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Fees

In addition to the funding of the selected investment option, additional fees are payable by each family member. These comprise of the following:

Government Fee

The fees applicable are stated in the table below. 10% of the government fee is payable (and non-refundable) upon submission of your application with the balance due following receipt of an approval letter sent to the authorised agent who submitted the application. A government fee is charged for each family member.

Due Diligence Fee

All applications are subject to rigorous due diligence to ensure that only meritorious applicants are granted citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda. The due diligence fee is charged for each family member above the age of 11 years as prescribed in the table below. The due diligence fee is payable upon submission of the application by the appointed agent and is non-refundable.

Passport Fee

Each family member is required to pay the sum outlined for issuance of their passport.

Schedule of Fees

The National Development Fund (NDF)

Processing fees $25,000 $25,000 for a family of up to 4 persons $25,000 for a family of 4 with incremental payments of $15,000 for each additional dependent.
Contribution $100,000 $100,000 $125,000
Due Diligence $7,500 $7,500 + $7,500 for spouse,
$2,000 per dependent 12-17,
$4,000 per dependent 18 and over
$7,500 + $7,500 for spouse,
$2,000 per dependent 12-17,
$4,000 per dependent 18 and over

* Other fees payable include passport fees. These fees are subject to change.
* All fees quoted are in US dollars

The Real Estate and Business Investment options

Processing fees $50,000 $50,000 for a family of up to 4 persons $50,000 for a family of up to 4 persons with incremental payments of $15,000 for each additional dependent.
Contribution $400,000 $400,000 $400,000
Due Diligence $7,500 $7,500 + $7,500 for spouse,
$2,000 per dependent 12-17,
$4,000 per dependent 18 and over
$7,500 + $7,500 for spouse,
$2,000 per dependent 12-17,
$4,000 per dependent 18 and over

* Other fees payable include passport fees. These fees are subject to change.
* All fees quoted are in US dollars

Due Diligence and passport fees

*USD *ECD
Principal applicant $7,500 $20,250
Spouse $7,500 $20,250
Dependent child aged 0-11 $0 $0
Dependent child aged 12-17 $2,000 $5,400
Dependent aged 18-25 $4,000 $10,800
Dependent parent aged 65 and over $4,000 $10,800
Passport fee – each person $300 $810

*Please Note: ECD = Eastern Caribbean Dollars and USD = United States Dollars

Agents Fees

All applications must be submitted to the CIU by a licensed agent. Our Agent’s processing fees are as follows:

 

     
    Fees for Individuals
(a) Single Applicant US$7,500.00
(b) Family (father, mother + 2 dependents) US$10,000.00
(c) Additional Dependents US$2,500.00

Final Step

The Citizenship by Investment Unit will notify the Licensed Agent of the status of the application once processing is complete. Successful applicants will be required within 30 days of notification of approval to pay the balance of the Government processing fees and take the necessary steps to complete their investment. Successful applicants will also be required to take an oath of allegiance and will receive information as to the steps to be pursued for the issuance of their Antigua and Barbuda passport.

Successful applicants will be required to spend at least 5 days in Antigua and Barbuda during the five year period after being registered as a citizen. The passport issued to a successful applicant will be valid for a period of 5 years and will be considered for renewal subject to the recipient having spent the required time in Antigua and Barbuda over the five (5) year period.