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Process and Cost

The Government of Antigua & Barbuda n introduced, for a limited time, a significant reduction in the National Development Fund donation amount required to qualify for the Citizenship by Investment Program. The new donation amounts are:

US$100,000 for a single applicant or a family of four 
US$125,000 for a family of more than four members

In addition to the donation, investors are required to pay government processing, due diligence and passport fees.

Government Processing fee
US$25,000 for a family of up to four members, plus US$ 15,000 per each additional dependent

Due Diligence fee
US$ 7,500 for the main applicant
US$ 7,500 for a spouse
US$ 2,000 for child 12-17 y.o.
US$ 4,000 for qualifying dependent over 18 y.o.

Due Diligence fee
US$ 7,500 for the main applicant
US$ 7,500 for a spouse
US$ 2,000 for child 12-17 y.o.
US$ 4,000 for qualifying dependent over 18 y.o.

Passport fee
US$ 300 per person

 

For the Real Estate 

A minimum of $400,000 USD into a government approved project,

Government Fees for Real Estate Option

$50,000 USD for a family of 4, plus $15,000 for any additional dependents

Plus due diligence fees and passport fees as mentioned above.

*all cases incur additional legal fees dependent on family size and case complexity

 

Step 1 (day 1)

 

After we receive clearance of an internal due diligence check the client is required to pay 50% of the initial retainer fee (variable depending on the size of the family)

Upon receipt, a KCS advisor will provide, guidance and assistance in preparing all relevant documents for the citizenship application

Step 2 (week 2) Once the file is complete and has been fully reviewed, the remaining 50% of the retainer fees along with the due diligence fees and 10% of the Government Fees will be payable. (See listed above)

If the real estate option is chosen an initial deposit of approximately 10% (depending on the developer) will be required in order to reserve the investment.

Step 3 (week 2) The file is sent to Antigua for processing
Step 4 (month 3) The Government will release the results of the background check, along with approval pending final payment.

For the Real Estate option, the balance is payable.

For the NDF option, the contribution is now due.

Step 5 (month 3-4) Certificate of Naturalization is issued
Step 6 (month 4+) Passport Issues

**The information above is only to be used as a guideline; each case can vary depending on their circumstances. We cannot be held legally responsible.