Antigua & Barbuda launches the University of the West Indies Fund Option

$150,000 for a family of Six

Dr. Antoine Saliba Haig | Published on 12 May 2020

Antigua & Barbuda launches the UWI Fund

The Citizenship by Investment Unit of Antigua & Barbuda has announced the launch of a new fund which makes benefactors eligible for citizenship. The new fund is the University of the West Indies Fund. The University of the West Indies (UWI) was established in 1948 and is the largest and longest standing education provider in the Caribbean. The UWI serves the Caribbean region by offering high quality research and educational facilities across the Caribbean region. 

UWI Fund Option - Eligibility

The eligibility requirements of the new UWI Fund Option are the following:

  • The new UWI Fund investment option is only available for families consisting of at least six (6) members.
  • The required investment amount inclusive of government processing fees is of USD $150,000. An additional donation of USD $15,000 applies for each additional dependent.
  • Standard Due Diligence fees are applicable.

UWI Fund Option - Scholarship

Participation in such a fund entitles one member of the family to a one year scholarship at the University of the West Indies (UWI)

Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship - Benefits

The main benefits of obtaining citizenship in Antigua & Barbuda include:

  • Visa free travel to over 147 countries including the United Kingdom and the EU's Schengen Area
  • Citizenship is issued within a period of 3-4 months
  • Antigua & Barbuda allows dual nationality
  • Citizenship is granted for life
  • No physical presence required during citizenship application
  • Investment is only payable after approval

How can we Assist?

Chetcuti Cauchi is formally recognised as an Authorised Agent by the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) of Antigua & Barbuda. Our Residency & Citizenship team can guide applicants on the requirements, eligibility and benefits of the Antigua & Barbuda's Citizenship by Investment programme and indicate expected time frames based on the specific circumstances and nature of your application.

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