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How to get Dominica Citizenship by Investment

About the program

The Dominica citizenship by investment program is typically chosen because it is affordable, fast and provides many benefits to the investor. The whole process can be done remotely.


Minimum Investment

$100,000 is the minimum investment for a non-refundable contribution.

$200,00 is the minimum investment in a government-approved real estate project.


About the country

Breathtaking nature, welcoming people, a safe environment, comfortable climate, and stable economy all make Dominica an attractive choice for investors.

Population: 75,000 Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD) Language: English Capital: Roseau

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Processing time

It normally takes 3-4 months to obtain Dominica citizenship by investment.

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Visa-free travel

143 countries are open for Dominica passports with visa-free or visa-on-arrival, including, Singapore, the UK, and European Union.


Benefits of Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program

  • Free travel
    Easy Entrance

    You can apply without a language test or minimum stay, there are no restrictions on dual citizenship, and all can be done remotely.

  • Documents paperwork
    Tax relief

    No tax on foreign income, dividends, gifts, wealth, and inheritance.

  • Movement
    Access for the whole family

    Possibility to add 4 generations, including grandparents of the main applicant and spouse, children under 30 and siblings to the one application.

  • Comfortable life
    Comfortable life

    With its stunning nature, comfortable climate, and high quality of everyday life, Dominica is known as a pearl of the Caribbean.


Type of Investment for Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program

The Dominica citizenship by investment program offers the investor 2 options – investment in real estate or donation to the government.  The first option is more expensive but more popular as it provides income opportunity and the possibility of a buy-back option after 5 years, which is the required minimum for holding the investment.

  • Money cash flow

    Minimum amount to transfer to the Economic Development Fund. (For couples, this value is US$ 150,000, and US$ 175,000 for a family of 4.) This is a non-refundable contribution.

  • Process progress

    Minimum investment in government-approved real estate projects. Investors pay for the property and other fees only after citizenship is approved by the authorities.

Who can apply for Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program?

Requirements for an investor:

  • 18 years or older
  • Clean criminal record
  • Medical certificate of general good health

Citizenship is transferable to new spouses and future generations.

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Eligible family members:

  • Spouse
  • Children under  30 years
  • Parents and grandparents of the main applicant or spouse
  • Unmarried siblings, without children and under 26 years of age, of the main applicant

Timeline for obtaining Citizenship in Dominica

The Dominica citizenship by investment program is one of the first of such programs and one of the easiest to apply for. Clear steps and the absence of long waiting times make it an attractive choice. Invest Citizenship will recommend highly experienced lawyers or expert advisors to guide you and support you until you receive your passport.
On July 19th 2023, Dominican government announced they would conduct mandatory interview for all applicants over 16 years old. Interview can be done personally or online and is considered as part of Due diligence process.

Step 1

Documents paperwork

1 month

Prepare all the necessary documents, such as criminal record certificate and medical certificate. If you invest in real estate, you must also present the sales agreement you have signed with a government-approved developer.

Step 2


2 month

Submit the application. Upon submission, due diligence checks are conducted by government, then authorities make a decision. Once you receive approval, you must finalize your investment and provide proof of payment.

Step 3

book a meeting

1 month

After final approval, Citizenship Certificates and passports of Dominica are issued. This is a completely remote procedure. The exact time of this step may vary in the case of real estate investment.

Real Estate Investment Options

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Luxury resort

Resort will be developed on Douglas Bay, a tranquil and picturesque white sand beach on the Caribbean Sea. It will be a luxury hotel resort comprising 160 rooms and suites. It is located in the north-west of the island and moments away from the town of Portsmouth, the island’s former capital and second largest town.

Price $220,000
Location: Portsmouth

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