Antigua & Barbuda Ranked as Having Caribbean’s Top Citizenship by Investment Programme

ST JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda, Thursday November 9, 2017 – Antigua and Barbuda is ranked as the Caribbean’s top Citizenship by Investment programme, while Grenada and St. Kitts and Nevis are ranked second and third respectively, according to the Read more


Antigua Observer   The cost for Antigua and Barbuda’s citizenship under the National Development Fund (NDF) has been reduced to US $100,000. The previous price was US $200,000. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Gaston Browne who was speaking in parliament Thursday Read more

Antigua-Barbuda citizenship reduced to US$100,000

  CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW Oct 12th 2017   ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The cost for Antigua and Barbuda’s citizenship under the National Development Fund (NDF) option has been reduced to US$100,000. The previous required contribution was US$200,000.   The announcement was made by Prime Minister Read more


2nd Passports It appears that obtaining a second citizenship is beginning to catch momentum as a global trend. I’ve met several people in just the past week who have obtained multiple passports (more on that in later) but this trend is Read more

Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment

Through the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment program, investors and their immediate family members can directly qualify for citizenship. Antigua and Barbuda, an independent Commonwealth state in the Eastern Caribbean, has a developing economy driven primarily by the tourism industry. The verdant tropical islands Read more

Investment-Based Immigration Opportunities

The twin island nations of Antigua and Barbuda are located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The country boasts stunning beaches, opportunities for yachting, sailing, scuba diving, and snorkeling, as well as golfing, horseback riding and more. Read more

Antigua & Barbuda becomes latest Caribbean country to sell citizenship to international investors

Antigua and Barbuda is joining other Caribbean countries in selling citizenship to international investors. Prime Minister Gaston Brown says the revenue generated by the citizenship-by-investment program will help put the islands "on the road to sustainable growth and development." A foreigner Read more

Antigua and Barbuda Launches Citizenship Program

On October 13, 2013, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Baldwin Spencer, announced the launch of the territory's Citizenship by Investment Program. The prime minister described the program as "an initiative which has the potential to transform the economic Read more

Antigua and Barbuda launches ‘Citizenship by Investment’

Antigua and Barbuda has officially launched a residency for investment – or ‘golden’ – visa. The Prime Minister announced the Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP) late last week. To get a passport and citizenship in Antigua, investors must invest $250,000 to Read more

Antigua & Barbuda launches Citizenship by Investment Program

Antigua & Barbuda has launched its “Citizenship by Investment Program” with Prime Minister saying the initiative is to generate investments and jobs for nationals and to put the twin island-nation on the road to sustainable growth and development. According to Read more

Controversial CIP Bill Passed

Following less than four hours of debate from both sides of the Upper House on a motion to send the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) Bill to committee stage, the contentious bill was passed yesterday following a walkout by the opposition.

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CIP Bill Returned to Senate

The Lower House of Parliament acted to return the controversial Citizenship by Investment Programme Bill to the Senate on Monday.

The CIP Bill was returned to the Upper House by approval of a resolution tabled by Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer.

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Citizenship By Investment Act, 2013 Goes Back To Parliament

Prime Minister the Hon. W. Baldwin Spencer will on Monday during a sitting of the House of Representatives move a motion for the House to adopt a Resolution to return the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Act, 2013 back to Senate.

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Minister of finance still has high hopes for CIP

Even though collecting $32 million this year is doubtful, the minister of finance has said the Citizen by Investment Programme is still beneficial to the country.

In his first interview since the Bill failed to pass through the Senate on February 13, Harold Lovell said much focus is being placed on government’s immediate projections and not the end goal.

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Citizenship bill returns to House

The Citizenship by Investment bill will be re-introduced to the House of Representatives in two weeks, more than 14 days after it was rejected by the Senate.

It is not clear what changes have been made to it, if any, after the bill was snubbed by four Government-appointed senators, leading to a fall-out within the ruling administration.

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AG advises caucus to get CIP on track

A parliamentary caucus just might be the way to get the citizenship by investment legislation back on track.

Attorney General Justin Simon said a “thorough” discussion between government members of parliament and senators should be organised before the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) Bill makes its way back to the Lower House for debate.

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PM Spencer To Present Antigua And Barbuda Citizenship By Investment Programme At Conference In Dubai

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. W. Baldwin Spencer will on Wednesday present Antigua and Barbuda’s Citizenship by Investment Programme at the 6th Global Residence and Citizenship Conference at the Madinat Jumeriah Mina A’Salam Hotel here, which is being attended by hundreds of advisors, tax lawyers, immigration specialists, family offices and trust companies who advise wealthy families internationally on new developments in residence and citizenship planning. Read more

Economic citizenship and possible effects on free movement

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Much has been made of the impact of economic citizenship on Antigua & Barbuda, however, an equally pertinent question is: “Would the region’s move towards the initiative complicate the OECS free-movement mandate?” Read more

Progess with Antigua & Barbuda Economic Citizenship Consultations

Antigua and Barbuda has begun a series of consultations on a proposed Citizenship by Investment programme in the country.

The first of four consultations took place at the end of last week at Antigua’s Multipurpose Cultural and Exhibition Centre.

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Antigua & Barbuda Will Be One Of The Only Caribbean Nations To Offer Citizenship

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Thursday, October 11, 2012 – Antigua and Barbuda could join Dominica and St Kitts and Nevis as the only Caribbean nations to offer wealthy investors citizenship in exchange for them pumping significant capital into the economy.

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