Under this program the applicant must either make a non-refundable contribution of USD 200,000 to the National Development Fund OR invest USD 400,000 in an approved real estate project for a period of five years, or invest a minimum of USD 1.5 million directly into an eligible business as a sole investor, or alternatively, a joint total investment of USD 5 million, involving at least 2 persons and each of those persons individually invests at least USD 400,000.
The government processing fee is USD 135,000 for the main applicant, spouse and any dependent over 18 years. The processing fee for all dependents under 18 years is USD 67,000. Due deligince fee for the main applicant is USD 20,250 and USD 10,800 for dependents under 25 and above 65.
After acquiring the citizenship, the applicant must spend minimum of 5 days in Antigua and Barbuda during the period of 5 calendar years after his registration.