The Global Residence and Citizenship Programme (GRCP) 2017–2018 report ranked Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program the first in the Caribbean and the fourth in the world.
Henley & Partner’s annual report, which has become the industry standard for benchmarking and measuring the attractiveness of investment migration programs, evaluates residency and citizenship by investment programs according to 10 indicators: Reputation, Quality of Life, Visa-free Access, Processing Time and Quality of Processing, Compliance, Financial Requirements, Residence Requirements, Relocation Flexibility, Physical Visit Requirements, and Transparency. Each indicator had an equal weighting of 10, producing a total score out of 100 for each country. Antigua & Barbuda CIP is raked the first in the Caribbean with a score of 61, followed by Grenada and St. Kitts CIPs with scores 60 and 59 respectively.
The top-8 of the economic residency and citizenship programs, according to the The Global Residence and Citizenship Programme (GRCP) 2017–2018 report:
“While Antigua and Barbuda is ranked fourth globally, the recent reduction in the minimum contribution amount accepted by the country’s Citizenship by Investment Unit will likely affect the programme’s ranking in next year’s report,” Henley & Partners said in a statement.
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