall after consultation with the Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority (ABIA) approve businesses, whether existing or proposed, for the purposes of investment in business under the Citizenship by Investment Program. The two business investment options are:

  • Where a person proposes to make an investment in an approved business of at least US$ 1,500,000 on their own behalf.
  • At least two persons propose to make a joint investment in such an approved business totaling at least US$ 5,000,000 and each of those persons individually propose to contribute at least US$ 400,000 to the joint investment an application or application for Citizenship by Investment may be submitted on his, her or their behalf through an agent

Contact Us

Koi Building, 2nd Floor
Golden Rock
Airport Road
St. Kitts

Tel: (869) 465-0051
Fax: (869) 466-4205

Citizenship By Investment Programs