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DOMINICA CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT PROGRAM

Overview

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has created a Citizenship by Investment Program to channel capital into its national development (funding schools, hospital renovations, a sports stadium, and other public sector projects). This program allows applicants to become citizens of the Commonwealth of Dominica without a residency requirement. Once Citizenship is granted, passports may be easily obtained.

Benefits

  • Citizenship in a British Commonwealth country.
  • Dominica citizenship is for life and not revocable.
  • There is no residency requirement under the Citizenship by Investment Program.
  • Dominica recognizes dual citizenship, and does not require applicants to renounce their current citizenship.
  • Dominica passport-holders enjoy visa-free travel to many countries worldwide.
  • Off-shore bank accounts, investments, and Dominica-incorporated companies give unique opportunities for business and tax planning.
Qualifications Qualifications

Qualifications

To qualify under the Citizenship by Investment Program, the following criteria must be met:

  1. The principal applicant must be over 18 years of age.
  2. To qualify as dependents, children must be unmarried and under age 18, or under age 30 and full-time students (financially dependent on the applicant).  Dependent parents and grandparents over age 55 may apply.  Dependent siblings under age 25 may also apply.
  3. Applicants must make a one-time payment to the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica, or invest min. USD $200,000 in real estate.
  4. Applicants must pass a Due Diligence examination, and have no criminal record.
  5. Applicants must not have been denied a visa from a country with which Dominica has a visa-waiver agreement (e.g. the Schengen area or U.K.).
  6. Applicants must complete a medical examination.

 

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Process Process

Process

Prepare application       

Submit application

1 month

Government processing

Receive pre-approval

3 months

Payment of investment

Receive passport

 1 month
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Visa Free Travel

Note: Visas for Canada and the United States may be easily obtained upon application.