Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program
The government of Dominica has established Dominica Citizenship by Investment program in 1993, to boost foreign economic contributions in order to develop the country’s infrastructure, mature the local workforce by creating new jobs, generate sustained economic growth and prosperity. In return, it allows foreign investors obtain permanent legal citizenship and second passport within 3 to 4 months, being the fastest citizenship program in the Caribbean.
Citizenship by investment in Dominica is available through two options.
Non-refundable contribution under the Economic Diversification Fund (EDF)
Real Estate investment in an approved project under Dominica Citizenship by Investment Unit
Dominica Citizenship and Passport Benefits
The Dominica citizenship program of the Commonwealth of Dominica does not restrict any nationality from applying for a Dominica passport. Likewise, it does not require an applicant to take any language test nor do they need to reside or visit the country. Commonwealth of Dominica Passport holders can vote, purchase property, as well as live and work in the country.
Dominica passport holders are privileged to numerous benefits:
Visa-free access to 139 countries, including Schengen zone & UK
Citizenship is inheritable by new-born
Allows dual citizenship
Easier access to the US & Canada
Permanent residency status
No imposed taxes on non-residents
Dominica Citizenship by Investment Options
Option 1: The Economic Diversification Fund (Citizenship by Donation)
Citizenship by Donation: The Economic Diversification Fund (EDF) was created to generate funds to sustain the growth of the economy and develop public and private sector projects; namely, building schools, hospital renovations, building national sports stadiums, agriculture and promote tourism. A non-refundable contribution depending on the number of dependents included in the application:
Option 2 : Real Estate (Dominica Citizenship by Investment)
The applicant must invest in a government-approved real estate project within Dominica at a minimum value of US $200,000. The investor must hold the property for at least 3 years from the grant of citizenship. Furthermore, you may only re-sell that real estate under the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program after 5 years of acquiring citizenship. The following government fees also apply depending on the number of dependents included in the application:
How to Qualify for Dominica Citizenship
Main applicant to Dominica citizenship must be at least 18 years old
Applicants must hold no criminal record
Must prove the source of fund for the investment
Children dependents under the age of 30
Parent dependents above the age of 55
Unmarried sibling dependents under the age of 25
Must undergo a due diligence checks to gain approval
Dominica Passport How to Apply and Obtain
Notice: Only authorized agents are allowed to promote the Dominica program. Guide Consultants is an authorized agent listed under the Citizenship by Investment Unit to promote & provide full services for the Dominica Citizenship by Investment program.
Our specialized team will work with you to collect, translate and notarize the documents required, while ensuring all documents adhere to Dominica government's requirements.
The documents will be submitted together with the due diligence and processing fees to the government of Dominica. Your application will start; due diligence will be performed.
Once we secure the initial approval, Dominica government will send a letter requesting the remaining funds.
You make your investment for the program you have chosen.
You receive your Certificate of Naturalization - you are now a citizen of Dominica.
Your Guide Consultants advisor applies for your Dominica passport and delivers it to you.
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