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.
Officially the Commonwealth of Dominica, this beautiful island boasts unspoiled sandy beaches, lush green mountains, estates of unspoiled tropical rainforests, and some of the best diving and hiking in the Caribbean. A diverse blend of English, French, African and Carib people and cultures, Dominica is a politically and economically stable state with the lowest crime rate in the region. In addition, Dominica recognizes dual citizenship. The Economic Citizenship Program offers applicants an array of benefits and privileges:
- No physical residency requirements.
- Inclusion of dependent children under 30.
- Inclusion of unmarried daughters under 30 living with and fully supported by the main applicant.
- Inclusion of dependent parents and grandparents over 55.
- No education or managerial experience required.
- Visa-free travel to over 125 countries, including Europe’s Schengen zone, the U.K., Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Turkey.
- No taxes for visitors.
A. Single Applicant
A single applicant is required to make a throwaway contribution of US$100,000 to the Government Fund.
B. Family Application I
(Applicant + spouse)
A nonrefundable contribution of US$175,000 qualifies the main applicant and the applicant’s partner.
C. Family Application II
(Applicant + up to three qualifying dependents)
A non-refundable contribution of US$200,000 qualifies the main applicant and up to three dependents. An additional $25,000 is required for each additional dependent, other than a spouse.
Applicants may purchase property valued at a minimum of US$200,000 in a government-approved real estate development. The investment must be maintained for a minimum of three years. If maintained and sold after five years, the property succeeds the next applicant 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 whose investment funds do not originate from one of the above-mentioned countries.