Dominica Citizenship

Dominica

The Dominica Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) was established in 1993 which makes it one of the longest-running in the world. Foreign affluent individuals have been offered citizenship since then in exchange for their contribution to the economic development and growth of the island-nation, to creation of jobs and business opportunities of the people.

To encourage investments, the Government is continuously providing the legislative and administrative framework, as well as fiscal and technical support. Dominica is creating modern, diversified, sustainable, and resilient economic structures to meet the demands of a highly competitive global environment.

Dominica Citizenship by Investment Programme:

  • Population: 10.47 million
  • Capital: Roseau
  • Language: English
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Currency: Eastern Caribbean dollar
  • GDP per capita: 7691$
  • Climate: Subtropical, Mediterranean

Benefits of investing in Dominica

Dominica is called a nature isle of the Caribbean; they are developing eco-tourism and attracting more nature lovers each year. Financial services is also a fast-growing sector and Dominica is becoming a major international financial hub with payment processing and corporate services providers generating the main part of its income. In addition, the Dominica citizenship by investment program offers a wide range of benefits for investors:

  • Dominica passport in 4 months
  • Citizenship for the whole family for life
  • Dual citizenship
  • Full confidentiality
  • Visa-free access to over 120 countries
  • Minimum investment $100,000
  • Investment recoverable after 3 years
  • Qualified English-speaking workforce
  • Economic, political and social stability
  • No need to pass a language test or come for an interview
  • Beneficial taxation system: no wealth, inheritance or capital gains tax
  • No restriction on the repatriation of profits and imported capital

Eligibility and requirements

Apart from making a required investment the applicant must also comply with the following criteria:

  • Main applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicants over 16 must pass Due Diligence checks.
  • All applicants must be in good health.
  • Clean criminal and immigration record.

Dependant eligibility

  • Spouse and children under 18.
  • Financially dependent children from 18 to 30 years of age who are full-time students.
  • Financially dependent unmarried daughter of the main applicant who is under 30 years of age.
  • Mentally or physically challenged children fully supported by the main applicant.
  • Parents and grandparents aged 55 and above living with and fully supported by the main applicant.

Investment options

1. Contribution to Economic Diversification Fund

Foreign investors and their families can choose to make a one-off non-refundable donation to the Economic Diversification Fund (EDF) plus government fees in order to qualify for citizenship.

Contribution amount

  • Single applicant: $100,000
  • Main applicant + spouse: $175,000
  • Main applicant + up to 3 qualifying dependants: $200,000
  • Each additional dependant, other than spouse: $25,000

2. Investment in real estate

Applicants can invest in designated, officially approved real estate with a minimum value of $200,000, irrespective of the number of dependants, plus the payment of government, processing and due diligence fees. The property must be maintained for at least 3 years after obtaining citizenship.

Two or more applicants may apply for Citizenship by Investment together by investing in an approved project, provided that each main applicant contributes at least $200,000.

Your 5 steps to Dominican passport

Standard application process takes 3 to 4 months. It may take longer depending on your circumstances.

  • Step 1: Book an appointment with one of our specialists and sign client agreement.
  • Step 2: We will prepare and submit all forms and documents.
  • Step 3: Due diligence checks and processing of application by the government.
  • Step 4: Approval of the application and making an investment.
  • Step 5: Obtaining passport.

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT DOMINCA

A few examples of our real estate options for residency and citizenship investment in Dominica.

Jungle Bay Villas Spa $ 500,000.00

Jungle Bay Villas Spa

$ 500,000.00

Jungle Bay is a very successful Spa Resort that is quite popular in the American market. The resort is in the process of completing 120…

1 bed 1 bath
1 bed 1 bath

Inspired by the beautifully scenic Italian Village of Portofino, our Reserva Real development gives life to the community of Cocotal with newshades and colors that…

2 beds 2 baths
2 beds 2 baths

From the developer of Secret Bay, recently voted the World’s Best Boutique Hotel, comes a new era of Caribbean luxury living. This limited Dominica real…

3 beds 2 baths
3 beds 2 baths

CITIZENSHIP AND RESIDENCY PROGRAMMES

A selection of alternative residency and citizenship investment programmes to consider.

Malta

600 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 183 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Montenegro

450 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 122 countries

Process Duration: 2 months

Cyprus

2 150 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 172 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Moldova

100 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 119 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Austria

250 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 185 countries

Process Duration: 24 months

Bulgaria

512 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 169 countries

Process Duration: 6-12 months

Turkey

250 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

Middle East Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 110 countries

Process Duration: 2 months

Jordan

250 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

Middle East Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 49 countries

Process Duration: 4 Months

Vanuatu

130 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 125 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Saint Lucia

100 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 128 countries

Process Duration: 3 months

Saint Kitts & Nevis

200 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

Caribbean Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 130 countries

Process Duration: 3-4 months

Grenada

150 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

Caribbean Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 127 countries

Process Duration: 3-4 months

Dominica

100 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

Caribbean Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 120 countries

Process Duration: 4 months

Antigua & Barbuda

200 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

Caribbean Citizenship

Visa Free travel to 130 countries

Process Duration: 3-4 months

Residence by investment Programs

Explore the most popular residency by investment programs worlwide

Greece

250 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 172 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Spain

500 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 129 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Portugal

500 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 172 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Australia

500 000EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 183 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Austria

250 000EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 185 countries

Process Duration: 4 months

Cyprus

2 150 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 172 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Canada

1 200 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 180 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Italy

2 000 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 150 countries

Process Duration: 6-8 months

Switzerland

250 000EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 155 countries

Process Duration: 4 months

HongKong

200 000EUR Investment

Real Estate

Asia Residency

Visa Free travel to 79 countries

Process Duration: 3 months

Jersey

1 000 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 129 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Latvia

250 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 129 countries

Process Duration: 3 months

Malaysia

135 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

Asia Residency

Visa Free travel to 172 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Malta

250 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 98 countries

Process Duration: 3-4 months

Monaco

1 000 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 173 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

New Zealand

5 500 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 173 countries

Process Duration: 6-8 months

Singapore

250 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

Asia Residency

Visa Free travel to 65 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

Thailand

60 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

Asia Residency

Visa Free travel to 120 countries

Process Duration: 3 months

United Kingdom

2 000 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 175 countries

Process Duration: 3 months

USA

 

900 000 EUR Investment

Real Estate

EU Residency

Visa Free travel to 180 countries

Process Duration: 6 months

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