Citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda program for years was not so intensively promoted as CIP’s of the neighboring countries. We would like to put all the key options of getting passport of Antigua into the light. First of all, let’s focus on unique opportunity to invest in the University of the West Indies (UWI) Fund. That is an interesting option for big families, because it was made for investor plus not less then 5 dependents. So, minimum number of persons per application is 6 but you more add even more relatives (USD 15,000 for each additional dependent). For six donation is USD 150,000 inclusive of government fees (but due diligence and passport fees must be paid). 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.
Dependents of the main applicant are
- A spouse of the main applicant;
- A child of the main applicant or his or her spouse who is 0-30 years of age and is financially dependent on the principal applicant;
- A child of the main applicant or of his/her spouse who is 18 years or older, but who is physically or mentally handicapped and who is living with and is fully supported by the main applicant;
- A parent or grandparent of the main applicant, or his or her spouse, who is 55 years of age or older and who is financially dependent on the principal applicant;
- A sibling of the main applicant, or of his or her spouse, if unmarried;
University of the West Indies
An excellent global university rooted in the Caribbean. Their focus on global partnerships, climate action and advocacy and entrepreneurial culture. The UWI has been consistently ranked among the top universities globally by the most reputable ranking agency, Times Higher Education (THE). In the current global field of some 30,000 universities and elite research institutes, The UWI stands among the top 1.5% following ranking results for 2022.
Antigua and Barbuda’s 442 square-kilometre terrain attracts a multitude of tourists to this beautiful, glamorous destination. And you may invest in authorized hotel projects to get your passport of Antigua and in the same time be an owner of the Caribbean property. Minimum investment is USD 200,000. Government fee for a family of four USD 30,000, each additional family member USD 15,000.
Real estate option: Half Moon Bay
Located at Half Moon Bay and competitively priced with the CIP investor applicant in mind, Moon Gate Antigua is a 49 Suite Hotel & Spa featuring a Centralized Clubhouse, Cocktail Bar & Lounge, a dedicated A la Carte Restaurant, Wellness Spa and Community Pools. Construction of Half Moon Bay began in June 2021, and is is expected to start operations in winter season 22/23. Ideal for the CIP Investor, the suites can also form part of the hotel’s rental pool and in turn homeowners can make annual returns on their investment.
All of properties at Half Moon Bay are completely furnished and come with a wide range of amenities inclusive of broadband internet and on-demand services. Homeowners and guests are able to enjoy an extensive range of entertainment options in addition to the white sand beach and their private plunge pools. The suites, with their trendy verandas, also have access to a luxurious soaking tub.
The price for Half Moon Bay suites starts from USD 250,000 (for the Standard Suites), furniture package included. The legal ownership structure is full freehold title ownership and comes with the associated property deed.
Owner may move into property and live in it full time if desired. Or place property in the rental program, but for a minimum of twelve months at a time. The team at Moon Gate Management Limited will run the rental pool operation. The owner will receive quarterly distributions from the rental pool based on gross rental income net of management fees, operating and utility costs.