Antigua and Barbuda is an independent Commonwealth state in the Eastern Caribbean. With some 365 beaches of clean turquoise waters, the lush tropical islands of Antigua and Barbuda are an inviting paradise and considered to be one of the most beautiful places in the world.
Antigua and Barbuda is a member of the United Nations, the British Commonwealth, and Organization of American States (OAS) among many other international organizations. Holders of the Antigua and Barbuda passport enjoy visa free travel to approximately 132 countries, includes Hong Kong, Singapore, U.K. and the Schengen Area.
The Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) was established by the Honorable Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and is the Government authority responsible for processing all applications for Agent’s Licenses, and all applications for Citizenship by Investment by applicants and their family.
The National Development Fund (NDF)
Acquisition of citizenship under the NDF investment option requires a contribution to the National Development Fund in the minimum sum of US$200,000 per application. The contribution is in the form of a one-time payment.
The primary applicant may include spouse, dependent children and dependent parents over 65 years of age within the application with no additional NDF contribution required, although government and due diligence fees will be payable per each individual which is outlined within the separate excel sheet provided.
Reduction in NDF
The government of Antigua and Barbuda on Thursday October 12, 2017 announced its intention to reduce the investment threshold for National Development fund (NDF) by 50% from USD 200,000 to USD 100,000 for a family of up to 4 persons and from USD250, 000 to USD 125,000 for a family of 5 and over. The aforementioned policy adjustment has been taken after an extensive market research and an overall assessment of the program’s market share in the industry and will come in effect on Wednesday November 1, 2017 . All the previous processing and due diligence fees will remain unchanged
Contact Mahandru Associates for a confidential one on one consultation to avail this exceptional citizenship by investment program
Visit the Offical Website of Antigua and Barbuda CBIU for more details: www.cip.gov.ag