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.
|French Polynesia||Palestinian Territory||Bermuda||Egypt||Austria|
|New Caledonia||Hong Kong (SAR China)||Brazil||Eswatini||Belarus|
|Micronesia||Macao||Costa Rica||Madagascar||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Solomon Islands*||Singapore||Panama||St. Helena||Czech Republic|
|Bangladesh*||Antigua and Barbuda||Guinea-Bissau*||Germany|
|South Korea*||Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba||Mozambique*||Iceland|
|Sri Lanka*||British Virgin Islands||Rwanda*||Ireland|
|French West Indies||Togo*||Lithuania|
|St. Kitts and Nevis||Netherlands|
|St. Vincent and the Grenadines||Portugal|
|Trinidad and Tobago||Romania|
|Turks and Caicos Islands||Russia|
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.
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
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 Applicant||USD $100,000|
|Applicant + Spouse||USD $150,000|
|Applicant + Spouse + 2 Children||USD $175,000|
|Additional Dependent||USD $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 applicant||USD $25,000|
|Family of up to 4||USD $35,000|
|Family of up to 6||USD $50,000|
|Family of 7 or more||USD $70,000|
|Additional dependents||USD $25,000 each|
|Eligible siblings 18 to 25||USD $50,000 each|
There are many benefits of getting a Dominican passport and these include:
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?
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
|Children under 16||5-years|
Eligibility for Dominican Citizenship by investment program
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:
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.