Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program facilitates visa-free travel to more than 130 countries. As a former British Empire outpost, Antigua and Barbuda’s 442 square-kilometer terrain attracts a multitude of tourists.  For those seeking a second passport that enables great ease of travel, this glamorous destination is the perfect choiceFurther, one of the conditions for obtaining an Antigua and Barbuda citizenship is a residence requirement of 5 days in 5 years. 

Apex Capital Partners specialists will provide professional legal support, prepare all the necessary documents and consult at all stages while Antigua and Barbuda citizenship is being processed. 

Antigua and Barbuda citizenship is now fully remote

Firstly, the procedure of obtaining citizenship by investment (taking an oath) does not require visiting the Caribbean. Secondly, applicants and their family can go to one of the 15 representative offices of Antigua around the world. For example, they can visit  Istanbul, and Madrid.

Previously, it was necessary to attend the country for at least 5 days after obtaining Antigua and Barbuda citizenship in the first 5 years.

Antigua and Barbuda citizenship

– Visa-free travel to more than 130 countries

– Application processing takes approximately 3 to 4 months

– All required documents may be filed remotely


– First, property must be held for five years

– Second, payment of government fees

– Third, applicants must undergo a medical exam

– Lastly, applicants must submit to a security screening

– All applicants 16 years of age or over will be required to attend a mandatory interview*
* From 15th of December 2023.

– The requirement to visit Antigua for at least 5 days within a 5-year period is back in effect from 1 July 2023

Apex Capital Partners

Apex Capital Partners is the official licensed agent of the state of Antigua and Barbuda for working with citizenship programs for investors.


Real estate investment starting from USD 200,000 (minimum)
Government fee of USD 30,000 for a family of four. With that, each additional family member is USD 15,000


Donation to the National Development Fund (NDF) starting at USD 100,000
Government fee of USD 30,000 for a family of four. Further, each additional family member is USD 15,000


Donation to the University of the West Indies Fund for USD 150,000 (inclusive of government fees).
Further, this is a unique opportunity for a family of six (not less). Government fees included. However, due diligence and passport fees must be paid.

Further, participation in the option will entitle one member of the family to a one year, tuition only, scholarship at the University of the West Indies.


USD 400,000 investment in an existing or newly-created business venture
Government fee of USD 30,000 for a family of four. Additionally, each family member  is USD 15,000.

With that, please note that mandatory government fees will be added to the declared investment amounts. As well as legal support services. Request a cost calculation from APEX.

In general, the top industries for business opportunity in Antigua and Barbuda are tourism and financial services.

These two alone account for over 75% of Antigua and Barbuda’s economy, with tourism making up over half of the country’s GDP.

Specifically, financial services provided by largely Canadian and British banks contribute to the largest portion of the country’s financial sector. Overall, Antigua and Barbuda citizenship organizations have over twenty years of experience dealing with offshore banking, insurance, internet gaming and international business corporations (IBCs).

Overall, primary education in Antigua and Barbuda is free. Further, it is mandatory for children from 5 to 12 years old.

Thus, students apply for secondary school where they’re required to go to school until 17.

Additionally, higher education includes three small universities in the country: The University of Health Sciences, Antigua State College and the American University of Antigua.

Particularly, the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment program has brought foreign interest into owning a home on the island, bringing the real estate and housing prices to a similar level as those in America or much of Europe.

A two-bedroom house averages about $350,000, while a 3-bedroom could run up to $600,000.

Additionally, government health expenditure in Antigua and Barbuda is 4% of GDP, which is pretty low compared to other countries.

However, healthcare services are available to citizens at over twenty-six community health clinics, including one main public hospital. Since these aren’t big university hospitals, those who need a complex surgery or treatment may need to go overseas to another country.


New conditions for renewing investment passports of Antigua and Barbuda

On December 15, 2023, the Cabinet of Ministers of this Caribbean state issued a memorandum on how the requirements for passport renewals have changed. We remind you that citizenship is issued to successful candidates for an indefinite period, but to renew the document itself, you must comply with the conditions for visiting Antigua and Barbuda – at least 5 days within 5 years.

The requirement was temporarily lifted due to the pandemic, but as of July 1, 2023, it is back in effect. However, exceptions are provided for a few cases. Here are the situations in which the visit requirement may not be met: if the applicant has reached the age of 80 years at the time of receipt of the passport or 5 years after; illness or disability; renewal of a passport received from June 30 to July 20, 2023.

And one more exceptional situation: if all the adults who applied have met the 5-day visit requirement and their passports have 6 months or less left before expiration, but the minors who were part of the application have not yet visited the country. Subsequently, for said dependents to be eligible for a passport with a 10-year validity, he or she must meet the general requirements.

Antigua and Barbuda citizens eligible for an eTA visa to Canada

 In the first week of June 2023, Canada announced that a number of countries have joined the Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) program. Among them are 5 states of the Caribbean region. Now citizens of Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Grenada and Dominica have received visa-free entry to Canada, but with some exceptions. If citizens of these countries have opened a Canadian visa within the past ten years, or currently hold valid US non-immigrant visas, they will be able to apply for an eTA when traveling to Canada by air.The remaining categories of citizens are still required to receive regular visas.

Dependents according to new rules of Citizenship of Antigua by Investment

Since November 2020, the list of possible dependents was extended. With that, investor may include in the application:

– Current spouse of the principal applicant and a child of the principal applicant or of his or her spouse, who is not older than 30 years of age and is financially dependent on the principal applicant.

– Parent or grandparent of the principal applicant, or of his or her spouse, who is 55 years of age or older and who is financially dependent.

– Sibling of the principal applicant or his spouse, if unmarried.

– Future spouse of the applicant. Further, a fee of $50,000 is payable upon application.

– Additionally, future child of a dependent child. In similar fashion, a fee of $10,000 is to be payable for children under 5 years of age and $20,000 for children 6-17 years of age.

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Apex Capital Partners has experience in the real estate market. This allows you to find reliable developers around the world whose projects allow you to obtain citizenship for real estate.


Apex Capital Partners Corp. is a full-service government mandated advisory firm specializing in second citizenship and investor immigration programs for a multinational clientele.

APEX provides services with end-to-end execution for many HNWI, representing them to Citizenship by investment programs in countries around the world.


Nestled in Antigua, Hodges Bay stands as a beacon of refined luxury, combining pristine beaches with world-class amenities. Apex Capital Partners offers a compelling opportunity to invest in this iconic locale while securing a prized Antigua and Barbuda passport. Dive into an environment where contemporary opulence meets personalized 5-star service, wrapped in the tranquil embrace of island breezes. The APEX team is here to seamlessly guide you toward both your dream residence and a prosperous future in this captivating setting. Choosing Hodges Bay is more than an investment; it's an entry into a realm of timeless grace and boundless vistas.

Nuri Katz,
Founder of Apex Capital Partners Corp.

«Dual citizenship isn’t a political gesture; clients view this as an asset to their business or brand. Antigua and Barbuda citizenship is a tool for doing business, similar to an exclusive club membership, to be leveraged as necessary.»

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