The processing of the application for citizenship and passport will be completed within 2 to 6 months.
Steps of the process:
The Application Form must be acquired, completed and returned together with 10% of the processing fees and 100% of the Due Diligence fees, which are non-refundable. The forms should be acquired by the Applicant and submitted in original or certified copies.
When an application is approved, the Applicant is required to pay the remainder, i.e. 90% of the processing fees, within thirty (30) days, AND,
Pay a minimum of US$ 200 000 into the National Development Fund,
Complete and execute all necessary documents and pay the purchase price and all required disbursements which are to enable title to be registered in the Applicant’s name, and allow for implementation of the proposed real estate investment in accordance with the Unit’s guidelines,
Complete and execute all documents necessary for the payment or investment of all sums due for the implementation of the proposed investment in business in accordance with the Unit’s guidelines.
Upon successful application, ALL Applicants must take an oath or affirmation of allegiance either at an office, Embassy, High Commission or consulate in/of Antigua and Barbuda, or any other office as specified by the Minister responsible for Immigration and Citizenship.
Issue of a citizenship certificate, permanent residence certificate and passport.