DOMINICA CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT

Visa-free travel to 143 countries – Investment from US$ 100,000 – Citizenship in 3 months

PROGRAM SUMMARY

The Commonwealth of Dominica established its Citizenship by Investment Program in 1991. The program is based on Section 101 of the Constitution and Sections 8 and 20 (1) of the Citizenship Act, allowing the government to operate a program under which citizenship is granted to persons who qualify under criteria set by the government in its policy guidelines.

COUNTRY FACTS

The Commonwealth of Dominica is an island in the Lesser Antilles region of the Caribbean of approximately 750 square kilometers (290 square miles) with a population of 72,000. Dominica is a parliamentary democracy within the Commonwealth of Nations and is a full and participating member of the Caribbean Community CARICOM) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).

KEY BENEFITS

Visa Free Travel to 143 countries

The Dominican passport provides visa-free travel to the Schengen area, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Visa Free Travel to Schengen area

Citizens enjoy unrestricted travel in all Schengen member countries for three months in any six-month period.

Irrevocable citizenship is granted

Citizenship granted under the program is irrevocable, life-long and heritable.

British Commonwealth member

Citizens have access to the consular services of any other Commonwealth country worldwide.

Recoverable investment option

Real estate and bond investments are fully recoverable following a three-year holding period.

No residential requirements

Applicants are not required to be physically present in Dominica after naturalization.

Dual citizenship is recognized

Dominica imposes no restrictions on dual citizenship and applicants are not required to forfeit their other citizenships.

Democratic country

The country has a stable political environment with a democratically elected government and a common law legal system.

Dependents

Spouse, Children below the age of 30 (main applicant and/or spouse’s biological and/or adopted children)

Parents of the age of 55 and above (main applicant and/or spouse’s parents)

Grandparents of the age of 55 and above (main applicant and/or spouse’s parents)

Siblings up to age 25 (main applicant and/or spouse’s siblings)

 

                                                   

 

US$ 100,000                                                  US$ 200,000

Contribution to the                                       Property purchase

National Transformation Fun

 

Key Features of the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program

Your passport to stress-free travel

One of the key benefits of applying for Dominican citizenship is that Dominica passport holders enjoy visa-free travel to 137 destinations worldwide including the UK, Europe’s Schengen Area, Singapore and Hong Kong, allowing you to travel the world with confidence. Spontaneous holidays have never been easier.

Application Timeline fort he dominica Citizenship by investment Program

 

Stage 01. Select your preferred investment

From the available options

Our expert team is available to consult with you regarding your goals and risk appetite to suggest the optimum investment option for your situation.

Stage 02. Submit application

Our experts prepare and submit your documents

Our expert processing team completes immigration forms for the main applicant and any dependent family members, and will submit these along with all supporting documents.

Stage 03. Make your selected investment

Upon approval

Once your application has been approved you will be required to pay all government fees and make the relevant investment under your chosen option.

Stage 04. All done!

Receive your citizenship and collect passport

Following approval, your passports will be issued within two to four weeks. The entire process will take three to four months from submission of your application to issuance of the passport assuming there are no areas of concern with the application.

 

Dominica Visa Free Countries

You can visit 140 Countries with Dominica Citizenship.

Andorra
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia *
Aruba
Austria
Bahamas
Bangladesh *
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Bermuda
Bolivia *
Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
British Virgin Islands
Bulgaria
Cambodia *
Cape Verde Islands *
Cayman Islands
Colombia
Comores Islands *
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Curacao
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt *
Estonia
Eswatini (Swaziland)
Faroe Islands
Fiji
Finland
France
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French West Indies

Gambia
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Greenland
Grenada
Guinea-Bissau *
Guyana
Haiti
Hong Kong (SAR China)
Hungary
Iceland
Indonesia
Iran *
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Jordan *
Kenya
Kosovo
Laos *
Latvia
Lesotho
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macao (SAR China)
Madagascar *
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives *
Malta
Mauritania *
Mauritius
Mayotte
Micronesia
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
Montserrat
Mozambique *
Nepal *
Netherlands
New Caledonia
Nicaragua *
Niue
Norway
Palau Islands *
Palestinian Territory
Panama

Reunion
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal

Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda *
Samoa *
San Marino
Senegal *
Serbia
Seychelles *
Sierra Leone *
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands *
Somalia *
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka **
St. Helena *
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Maarten
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname
Sweden
Switzerland
Tanzania
Timor-Leste *
Togo *
Tonga *
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu *
Uganda *
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Venezuela
Zambia

 

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Dominica Citizenship Program Frequently Asked Questions

How do I renew my passport once it expires?

Expired passports or fully filled passports can be renewed through the relevant passport authority in Dominica or through any Dominican Consulate.

 

Can my family members apply together with me?

Yes, dependents including your spouse, dependent children aged 30 or under, and dependent parents and dependent siblings (under 18) can apply for citizenship together with you. Fees for family members vary according to the number of family members included in a citizenship application and their age and relationship to you.

 

How many years is a Dominican passport valid for?

Dominican passports are valid for ten years (five years for children under 16).

 

Does Dominica recognize dual citizenship?

Yes, Dominica allows dual citizenship, and you will not be required to renounce your existing citizenship.

 

Will I need to visit Dominica as part of the citizenship application process?

No, you will not be required to visit Dominica before, during, or even after the application process.

 

How long does it take to receive Dominican citizenship following an application through the Citizenship by Investment Programme?

Your application for Citizenship by Investment will usually be approved within 3 months of submission (however this is subject to passing a due diligence check and your investment funds being received in good time).