Investing in Moon Gate

As an approved development for the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) Moon Gate allows the investor applicant the opportunity to obtain Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship through the purchase of competitively priced, freehold property that is a sound investment, in a beautiful location.

Benefits Include:
  • Decision is rendered in 120 days
  • Visa free access to over 160 countries
  • No restrictions on dual nationality
  • Progressive, stable & multi-cultural democracy
  • Well established legal & regulatory framework
  • No tax on worldwide income, inheritance capital gains or investment returns
  • Stable currency pegged EC $2.70 to US $1
  • Member of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)
  • Member of the CARICOM countries.
  • Member of the British Commonwealth

CIP Benefits

The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) has some of the most diverse options through which individuals can apply for citizenship. Here are a few of the captivating benefits.

4 Investment Options
  • National Development Fund
  • Real Estate Investment
  • University of the West Indies Fund
  • Business Investment
Excellent For Families

The Antigua & Barbuda CIP is a Flexible program specifically designed to give lifetime citizenship once residency requirement is met.

Attractive Taxation Benefits

No taxes levied on worldwide income, inheritance, gift tax, capital gains tax or tax on investment returns.

Freedom of Movement

Visa-free travel to over 160 countries including, EU Schengen area and UK, and also free movement throughout the Caribbean CARICOM countries.

Exceptional Real Estate

Antigua & Barbuda is one of the Caribbean's premier lifestyle destinations, offering distinctive approved development and project areas for CIP investment.

Dual Citizenship Recognised

Antigua and Barbuda recognises dual citizenship, so there is no need to give up your current citizenship.

Investment Options

National Development Fund (NDF)

The NDF is a non-profit foundation established for the purpose of, inter alia, supporting enterprises develop significant innovations through the provision of long term committed share capital, public/private partnerships, specific governmental projects and from time to time, charitable investments in non-profit organisations which deliver services in healthcare, education, environmental management, youth development or the promotion of sport and culture.

Acquisition of citizenship under the National Development Fund (NDF) requires a one-time contribution to the development fund. Applications under this option are required to make a contribution of USD$100,000 if the application is for a single person or a family of up to four persons or USD$125,000 if the application is for a family of five persons or more.

Real Estate Investment

To qualify for citizenship under the real estate option, applicants are required to make a minimum investment of US$200,000 in a designated CIP approved real estate development. The investing applicant is required to hold ownership of the property for the initial 5-year period.

An initial non-refundable reservation fee of US$10,000 is paid to secure the property and take it off the market.

A deposit fee of 10% of the purchase price net of the reservation fee, is paid upon the execution of the sales and escrow agreements.

On approval in principle of the purchaser's citizenship the remaining 90% of the purchase price is payable to the escrow agent.

Business Investment Options

The Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) shall after consultation with the Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority (ABIA) approve businesses, whether existing or proposed, for the purpose of investment in business under the Citizenship by Investment Programme. Where a person proposes to make an investment in an approved business of at least USD$1,500,000 on their own behalf.

At least two persons propose to make a joint investment in such an approved business totaling at least USD$5,000,000, and each of those persons individually propose to contribute at least USD$4,400,000 to the joint investment an application or application for Citizenship by Investment may be submitted on his, her or their behalf through an agent..

University of the West Indies Fund

The University of the West Indies Fund (UWI) option is a mechanism for financing UWI's fourth landed campus. Applicants to the Citizenship by Investment Programme who choose this option will be required to make an investment of USD$150,000 for a family of six (6) or more (i.e. minimum number of persons per application is 6). Participation in the option will entitle one member of the family to a one year tuition only, scholarship at the University of the West Indies.

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