It is no news that all four Caribbean countries offering Citizenship by Investment are set to raise the minimum investment threshold for applicants from $100,000 to $200,000, from June 30th, 2024. 

However, variations exist among the five Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) members offering citizenship by investment programs. A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was executed between the five OECS territories’ governments, establishing the implementation of a minimum investment threshold of US$200,000 by June 30th, 2024. 

During a meeting on June 19th, 2024, Antigua and Barbuda underscored their commitment to the MOA but requested an additional 30 days to complete the necessary parliamentary approval process. This extension means the threshold of US$200,000 will now be implemented after this additional period.

Additional Period for Applicants

On June 26th, 2024, the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Unit shared a memorandum titled “Programme Changes and Guidance on File Submission.” This memorandum outlined the agreement to extend the implementation deadline by 30 days. Investors now have a final opportunity to obtain Antigua and Barbuda citizenship at the current pricing. Once an application is registered online, the necessary physical documents and primary fees must arrive within 21 days, providing a maximum grace period of 7 weeks.

Updated Cost Details for Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship

To align with the MOA coordinated with Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts and Nevis, and St Lucia, the new costs are as follows:

  • National Development Fund (NDF): Minimum donation of $230,000 for a family of up to 4 members. For a family of 5+ members, the minimum threshold is $245,000.
  • Property Purchases: Minimum threshold increases from $200,000 to $325,000.
  • University of West Indies Family-Friendly Option: Minimum threshold is now $300,000.
  • Business Investment: A minimum commitment of $1.5 million remains unchanged.

What Does This Mean for You?

This update offers a final opportunity to apply for citizenship at the current lower rates. Act quickly to take advantage of this grace period. Maximize your investment by reaching out to Dual Luxury World to begin your application process within the stipulated time frame.

Secure your Antigua and Barbuda citizenship before the new thresholds are implemented.

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