About Dominica

Located in the Caribbean Basin, Dominica was the last island in the Caribbean to be colonized by Europe. Though Dominica gained its independence in 1978, the island is still part of the British Commonwealth. The economy of the Dominica was drastically amplified shortly after receiving its independence when a corrupt administration was replaced by Mary Eugenia Charles, the first female prime minister in the Caribbean.

Dominica is a member of the United Nations (UN), the British Commonwealth, the Organization of American States (OAS), Caricom and various other international organizations.

Country Profile
  • Capital and largest city: Roseau
  • Total Area: 290 sq mi (750 km2)
  • Population: 73,286
  • Languages: English and French Patois
  • Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
  • Exchange Rate: US$ 1.00 = 2.7000 XCD

Investment Options

The citizenship program of the Commonwealth of Dominica requires making an economic contribution to the country. This investment benefits social development programs and supports the country’s financial security.


Option 1 - Economic Contribution

This option involves making a non-refundable payment to The Commonwealth of Dominica Payment depends on the number of family members and starts from US$ 100.000.

CATEGORY A Single applicant US$ 100.000
CATEGORY B Main Applicant plus spouse US$ 175.000
CATEGORY C Main Applicant plus spouse and 2 Children under 18 years old US$ 200.000
CATEGORY D Main Applicant plus spouse and more than 2 Children under 18 years old US$ 200,000 + US$ 50,000
for each third and further child
Please note that all applicants 18 years old and above fall under package A: Single Applicant.




Option 2 - Real Estate

Citizenship can be obtained via the purchase of a property for a minimum investment of US$ 200,000 in a Government approved project.


Registration Fees
Main applicant US$ 50.000
for spouse US$ 25.000
for each child under 18 years old US$ 20.000
for each adult dependent US$ 50.000



Fixed Fees
Non-refundable Application fee US$ 1,000 per main applicant/investor
Non-refundable Processing Fee US$ 200 per applicant
Naturalization Fee US$ 550 per applicant
Stamp Fee US$ 15 per applicant



Due Diligence Fees

Due diligence fees are not fixed. They are based on the number of family members, ages, their current citizenship and residence etc. Normally the costs vary from US$ 5,000 to US$ 15,000 per family, but can exceed this amount.


Plus Professional Services Fees



Benefits of Dominican Citizenship

The Dominica Economic Citizenship Program is a legal naturalization program based on the law & guaranteed by the Government since 1991. Your Dominica citizenship is for a lifetime and may not be revoked, regardless of changes of officials or the governmental policy.

As a citizen, you can live and work in Dominica at any time. You are not liable to taxation in Dominica on any income earned outside of Dominica unless you decide to reside there. You will be able to travel on your Dominica passport without a visa to more than 130 countries.


What You Gain
  • Instant travel to over 130 countries.
  • Dual Citizenship.
  • No landing/residency required.
  • No personal income tax (for non-residents).
  • You can relocate to Dominica or any other CARICOM-country at any time.
  • As a Commonwealth citizen you will enjoy special rights in the United Kingdom and some other Commonwealth countries.
  • Reputable passport – easy to obtain visas when required.
Visa Free Travel Countries
(Visa-free and visa-on-arrival countries)
AMERICAS St. Eustatius & Saba Latvia Lesotho South Korea
St. Lucia Liechtenstein Madagascar
Anguilla St. Maarten Lithuania Malawi OCEANIA
Antigua & Barbuda St. Vincent Luxembourg Mayotte
Argentina Suriname Malta Mauritania Cook Island
Aruba Trinidad and Tobago Macedonia (FYROM) Mauritius Fiji
Bahamas Turks and Caicos Isl. Monaco Mozambique French Polynesia
Barbados Venezuela Netherlands Reunion Kiribati
Belize Virgin Isl. (British) Norway Seychelles Micronesia
Bermuda Poland Somalia Nauru
Bolivia EUROPE Portugal Tanzania New Caledonia
Brazil Romania Togo Niue
Cayman Islands Albania San Marino Tunisia Palau
Chile Andorra Slovakia Uganda Samoa
Colombia Austria Slovenia Zambia Solomon Isl.
Costa Rica Belgium Spain Zimbabwe Timor-Leste
Cuba Bosnia Sweden Tonga
Curacao Bulgaria Switzerland ASIA Tuvalu
Dominica Croatia Turkey Vanuatu
Dom. Republic Cyprus United Kingdom Armenia
Ecuador Czech Republic Bangladesh
El Salvador Denmark AFRICA Cambodia
French Guiana Estonia Hong Kong (China)
Grenada Finland Botswana Iran
Guatemala France Cape Verde Israel
Haiti Germany Comoros Laos
Honduras Gibraltar Djibouti Lebanon
Jamaica Greece Egypt Malaysia
Montserrat Hungary Gambia Maldives
Nicaragua Iceland Guinea-Bissau Nepal
Panama Ireland (Rep.) Jordan Philippines
Peru Italy Kenya Singapore