1. The main applicant must be 18 years and older in order to submit an application. The main applicant can include their spouse, children 0 - 17 years, dependent children 18 - 30 years (provided they're enrolled full-time in university), parents/grandparents 55 years and older, and unmarried siblings.
  2. There are certain restricted countries under the program. Restricted Countries are as follows: Afghanistan, Iran, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan & Yemen.
  3. Individuals from restricted countries, who migrated before the age of maturity to another non-restricted country, and have no economic ties with these restricted nations, will be eligible to apply for the citizenship by Investment program here in Antigua and Barbuda.​​

Antigua and Barbuda has an established Citizenship-by-Investment program that enables you to directly acquire citizenship and a passport through one of four investment options.

The Antigua & Barbuda passport allows visa-free travel to 165 countries. Click here to see the full list of countries.

The qualified representatives at JDW Consulting Ltd will guide you through the citizenship application process, selection of an appropriate investment, property management, tax planning and other requirements for economic citizenship. We ensure that your Citizenship-by-Investment application proceeds quickly and efficiently.

The investment options under the Antigua & Barbuda CIP program are outlined below:

  1. Donating to the National Development Fund (NDF): An investment is to be made by the applicant of USD100,000 for families of up to four (4) persons or USD125,000 for families consisting of five (5) persons or more.
  2. Investing in Real Estate: A minimum investment of USD$200,000 is to be made by the applicant in an approved real estate project.
  3. Investing in a Business:
    • ​​A single applicant can propose to make an investment in an approved business of an amount no less than USD1,500,000 on their own behalf.
    • An application can be made by at least two individuals proposing to make a joint investment in an approved business with a minimum investment amount of US$5,000,000, with each of those applicants individually agreeing to the contribution of at least USD400,000 to the joint investment.
  4. Investing in Education: A minimum investment of USD150,000 is to be made into the University of the West Indies (Antigua campus). This option is for a family of six (6) or more. 


  1. Freedom: Visa-free travel to 165 countries
  2. Security: Protection for you and your family in an uncertain world
  3. Tax Advantages: No personal income tax, no corporate tax on exempt companies, no capital gains tax or inheritance tax 
  4. Privacy: Additional banking confidentiality and diversification
  5. Convenience: For as little as USD100,000 + fees, one can acquire full citizenship rights
  6. Enjoy the privileges of residency: A passport from Antigua & Barbuda affords one all the rights of a national; live and work without restriction.
  7. Lower your risk exposure to terrorists: Citizens of some countries are targeted more than others.  An Antigua & Barbuda passport can allow travelers the freedom of travel with a significantly improved sense of safety.
  8. Make travel privacy a reality: An Antigua & Barbuda passport allows you to determine the level of privacy you would like with your travels.  You can avoid being placed under unnecessary scrutiny because of your travel interests and cultural curiosity.
  9. Open new travel opportunities: Visas may be denied to average travelers of a particular nationality for various reasons, including travel restrictions, trade sanctions, or political disturbances.  Avoid such inconveniences with an Antigua & Barbuda passport.

Other benefits include greater security for business purposes; additional banking privacy; and investment opportunities.  Whatever your reasons for seeking a second citizenship, you will find it valuable to expand your horizons beyond one country.

Once you're ready to apply for citizenship, one of our advisors will guide you through the application process and assist you with the necessary forms and supporting documents.