The Dominican passport ranks 34th in the world as of January 2023. This means that Dominican citizens can travel visa-free to 142 countries in the world.

This grants it an overall high mobility score and makes it a desirable passport.

Republic of Dominica

The Dominica Citizenship Investment Programme is one of the most affordable and flexible in the world. In 1993, the Dominican government waived the requirement to reside in Dominica, making attractive citizenship easier to be obtained.

How to Obtain Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment.

Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment programme is one of the most cost-effective CBI offerings in the Caribbean. There are two main investment routes that applicants can apply through. The first is by making an economic contribution (donation) to Dominica’s National Development Fund. The second option is available by investing in various Government approved real estate projects. The programme requires a minimum investment of $100,000, plus fees.

  • One of the oldest and most trusted citizenship-by-investment programmes
  • Visa-free travel to around 120 countries
  • The right to live, work and study in all 28 EU countries
  • Minimal taxation with no wealth, gift, inheritance, foreign income or capital gains tax
  • Full rights to live and work in Dominica
  • There is no need to reside in Dominica before or after citizenship is granted
Dominica Citizenship by Investment Requirement

In addition to making the necessary investment or donation, there are several requirements that applicants must meet for Dominica.

Family Requirement: Family members can be included in the application for citizenship. The main investor can include:

  • Spouse
  • Children up to the age of 30 years
  • Dependent parents over 65 years
Due Diligence Requirements

All applicants will need to be of good character and undergo the Government due diligence formalities: Investors must provide

  • Police Reports – evidence of a clean criminal record
  • Have no outstanding visa refusals
  • Various documentation, including financial documents, employment/ business documents, ID, proof of address
Minimum Stay Requirements

One of the many attractions of gaining second citizenship in Dominica is that the Citizenship by Investment programme does not have any minimum stay requirements. Citizens of Dominica have the right to live, work or study in the country if they wish to, but this is not a pre-requisite of the programme. There is also no interview or language test required.

How much Does Dominica’s Citizenship By Investment Programme Cost?

The most affordable way to Citizenship in Dominica is through the contribution option. The minimum investment required for Dominican Citizenship through donation is $100,000 for a single applicant plus fees or $200,000 for a family of four. It is also possible to invest via government-approved real estate options. The required real estate investment of $200,000 is one of the most affordable in the Caribbean. Government, professional and due diligence fees apply

How Long does Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment take?

Processing time is around 60-90 days from the date the applicant’s file is submitted to Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU). Typically, it takes most applicants between 2-6 weeks prior to this to gather all their documentation. e-lhr  processing team will assist applicants with this entire process.

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