DOMINICA CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT
Visa-free travel to 143 countries – Investment from US$ 100,000 – Citizenship in 3 months
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.
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).
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.
The country has a stable political environment with a democratically elected government and a common law legal system.
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
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.
Antigua and Barbuda
Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Virgin Islands
Cape Verde Islands *
Comores Islands *
French West Indies
Hong Kong (SAR China)
Macao (SAR China)
Palau Islands *
Sierra Leone *
Solomon Islands *
Sri Lanka **
St. Helena *
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
*Visa on arrival
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).