Commonwealth of Dominica

Commonwealth of Dominica 2017-08-10T07:58:16+00:00

Quick facts

  • Location: Island in the Lesser Antilles region of the Caribbean Sea.
  • Total area: 750 km2
  • Capital: Roseau
  • Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
  • Government: Unitary parliamentary republic and Commonwealth realm
  • Population: 72,337 (est. 2014)
  • Language: English (official).
  • Religions: Roman Catholic 61.4%, Protestant 20.6%, Other 18%
  • Visa-free or visa on arrival countries and territories: 113 

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Advantages of Citizenship

  • No physical residency requirements
  • Inclusion of dependent children up to 18 years old
  • No interview requirement
  • Inclusion of dependent parents / grandparents over 65 years old
  • No minimum level of education required
  • No management or business experience required
  • No taxes for non-residents
  • Dual citizenship benefits

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Timeframe of procedure

Up to 6 months in most of the cases.

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Requirements to the applicant

  • Clean criminal records
  • Source and origin of invested funds clarifications
  • Outstanding character
  • Excellent health conditions
  • Must be over 21 years old

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Investment options

Real Estate Option (Only real estate approved by Government)

Minimum Investment required is US$200,000.00 (refundable with the sale after 5 years of the ownership, property can be qualified for next purchaser citizenship).

Government fees and duties:

USD 50,000 for the Main Applicant

USD 25,000 for the Spouse

USD 20,000 for a dependent under the age of 18

USD 50,000 for a dependent aged 18-25 years

In addition to the capital investment required for the selected investment option, additional fees are payable by each family member.

PROCESSING FEES

Per application – USD 3,000

DUE DILIGENCE FEES

Main Applicant – USD 7,500*

Spouse – USD 7,500

Dependant aged 16 years and above – USD 4,000

*In some cases, an enhanced due diligence may be required depending on the citizenship the applicant holds.

OTHER FEES

Fee for Certificate of Naturalisation – USD 750 per person

Expedited passport issue fee – USD 1,200 per person

Investments in Government fund.

Single Applicant: a non-refundable contribution of USD 100,000

Main Applicant and Spouse: a non-refundable contribution of USD 175,000

Applicant with up to three dependents (Applicant plus spouse and two children below the age of 18): a non-refundable contribution of USD 200,000

Applicant with up to four dependents or more (Applicant plus spouse and more than two children below the age of 18): a non-refundable contribution of USD 200,000 (plus USD 50,000 for each additional dependent).

In addition to the capital investment required for the selected investment option, additional fees are payable by each family member.

PROCESSING FEES

Per application – USD 3,000

DUE DILIGENCE FEES

Main Applicant – USD 7,500*
Spouse – USD 7,500
Dependant aged 16 years and above – USD 4,000
*In some cases, an enhanced due diligence may be required depending on the citizenship the applicant holds.

OTHER FEES

Fee for Certificate of Naturalisation – USD 750 per person
Expedited passport issue fee – USD 1,200 per person

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