Dominica Citizenship By Investment

About Dominica

Established in 1993, Dominica has one of the longest running citizenship programs and has set the standard for other citizenship by investment programs alike. Dominica offers a direct path to citizenship where applicants can proceed with their choice of investment and obtain a passport within 2-3 months.

Dominica is considered one of the most beautiful islands and has become well known as “the nature isle of the Caribbean.” Dominica offers golden beaches, mountains, waterfalls, hot springs and tropical rainforests with sunny temperatures year-round.

Prime Minister:
Roosevelt Skerrit

Government:
Parliamentary Democratic Republic

Economy:
Agriculture (including coffee, cocoa bananas, citrus fruit), tourism and manufacturing

Currency:
Eastern Caribbean Dollar

Capital City:
Roseau

Population:
Less than 75k

Language:
English

Tax system:
Territorial Tax System

Members of:
UN, OAS (Organization of American States), Commonwealth, CARICOM


Benefits


Increase Your Global Mobility with Visa Free Access to over 135 Countries

Dominica offers a high ranking passport in the Caribbean giving passport holders visa-free access to over 135 countries including the EU, UK, Singapore and Hong Kong. Along with access to more countries, applicants may live, work and study Dominica as well as any member country of the CARICOM Community.

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Eligibility

Applicants proceeding with the citizenship by investment program must be at least 18 years of age and hold a clean criminal record. The Dominica Citizenship Unit conducts a thorough due diligence process to ensure only the highest moral standing applicants can proceed. Applicants are required to provide personal documentation such as passports, national IDs, birth and marriage certificates as well as proof of funds. Along with the required documentation, applicants have the choice of proceeding with 2 investment options.



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Investment Options

A non-refundable donation to the EDF (Economic Diversification Fund). The EDF is a government fund that focuses on the advancement of socio-economic projects including education, healthcare, sport, information technology and tourism.

Applicants can instead proceed with a real estate investment option in a government approved project in the tourism sector and maintain the investment for 3 years.

Investment

Addtional Fees

= One main applicant

= One main applicant + dependents

( * ) = After 3 years the property can be sold, allowing you to release your capital, without affecting your citizenship.


Process

1. Speak with one of our advisors to determine the best solution for you and your family. We will discuss the various citizenship options along with the process and investment options of each program. We off tailored solutions to assist and meet your goals.

2. We will conduct our initial due diligence check to ensure that you do not currently hold any criminal charges and are eligible to proceed with the Dominica citizenship program. To process the initial due diligence check, a copy of passports for all applicants over 16 and a copy proof of address (such as a utility bill) is required.

3. Offshore Circle will provide a customized and itemized list of requirements to ensure you meet and comply with all requirements set by The Dominica Citizenship Unit.

4. Offshore Circle requires a non-refundable retainer to supply application forms and work on your application file.

5. Once the application file is complete, you will be required to pay all government due diligence and processing fees to proceed. Offshore Circle will then submit the completed application through an authorized agent, as required by law.

6. The Citizenship Unit will review your application and conduct a thorough due diligence checks on each of the applicants included. The typical timeframe is 2-3 months.

7. Upon approval, The Citizenship Unit will issue a letter of approval with instructions on how to proceed with the chosen investment option.

8. Upon clearance of the investment amount, applicants are required to sign the Oath of Allegiance to the Commonwealth of Dominica, before a notary. The passports will then be issued within 4 weeks and couriered to your nearest Dominica Consulate or your preferred location. Passports are valid for 5 years for applicants under 16 years of age and for 10 years for applicants over 16 years old and can be renewed at the nearest Dominica Consulate.

Speak with one of our advisors to determine the best solution for you and your family. We will discuss the various citizenship options along with the process and investment options of each program. We offer tailored solutions to assist and meet your goals.

We will conduct our initial due diligence check to ensure that you do not currently hold any criminal charges and are eligible to proceed with the Dominica citizenship program. To process the initial due diligence check, a copy of passports for all applicants over 16 and a copy proof of address (such as a utility bill) is required.

Offshore Circle will provide a customized and itemized list of requirements to ensure you meet and comply with all requirements set by The Dominica Citizenship Unit.

Offshore Circle requires a non-refundable retainer to supply application forms and work on your application file.

Once the application file is complete, you will be required to pay all government due diligence and processing fees to proceed. Offshore Circle will then submit the completed application through an authorized agent, as required by law.

The Citizenship Unit will review your application and conduct a thorough due diligence checks on each of the applicants included. The typical timeframe is 2-3 months.

Upon approval, The Citizenship Unit will issue a letter of approval with instructions on how to proceed with the chosen investment option.

Upon clearance of the investment amount, applicants are required to sign the Oath of Allegiance to the Commonwealth of Dominica, before a notary. The passports will then be issued within 4 weeks and couriered to your nearest Dominica Consulate or your preferred location. Passports are valid for 5 years for applicants under 16 years of age and for 10 years for applicants over 16 years old and can be renewed at the nearest Dominica Consulate.


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