Dominica is located in the fascinating Caribbean Sea, known as the backyard garden of the world. It is the last island on the Caribbean Sea that became a European colony. It was originally a British colony which became independent and joined the Commonwealth in 1978.
The super-excellent natural environment and climate make Dominica a major ecotourism destination in the Caribbean Sea areas. There are pristine rain forests, waterfalls, remote cliffs and volcanic canyons, colorful sulfur springs, mini fountains and hot springs. Travelers around the globe are attracted by the abundant natural landscapes of the island.
Dominica used to be a colony of France and the UK. English is the official language; while Creole, a French dialect, reflects the cultural characteristics of the island.
Since 1976, transaction of the East Caribbean dollar ((XCD)) with the US dollar has been established, with US USD 1 = 2. 70 East Caribbean dollars. The East Caribbean dollar is the official currency of Dominica. Dominica is a member of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the United Nations (UN). Dominica has been committed to participate actively in major global affairs.
Established in 1993, Dominica citizenship program is one of the naturalization programs that have the longest history in the world. Immigrants to Dominica can enjoy many advantages, which can be divided into the following aspects:
Express approval. Applicants can obtain the passports within three months.
Comparison of popular Golden Visas
|Minimum investment required||USD 100, 000||USD 150, 000||USD 300, 000|
|Direct pathway to naturalization||Yes||Yes||No|
|Exchange financial information with China||No||Yes||Yes|
|Required Days of stay||Not required||Not required||5 years|
|Visa free countries||Over 140||154||183|
|Citizenship English test||No||No||English test|
|Income requirement||Not required||Required||Over 100, 000 euros per year|
|Processing time||Within 3 months||3 – 4 months||12 – 18 months|
Dominica passport holders are granted to use their citizenship to travel internationally more easily, and enjoy visa-free visit travel jointly realized by the Dominica government and its global allies. With a Dominica passport, one can visit many important centers without a visa, including the United Kingdom (which has a long historical relationship with Dominica), Hong Kong, Schengen countries in the EU and Russia.
After the application of a Dominica passport, Successful applicant of the Dominica Citizenship by Investment programs can enjoy visa-free or visa-on-arrival (*) visits to the following countries. It is important to note that the following list of countries is subject to change and needs to be adhere to the actual situation. It is strongly recommended that one should contact local authorities and agencies for details before working out a travel schedule.
|Anguilla||Comoros *||Gibraltar||Lesotho||Norway||St. Kitts and Nevis||Vanuatu|
|Antigua and Barbuda||Cook Islands||Greece||Liechtenstein||Panama||St. Lucia||Vanuatu|
|Aruba||Costa Rica||Granada and the Grenadines||Lithuania||Peru||St. Vincent||Venezuela|
|Barbados||Czech Republic||Hong Kong||Malaysia||Portugal||Switzerland||Zimbabwe*|
|Belgium||Dominican Republic||Iceland||Malta||Samoa (West)||Bahamas|
|Belize||East Timor *||Ireland||Marshall Islands||Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe*||East Timor|
|British Virgin Islands||El Salvador||Jamaica||Mauritius||Singapore||Tonga|
|Brunel||Estonia||Jordan*||Montserrat||Slovakia||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Burundi *||Fiji||The republic of Korea||Namibia||Slovenia||Turkey *|
|Cape Verde Islands||Finland||Laos*||the Greater and Lesser Antilles||Solomon Islands||The Turks and Caicos Islands|
|Columbia||Germany||Leeward Islands||Northern Mariana Islands||St Martin||United Kingdom|
There are two ways to migrate to Dominica: 1) By investment 2) By contribution:
1) By investment:
To obtain Dominica citizenship through the real estate option of the Dominica Citizenship by Investment program, applicants must purchase authorized real estate worth at least USD 200, 000.
With the local government vigorous promotion on tourism and the construction of large-scale international airports, many internationally well-known brands (such as Hilton) have begun to invest in Dominica and build large-scale tourist resorts. In addition, given the 100% completion rate of Dominica’s real estate project, which allow investors confidence.
2) By contribution:
Applicants who invest in immigration programs to gain Dominica citizenship must make non-refundable donations to the Economic Diversification Fund.
Fees will vary based on the number of affiliated applicants to be included in the application. Affiliated applicants refer to children who are dependant of the main applicant, as well as the spouse, parents and other family members of the main applicant.
Individual applicant: USD 100, 000
The main applicant and the spouse: USD 150, 000
Siblings (between the ages of 18 and 25) of the main applicant or the spouse of the main applicant: USD 50, 000
Other affiliated applicants who are not in the above two categories (the spouse of the main applicant, siblings (18 – 25 years of age) of the main applicant or siblings (18 – 25 years of age) of the spouse of the main applicant): USD 25, 000
A family of four (including the main applicant, the spouse of the main applicant, and two affiliated applicants (non-siblings of the main applicant or non-siblings of the spouse of the main applicant): USD 175, 000
* Remark: The above prices do not include legal fees and official application fees incurred during the application process. Please consult the authorized agents for details.
The applicant cannot submit the application directly to the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Unit, but can only be processed by an authorized agency. We are a leading authorized agencies by the government.
Through authorized organizations of the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Unit, in accordance with the regulation policy introduced in 2014, we have obtained the right to represent the applicant in the Dominica Citizenship by Investment application after paying a certain amount of agency fee fees to Dominica.
We assist the applicant to prepare all necessary documents required by the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Unit. Customers are required to fill in a unified application form, going through health examination, and obtain a specific certification. Such documents are to be prepared in English, and the identification certificate should be provided by an appropriate legal institution. In the case of real estate investment, a real estate transaction agreement should be prepared.
Your application will be reviewed by means of information survey and background survey to verify the genuinity of the information you provided. The Investment and Immigration Bureau will make the decision based on the results of the survey.
Customers may learn about application issues through us, including approving, delaying or rejecting an application, etc.
After completing all the forms and all relevant documents in place, the application will be submitted to Dominica Citizenship by Investment Unit and we will make contact on behalf of the applicant.
At present, interview is not a mandatory requirement, but the government reserve the right to require you to attend a interview.
When the application is successfully approved, the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Unit will notify you the contribution by post if the Economic Diversification Fund is selected or the payment for real estate is completed.
Upon the receipt of the investment payment certificate, the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Unit will issue a registration certification document to certificate the applicant’s citizenship, which we shall use to obtain a Dominica passport for the applicant.
The applicant will receive a comprehensive application package. There will be necessary guidance, as well as a detailed list of all necessary documents. Applicants would generally take about two weeks to prepare, depending on the applicant’s actually situation. The following documents are to be prepared:
* Remarks: for details, please consult the authorized agencies.