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Antigua & 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 United States, Canada and Europe. Antigua and Barbuda is a member of the United Nations, the British Commonwealth, Caricom and the Organization of American States (OAS).

Economic Citizenship Programs

Donation into Economic Development Fund EDF

(Starting from) USD 100,000 for single applicant USD 200,000 for a family of 4 members

Real Estate Investment

(Starting from) USD 400,000 for full ownership

Family Dependents

Children under certain age & conditions (under 31 years old) Parents above certain age & under condition (above 55 years old) (included in same application)


Visa Free Countries (Including UK, Schengen Area, Hong Kong)

Time Frame

4 - 6 Months

Types of Investment

Program 1 – Donation Options

Non-Refundable Donation to the country through the National Development Fund, NDF.
$ 100,000 Statring from
  • Donation amount for family of up to 4: USD 100,000 (or USD 125,000 for family of 5 or more)
  • Government Processing Fees: Family of 1 to 4 persons - USD 25,000 Each additional dependent** - USD 15,000

Program 2 –Real Estate Options

Government Approved Real Estate investment in Antigua & Barbuda which must be kept for 5 years
$ 400,000 Statring from
  • Government Approved Real Estate: (Starting from) USD - 400,000
    (plus tax)
  • Government processing Fees: Family of 1 to 4 persons - USD 50,000 Each additional dependent** - USD 15,000

Due Diligence Fees*:



Main applicant

USD 7,500


USD 7,500

Per dependent**child 12/17 years

 USD 2,000

Per dependent** child 18/25

USD 4,000

* In some cases, an enhanced due diligence may be required, depending on the citizenship the applicant holds and other personal circumstances



** Child: If financially fully dependent on main applicant and studying full timefor higher education under 26 years old

** Parent: If financially fully dependent on main applicant and above 65 years old


All application fees charged by the government of Antigua and Barbuda and by ACE are subject to changes, these fees depend on the number of applicants and complexity of the process. Please contact our office if you have any question or need further information. ACE’s advisory fees are based on the number of the applicants, country of origin, residence and other retained services, as well as the services and legal fees related to the submission of the citizenship and passport application for applicants. Therefore ACE ’s fees are not mentioned on the brochures. The advisory and legal fees are non-refundable. The timeline is indicative, an estimate provided for information purposes only. Processing, time and cost will vary depending on a number of contributing factors. ACE is not responsible for any changes to the estimates; we can provide specific time and cost estimates on an individual basis. Please contact our office for more up-to-date information. Please note that any additional disbursement fees are charged to the applicant.

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