DOMINICA

Economic Citizenship Program

Named “the Nature Island” for its unspoiled natural beauty, Dominica is arguably the most breathtaking island in the Caribbean, boasting one of the best standards of living in the region.

WHY CHOOSE DOMINICA?

Officially The Commonwealth of Dominica, this beautiful island boasts pristine sandy beaches, lush green mountains, acres of unspoiled tropical rainforests, and some of the best diving and hiking in the Caribbean. A diverse blend of English, French, African and Carib peoples and cultures, Dominica is a politically and economically stable state with the lowest crime rate in the region. The Economic Citizenship Program Dominica offers applicants a wealth of benefits and privileges, including:

  • No physical residency requirements;
  • Inclusion of dependent children up to 28;
  • Inclusion of unmarried daughters under 28 living with and fully supported by the main applicant;
  • No minimum level of education required;
  • No managerial experience required;
  • No interview, education or management experience required;
  • Visa-free travel to over 110 countries including Europe’s Schengen zone, UK, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Turkey;
  • No taxes for non-residents;
  • Dominica recognizes dual citizenship, so you can retain your current nationality.

Qualifications

The Program offers many benefits in exchange of several requirements that applicants must meet. To qualify for citizenship in Dominica applicants need to meet the following criteria:

  • Be of outstanding character;
  • Hold no criminal record;
  • Have excellent health;
  • Have a basic knowledge of English;
  • Make a direct, non-refundable investment with the government of Dominica.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS

The investment options for obtaining citizenship status in Dominica are as follows:

DONATION

A. Single applicant

A single applicant will be required to make an investment of US$100,000.

B. Family application I

(Applicant + spouse)

An investment of US$175,000 qualifies the applicant and the applicant’s spouse for citizenship.

C. Family application II

(Applicant + spouse + 2 children under 18)

An investment of US$200,000 qualifies the applicant, the applicant’s spouse and two children under 18 years for citizenship.

D. Family application III

(Applicant + spouse + 3 children under 18)

REAL ESTATE

The property purchase must equal a minimum of US$ 200,000 invested in a government-approved real estate development. The investment must be maintained for a minimum of 3 years. If maintained and sold after 5 years, it would qualify the next buyer for citizenship as well.

Nationals of the following countries and territories will be treated on a case-by-case basis: Afghanistan, Chechnya, Iraq, North Korea, Pakistan, Sao Tome Principe, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Yemen.

Exceptions are applicants who have been legal residents in other countries for 10 years or more and their investment funds are not originating from one of the above-mentioned countries. For case-by-case eligibility, please contact us.


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Dominica

73,449

Population Growth: 0.22%

14,300 USD

GDP (per capita)

GDP (purchasing power parity)

1.015 billion USD

112

Visa free countries


LOCATION

Caribbean, Islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about half way between Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago

CAPITAL

Roseau

DIFFERENCE

UTC-4

TOTAL AREA

751 sq. km

AGE DEMOGRAPHICS

0-14: 22.1%, 15-24: 16.7%, 25-54: 41.5%, 55-64: 9.2%, 65+: 10.4%

LANGUAGE

English (official) French patois

RELIGIONS

Roman Catholic 61.4%, Protestant 20.6%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.2%, other Christian 7.7%, Rastafarian 1.3%, other or unspecified 1.6%, none 6.1%

GOVERNMENT TYPE

Parliamentary democracy

CURRENCY

East Caribbean dollars (XCD), tied to USD

EXCHANGE RATE

1 USD = XCD 2.70 (2014)