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.
- 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
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.
|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|
|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|
|Antigua & Barbuda||St. Vincent||Luxembourg||Mayotte|
|Aruba||Trinidad and Tobago||Macedonia (FYROM)||Mauritius||Fiji|
|Bahamas||Turks and Caicos Isl.||Monaco||Mozambique||French Polynesia|
|Belize||Virgin Isl. (British)||Norway||Seychelles||Micronesia|
|Cayman Islands||Albania||San Marino||Tunisia||Palau|
|Dom. Republic||Cyprus||United Kingdom||Armenia|
|French Guiana||Estonia||Hong Kong (China)|