Citizenship by Investment Programme – an Antiguan Passport with your Real Estate Investment.

The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Programme, CIP, allows investors and their families to enjoy a number of benefits conferred by Antiguan and Barbuda citizenship. As a member of the Commonwealth, the holder of an Antigua and Barbuda passport, can enjoy visa-free travel to over 100 countries including the United Kingdom, Canada and all European Union countries. This initial investment in the Antigua and Barbuda’s growing economy will allow investors to reside in Antigua and Barbuda for as long as they would like. As Citizen’s they may also make additions real estate and or business investment and to move freely into and out of the Country.

Why Antigua and Barbuda’s Citizenship by Investment?

Antigua and Barbuda offers a secure growing economy: An excellent place to make real estate and business investments. The Peninsula-Antigua offers property investments for families at the high end.

Convenience: In some countries, citizens spend considerable amounts of time obtaining visas in order to travel freely. This is a time consuming and complex operation with no guarantee of success. For individuals involved in business where international travel may be required on short notice, access to another passport may be crucial. A second passport may afford the holder visa-free travel to jurisdictions not available to their country of birth.

Tax Planning: Several countries around the world levy tax on non-resident citizens. Alternative citizenship has therefore become increasingly important as an effective tool for international tax planning and reducing an individual’s potential taxation profile. Holding citizenship of two or more states, an individual will in general have more planning options as well as more privacy in banking and investment.

Personal Security: Citizenship Antigua and Barbuda with its close ties to the United Kingdom is considered by some as a form of protection when travelling, particularly in times of political unrest, civil war, terrorism or other delicate situations. Many international business executives consider an alternative passport from a neutral country as a very effective way of mitigating risks while travelling. Within one’s own country, where there is political and social unrest, a second passport may well provide for quick travel exit if required.