Get Dominica Citizenship by investing in real estate or making a contribution – second passport for foreigners. Learn about minimum investment amount, options, and requirements.
Citizenship that grants you the freedom to travel and do business. Go visa-free to Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, and even China.
One of the fastest and most low-cost citizenships that can be obtained remotely. The second passport you can use to participate in Golden Visa programs.
Dominica citizenship can be obtained by your family members and inherited by your children.
You can acquire it in 2 ways of investment: contributing to a state fund or purchasing real estate in the country. The minimum required amount is $100,000 for one applicant.
The Dominica Citizenship by Investment (CBI) program is designated for those who wish to obtain citizenship of the country by investing in it. This program is one of the oldest in the world. It is also often referred to as economic citizenship because it involves individuals contributing money to the development of Dominica's economy.
Participation in the program is available for nationals from all over the world. Foreigners can benefit from obtaining a Dominica passport: they do not have to use their first passport to travel, participate in Golden Visa programs, open bank accounts abroad, establish a business, and much more.
There are three general conditions for obtaining Dominica citizenship by investment:
An applicant has to buy real estate that is approved by the government.
You can buy a property together with other applicants as long as your share is no less than $200,000.
If you want to sell the property later, you must wait 3 years.
The property you buy and want to resell to another applicant for citizenship must be kept for at least 5 years.
The investment of $100,000 is non-refundable – it is a contribution to the state Economic Diversification Fund.
Our experts will gladly help you learn more about Dominica's passport requirements.
Dominica citizenship can be issued to your family members as well. It is also an excellent opportunity to provide for future generations: your children are eligible to inherit the passport you get.
Be formally registered as a spouse of the applicant.
Children up to 30 y.o. that are fully maintained or substantially supported by the principal applicant.
Your kids born after you got your citizenship will inherit it automatically.
Parents or grandparents can participate in the CBI program if they are older than 65 y.o. and are financially supported by the principal applicant.
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As well as passports of some other Caribbean countries, the Dominica passport gives you access to 145 countries worldwide. You can travel without preparing numerous documents for a visa.
Over 110 visa-free states are available for Dominica passport holders, for example, European countries, including the Schengen zone, South Korea, Brazil, Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, and even China.
If you travel to the remaining 30+ countries, you gain access there with an eVisa – an electronic version of a visa that is easy and fast to get online, or you are issued a visa on arrival.
The passport also allows you to get a 10-year visa to the US and stay there for up to 180 days per year.
Having a Dominica passport but not being a country tax resident exempts you from paying various taxes. If your dividends, interest, or royalties originate from overseas, they are not subject to taxation.
Also, foreign investors will not pay wealth, gifts, inheritance, capital gains, or foreign income tax in Dominica. Make sure not to spend more than 6 months in Dominica if you do not want to become their tax resident.
Dominica citizens can travel freely to several Caribbean countries, among which are Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. You do not need to take your passport to go there; you only need your ID card.
You do not have to renounce your first citizenship when you get your Dominica one. It enables you to use one passport or another, depending on your plans. You will have the freedom to stay in various countries across the continents for 30, 60, or 90 days or more.
Some countries require you to pass examinations, e.g., language or history tests, in order to get citizenship. When becoming a Dominica citizen, you do not need to take any exams or pass an interview.
This citizenship is one of the fastest and easiest to get your hands on. The whole process only takes from 3 to 6 months. You do not have to visit the island to receive your passport – applicants can do it remotely.
If you decide to invest in property on the island, you need to take into consideration the local climate. Hurricanes in Dominica often destroy local infrastructure and private property.
The real estate you are supposed to buy must be approved by the government, which often makes it more expensive than it should be. Moreover, renting such property out might be challenging. Buying a house or villa there is more of a lifestyle purchase for your holidays on the island.
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Book a call with us if you need help with the CBI program, its requirements, or advice on the best investment strategies.
We will review your case and identify any potential reasons for application rejection. If the risks are high, we will help you choose an alternative program if the risks are high.
With the help of our lawyer, we will collect the required document portfolio. All the papers will be properly prepared for submission.
Passing the due diligence check – the CBI unit will get familiarized with your application and will take their decision.
In case the application is approved, the investor either makes a contribution to the EDF or purchases real estate in Dominica.
Getting a new passport and naturalization certificate takes up to 4 weeks. The documents can be delivered to the applicant's address.
Purchasing real estate in Dominica can be an uneasy process if you are unfamiliar with local particularities and legislation. The property you buy must be approved by the government, which usually leads to overpricing.
Wealthy Expat experts can help you find real estate that meets your needs and requests.
Citizenship of Dominica cannot be obtained on your own. Applicants must seek the assistance of a licensed agent who will assist them in preparing and submitting all the documents correctly, transferring money, passing due diligence, and more.
The Wealthy Expat lawyer can help you to go through this rigorous process. We already helped hundreds of clients to get their new citizenship.
We get thousands of questions from readers monthly, here are the most frequent ones.
The minimum amount to get Dominica citizenship is a $100,000 contribution to a state fund.
No, you become a tax resident if you spend more than 183 days a year in Dominica.
No, Dominica does not require you to revoke your previous citizenship unless the other country you are a national of demands it.
Yes, you can resell the purchased property if you wish. However, you need to keep it for at least 3 years. In case the real estate is bought by the other applicant for the CBI program, you will need to wait for 5 years.
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