Antigua and Dominica are very popular CBI programs in the Caribbean region. Before you decide to pick between these two countries, we show you the important difference between these two programs…

Quick summary

  • Antigua is a powerful caribbean passport than Dominica for international travel and mobility
  • Antigua may be slightly expensive for single applicants but becomes cheaper for family members, whereas Dominica being cheap for single persons, may be slightly expensive for families with the donation option.
  • Dominica has visa free access to China, not possible with Antigua.
  • Antigua has 5 day visit requirement (this has been waived temporarily due to covid situation). This is required when you renew your expired passport. Dominica has no such condition.
  • Both countries do not have E-2 investor visa treaty with United States

Take a look below.

CBI Dominica Antigua
Established 1993 2013
Best CBI Rankings #2 #5
Best suited for One applicant Families
Donation $100,000 $100,000
Real Estate $200,000 $200,000
Business Not available $1m or more
Govt processing fee None $30,000
Government bonds Not Available Not Available
Visa free countries 146 150
Personal visit not required not required
Processing time 90 days 90 days
Right to vote Residents No
Passport valid for 10 years 5 years
Passport type Biometric / e-Passport Biometric / e-Passport
Residence period None 5 days
E-2 Treaty with US No No
Post citizenship additions Yes Yes
Spouse Yes Yes
Children Below 30 Below 30 years
Siblings Yes Yes
Parents/Grandparents Yes Yes
China Visa not required Visa required
Russia Visa not required Visa not required
EU / Schengen Visa not required Visa not required
UK/Ireland Visa not required Visa not required
Canada Visa required Visa required
United States Visa required Visa required
South Africa Visa required Visa not required
Oaths Required Required
Application difficulty Medium Medium
Bitcoin not accepted not accepted
Blacklisted countries Nationals who live in Iran, North Korea, Sudan Nationals who live in Iran, North Korea, Afghanistan, Somalia, Yemen, Sudan
Commonwealth citizen Yes Yes
Caricom States Free movement (6 months) Free movement (6 months)
Corporate Tax 25.00% 25.00%
Personal income tax residents only 0.00%
Wealth tax, Inheritance tax, Capital gains 0.00% 0.00%
Stateless persons Accepted Accepted
Application submission E-payment platform E-payment platform
Citizenship Privacy Not reported Not reported
Dual citizenship Permitted Permitted
Authority CBIU Dominica CIU Antigua
Application Refusals Low Low
Citizenship Revocable Possible Possible
Citizenship Confidentiality Not reported Not reported
Citizenship Transferable Third Generation Third Generation
Embassy/Consulate Assistance US, UK, UAE, Europe US, UK, Europe, Canada