December 3, 2018
A few days ago, the Antigua and Barbuda Immigration Department released statistics which show that in the first half of 2018 the program received the highest volume of applications in it’s history, growing by 49% YOY compared to the same period in the preceding year.
This dramatic increase is no doubt due to the introduction & subsequent extension of the “Limited Time Offer” on the contributory option of the citizenship programme, which makes the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP) one of the cheapest in the world. Investors must note that this is a “limited time offer” & will be terminated sometime in late 2019. Hence, investors who wish to take advantage of this program must choose to apply at an early date.
Amongst the more popular investment options, the donation route has been the most popular, with real estate & business investment the other preferred options. Antigua & Barbuda has also recently introduced two changes in its CIP, which are –
1. Accepting payments in currencies other than the US Dollar
2. Introduction of a fourth investment option i.e. the “University Option”.
The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship Program has recently garnered many applications from new jurisdictions around the world & continues to grow in popularity.
Antigua and Barbuda is a twin-island nation located between the Caribbean Sea & the Atlantic Ocean in the West Indies. It’s strategic location & physical beauty has earned it the title “Gem of the Caribbean”. It’s citizenship program, which was passed by parliament in April, 2013, currently grants citizenship to individuals & their eligible family members in exchange for specified quantum of investments in any one of the following 4 categories :
● Donation to the National Development Fund (NDF),
● Investment in government approved real estate projects,
● Investment in business, and
● Investment in the “University of West Indies Fund”
Contact Us to know which investment category is best suited for you & how you can benefit from the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program.