Dominica Citizenship Program

Minimum Investment

US $100,000

Processing Time

3 – 4 months

Visa Free Countries

140 Countries

Dominica Overview

Dominica is called the “Nature Island of the Caribbean” for its misty rainforests that conceal countless waterfalls, rivers, and the second largest active boiling lake in the world.

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 by Investment 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 Citizenship and passport holders are privileged to numerous benefits:
Visa-free access to 143 countries and territories, including Schengen zone & UK

  • Citizenship is inheritable by new-born
  • Dominica citizenship allows dual citizenship
  • Easier access to the US & Canada
  • Permanent residency status
  • No imposed taxes on non-residents

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

Dependent children under the age of 30

Dependent parents above the age of 55

Unmarried dependent siblings under the age of 25

Must undergo due diligence checks to gain approval

Citizenship by Investment Options

Option 1 : Economic Diversification Fund (Donation)

Dominica 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:

US $100,000

US $175,000

US $50,000

US $25,000 per applicant

US $ 25,000 per applicant

US $ 50,000 per applicant

Option 2: Real Estate 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 three (3) years from the grant of citizenship. Furthermore, you may only re-sell that real estate under the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program after five (5) years of acquiring citizenship.

The following government fees also apply depending on the number of dependents included in the application:

Additional Fees for Dominica Citizenship Options

How to Apply and Obtain Dominica Passport

  • 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.


Most frequent questions and answers

Yes, Dominica does allow dual citizenship and will never ask investors to give up their existing citizenship.

Dominica has a low crime rate, especially towards tourists. The locals are very friendly and usually willing to provide assistance to travelers.

Investors looking to have Dominica citizenship through investment, can either make a non-refundable financial contribution or invest in an approved real estate project.

Dominica passport is ranking at 37th in terms of travel freedom, it offers holders visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to over 139 countries in the world.

Dominica passport by investment starts at US $100,000 for a single applicant and US $175,000 for family of four as of 2020.

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