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Dominica Passport: The Ultimate guide

Dominica is a small island country located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The country is known for its lush rainforests, sandy beaches, and hot springs. Dominica offers a citizenship by investment program that allows foreign investors to obtain a full Dominican passport and lifetime residency in only three months by investing just $200,000 into an approved real estate project or $100,000 through Government donation. As the holder of a Dominica passport, you have visa-free or visa on arrival access to more than 146 countries including the Schengen Area, United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malaysia.
However, if you are considering investing in the Dominica to acquire a second citizenship , then you are in the right place. We will share everything you need to know about a Dominican passport, including:
The requirements of getting a Dominican passport
Processes of getting a Dominican passport
Benefits of getting a Dominican passport
Frequently asked questions about Dominica Citizenship by investment program

Dominican passport ranking

33rd

Passport ranking index in 2022

144

Visa free Destinations

Dominican passport is ranking at the 33rd position on the passport ranking index. The holders of Dominican passport can now travel to over 112 visa free countries and 32 countries for visa on arrival. This includes EU countries, the United Kingdom, Israel, Singapore, China, and Russia. However, you still need a visa to enter countries like New Zealand, Japan, Australia and the United States.

What are the available options for acquiring the Dominican passport?

While you may have to live in the US for a minimum of 5-years before you can apply for a US passport, the Dominican government offers foreigners a Citizenship-by-investment program, an easy path to obtaining a Dominican passport. The program was launched in 1993 for foreign nationals who are willing to invest in the nation, and in return, be rewarded citizenship with a second passport. In this case, there are two options available which are

  • Donation to the Economic Diversification Fund 
  • Real Estate Investment

So stay with us to learn more about each of these programs.

Option 1: Donation to the Economic Diversification Fund (EDF)

In an effort to enhance its national development, the Dominican government offers foreign nationals the opportunity to contribute to the financing of the country’s public sector projects such as building and renovating hospitals, schools, national sports stadiums, etc. To qualify for Dominican citizenship under this option, individuals must make non-refundable monetary contributions to the Economic Diversification Fund. See the table below for the breakdown of the donation:  

 

Single ApplicantUSD $100,000
Applicant + SpouseUSD $150,000
Applicant + Spouse + 2 ChildrenUSD $175,000
Additional DependentUSD $25,000 each
Eligible Siblings (18 to 25 years)USD $50,000 each

Option 2:  Dominica Real Estate Investment

As a country surrounded by beautiful islands, Dominica is no doubt one of the most attractive places to be, as the number of tourists visiting the country each year continues to rise. If you want to secure a peaceful place, possibly for your retirement days, now is the right time because not only have foreign investors been focusing on investing in the Dominica luxury resorts, foreign ownership of the real estate in the Caribbean country has increased rapidly over the past few years. To opt for this program, the investor must invest a minimum of $200,000 in the Dominican government-approved real estate development. The table below will give you a breakdown of the required extra fees:

The minimum investment for a Dominican Real Estate is: $200,000.

Main applicantUSD $25,000
SpouseUSD $10,000
Family of up to 4USD $35,000
Family of up to 6USD $50,000
Family of 7 or moreUSD $70,000
Additional dependentsUSD $25,000 each
Eligible siblings 18 to 25USD $50,000 each

Benefits of getting a Dominican Passport

There are many benefits of getting a Dominican passport and these include:

  • Visa-free travel to over 146 countries.
  • Dual citizenship allowed
  • Duty-free trading in the Caribbean
  • No residency requirement
  • Tax relief benefits

What are the processes of getting Dominican Citizenship through real estate investment?

As an investor, it is not possible to submit an application directly to the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Unit (CBIU). Here at CTrustGlobal, a registered and authorized agent with CBIU, we are poised to assist every foreign investor through the entire process from start to finish to ensure you acquire your second passport seamlessly.

What are the steps to take?

  • Contact us or fill out our form below and we will get in touch with you.
  • After the first step, we will set up a meeting with you to discuss further.

How long does it take to get a Dominica passport?

In general, it takes just about 3 to 4 months to obtain a Dominican passport.

What is the Validity of a Dominica passport?

While Citizenship is for life, the Dominican passport expires every 10 years to which it should be renewed. Meanwhile, for children under 16 years old, the passport has a validity of 5 years.

Dominica passport validity

Adults10-years
Children under 165-years

Eligibility for Dominican Citizenship by investment program

  • Investor must hold no criminal record.
  • You must have excellent health
  • Be of outstanding character
  • Financial investment

Requirements for Dominica passport renewal

The process to renew a Dominica passport is quick and easy, and you can apply before the expiration of your passport. It takes not more than 10 days to get a new passport. To apply, simply visit the nearest Dominica consulate and present the following documents:

  • Dominica Passport Copy (old passport).
  • Copy of naturalization certificate
  • Passport Form application.
  • Two (2) passport size photos, for the passport form application.
  • Copy of the Birth certificate

More about Dominica

The country of Dominica is an English-speaking mountainous island in the eastern Caribbean sea. It is not to be confused with its neighboring country, the Dominican Republic. The country is located in the Lesser Antilles, near the French overseas territories of Martinique and Guadeloupe. It has a population of less than 100,000. And every year, the government determines the business sectors.

  • Language — English
  • Capital — Roseau
  • Passport rank — 30th position
  • Population —  72, 312
  • Local Time — UTC-04:00
  • Phone code — +1767
  • Currency — East Caribbean dollar
  • Year of independence — November 3, 1978

VISA FREE COUNTRIES FOR DOMINICA PASSPORT HOLDERS

Here is a list of countries that Commonwealth of Dominica passport holders can travel to, either without a visa, where a visa on arrival will be issued or where free entry is given for a fixed period.

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OceaniaAsiaAmericasAfricaEurope
Cook IslandsIsraelBelizeBotswanaAndorra
French PolynesiaPalestinian TerritoryBermudaEgypt Austria
New CaledoniaHong Kong (SAR China)BrazilEswatiniBelarus
FijiIndonesiaColombiaLesothoBelgium
MicronesiaMacaoCosta RicaMadagascar Bosnia and Herzegovina
NiueMalaysiaEcuadorMalawiBulgaria
VanuatuNepal French GuianaMayotteCroatia
Palau Islands*PhilippinesGuyanaReunionCyprus
Solomon Islands*SingaporePanamaSt. HelenaCzech Republic
Tuvalu *UzbekistanPeruTanzaniaDenmark
Samoa*Timor-LesteSurinameThe GambiaEstonia
Tonga*Armenia*UruguayZambiaFaroe Islands
Jordan*VenezuelaCape Verde*Finland
Iran*AnguillaComoros*France
Bangladesh*Antigua and BarbudaGuinea-Bissau*Germany
China*ArubaKenya*Gibraltar
Laos*BahamasMauritania*Greece
Maldives*BarbadosMauritius*Hungary
South Korea*Bonaire; St. Eustatius and SabaMozambique*Iceland
Sri Lanka*British Virgin IslandsRwanda*Ireland
Cambodia*Cayman IslandsSenegal*Italy
CubaSeychelles*Kosovo
CuracaoSierra Leone*Latvia
Dominican RepublicSomalia*Liechtenstein
French West IndiesTogo*Lithuania
French GuianaUganda*Luxembourg
GrenadaMalta
HaitiMoldova
JamaicaMonaco
MontserratMontenegro
St. Kitts and NevisNetherlands
St. LuciaNorway
St. MaartenPoland
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesPortugal
Trinidad and TobagoRomania
Turks and Caicos IslandsRussia
Argentina*San Marino
Bolivia*Serbia
Nicaragua*Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Vatican City

The List above is just as a Guide and everyone must check before travel.

Disclaimer: This list is intended only as a guide which is current at the time of posting. Any future changes in visa-free travel countries after posting on CTrustGlobal may not be available and CTrustGlobal will not be responsible for a discrepancy. However, Travellers are advised to visit the relevant embassies’ official website or contact the nearest Embassy/Consulate for country he/she is interested to travel.

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