There are three ways to get citizenship through investment in Antigua and Barbuda:
-Real estate investment of a least $400,000 (£308,452).
-A donation to the National Development Fund of $250,000 (£192,782).
-A $1.5 million (£1.2 million) investment in an existing but newly-created business venture.
Latest news from Antigua and Barbuda:
ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Fugitive Indian businessman Mehul Choksi has sued the Antigua and Barbuda government in an apparent attempt to pre-empt consideration of an extradition request made by Indian authorities. Choksi, an economic citizen of Antigua and Barbuda, is wanted by the judicial authorities in India for his alleged involvement in a $1.8 billion […]
By LK Hewlett BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) –The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority, the highest decision-making body of the nine-member sub-regional bloc, has responded to the recent Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) report that listed five of its members for tax evasion concerns with regard their citizenship by investment (CBI) programmes. […]
By LK Hewlett BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — Transparency International, a global anti-corruption organization, has urged the European Union to review its visa-free agreements with those Caribbean jurisdictions that operate citizenship by investment (CBI) programmes. In a recent report Transparency International said, “In light of the risks of admitting the corrupt and the criminal, the […]
PARIS, France — On Tuesday, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released a report flagging 21 nations on a list whose citizenship by investment (CBI) programmes threaten international efforts to combat tax evasion. Three European countries – Malta, Monaco and Cyprus – are among those nations flagged as operating high-risk schemes that sell […]
ST JOHN’S, Antigua — In a statement on Wednesday, the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) in Antigua rejected a claim made by online publications that a person named Jabir Motiwala, also known as Moti and Jabir Siddiq, was given Antigua and Barbuda citizenship “as part of the country’s citizenship by investment programme”. “The claim is […]
LONDON, England — Caribbean nations lead today’s growing citizenship by investment industry, with Dominica’s programme crowned best in the world for the second year running in the latest special report by FT publication, PWM. Professional Wealth Management (PWM) — a publication from the Financial Times — released the 2018 CBI Index, ranking the world’s active […]
ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed to manage a new 132-acre oceanfront resort at Half Moon Bay, Antigua, set to open in 2021. Rosewood Half Moon Bay will accommodate guests in 47 pavilion-style suites which include an ultra-luxurious three-bedroom presidential suite. The hotel’s innovative architecture is guided by an Eastern […]
By Datu Matthew Pajares Yngson DCPS KCR FRSA The recent announcements of Moldova and Montenegro in joining the world of citizenship by investment have definitely rocked the boat. They have made the leap to compete with Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts and Nevis and Saint Lucia in the citizenship by investment industry. For […]
ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Antigua and Barbuda prime minister, Gaston Browne, says that he entirely welcomes the initiative to inquire into whether the citizenship by investment programmes (CIPs), operated by four Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member states, make it mandatory for applicants to be vetted by agencies such as CARICOM’s Implementation agency for […]
ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) in Antigua and Barbuda has released a statement in an effort to provide clarity and address misinformation that has been circulating in the public domain regarding diamond merchant Mehul Choksi, an economic citizen who is now sought by authorities in India in connection with a […]