Investment Options

Summarised table of the investment options available under the Citizenship by Investment Program

  National Development Fund Real Estate Business Investment
Investment Level $250 000** $400 000 $1.5m+++
Timeframe
Initial application approval 60-90 days
Investment payment Within 30 days after initial approval
Receipt of passport Circa 30 days following completion of investment
Cost
Government fees  
- Investor $50 000** $50 000
- Spouse $50 000 $50 000
- Child 18-25 years $50 000 $50 000
- Child under 18 years $25 000 $25 000
- Parents over 65 years $50 000 $50 000
Due diligence  
- Investor $7 500
- Spouse $7 500
- Child 18-25 years $4 000
- Child 12-18 years $2 000
- Child under 12 years -
- Parents over 65 years $4 000
Passport application $300
Application processing $25 000
Legal fees N/A 3% Variable
Tax
Stamp duty (purchaser) N/A 2.5% Variable
Stamp duty (seller) N/A 7.5% Variable
Annual property tax N/A 0.3%+ Variable
Land tax N/A 0.2%+ Variable
Capital gains tax N/A Exempt Variable
Corporate tax N/A 25% 25%
Tax on rental income N/A 25%++ Variable
Tax on dividends N/A Exempt Exempt

** Limited Time Offer (applications received until 30 April 2016): Reduction of investment contribution from $250 000 to $200 000 and the government processing fee will be $50 000 for the main applicant and his wife respectively and free for up to two dependents.

+ Regional variations & tax incentives apply.

++ On the basis that the citizen is not resident in Antigua for tax purposes.

+++ In the event of a joint venture, the investment capital must be no less than $5m, with each applicant investing no less than $400 000.