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Explore the advantages of the Dominica Citizenship Program and Dominica passport. We are an official Government agent for the Dominica Economic Citizenship Program (check our license) and have processed more economic citizenship applications in Dominica, since 1997, than anybody else. You will also find documentation and legal requirements for acquiring genuine Dominica citizenship.
Our terms and conditions, cost and payment options for economic citizenship in Commonwealth of Dominica are fully explained below.
Dominica is known as the Nature Island of the Caribbean and it is often said that if Columbus was to return to the Caribbean now, the only island he would recognize would be Dominica. The country boasts of 365 rivers, waterfalls galore, the world’s largest Boiling Lake, and National Parks to create the incomparable beauty of this island, which is situated between two French territories Martinique and Guadeloupe.
Its shores washed by the Caribbean Sea and perfect weather all year round make Dominica the first class offshore haven for international business. Upon successful application, Dominica grants fast and legitimate citizenship and passports.
Second Passport and Dominica Citizenship for life
Dominica offers second passport and citizenship for life for the main applicant, applicant’s spouse and dependent children (if any).
Dual citizenship is permitted and there is no residency requirement. It is necessary to visit Dominica once to attend the interview with a committee appointed by the Prime Minister in order to get your second passport. However, once citizenship is granted you have the option of living and working in Dominica for the rest of your life.
Granting of Citizenship
If you submitted all documents (i.e. application forms and all supporting documents, etc.), passed all necessary procedures (like due — diligence) and the interview with the committee was successful, as a rule, you can expect to receive your Certificate of Naturalization and Passport within the next 30 days. The Minister of Immigration and Labour will personally sign the Certificate of Naturalization authenticating you as a citizen of the Commonwealth of Dominica.
Dominica Passport Validity
The validity of passports in Dominica is ten (10) years and five (5) years for persons under the age of 16. A passport which has expired or which has no further space for visas must be replaced with a new one at the nominal cost of USD 45.
Travel visa-free to more than one hundred (100) countries including: Great Britain, Hong Kong, Liechtenstein, Ireland, South Korea and Switzerland. Where a visa is required (Schengen States), it is relatively easy to obtain it within a day.
Tax Free Status
Second passport and Dominica citizenship is the key to preserve your wealth. There are no capital gains, gift, and inheritance taxes in Dominica. If you have income coming in from outside of Dominica you do not pay income tax on this income.
Protection of bank accounts, real estate and businesses, both abroad and within your own country.
The Government of Dominica does not inform the country of your current citizenship or residency about your second or third citizenship.
A residential permit for persons wishing to reside in Monaco, Switzerland, Andorra, United Kingdom, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Bahamas and other Caribbean countries is easier to obtain by Dominican citizens, based on relations with these countries.
Your representative for the citizenship application will be CCP Inc, which has years of experience in these matters. The donation into the economy of Dominica has to be deposited into the Government Approved Project Escrow account, which will only be released from the escrow account when the Citizenship is granted or returned to the applicant if citizenship is denied.
The money to be transferred into the CCP Inc’s account is to cover legal costs and processing and application fees and expenses.
This amount is to be pre-paid before the process can begin and is non refundable. For further details refer to our Fees and Procedures section and FAQ’s .
Under statutory provisions which took effect on January 1, 2014 for the Dominica Economic Citizenship Program (Dominica Citizenship-by-Investment), applications can now be submitted via an approved Real Estate Investment option.
This real estate route is an alternative to the economic contribution which was the only option available to applicants from the inception of the program.
Real estate contribution in Table 1 below refers to the total amount which must be contributed based on whether the application is submitted by:
Table 1. Real Estate Contribution Schedule
|Applicant Grouping||Economic Contribution|
|1.||Main Applicant||US $50,000 (non-refundable)|
Spouse of Main Applicant
|US $25,000 (non-refundable)|
|3.||Each child of main application under 18 years old||US $20,000 (non-refundable)|
|4.||Each qualified dependant of main applicant above 18 years old (not spouse)||US $50,000 for each qualified dependant above 18 (non-refundable)|
Real estate qualifying amount in Table 2 refers to the minimum amount that a real estate project must be valued at in order for applicants to be eligible to apply under this option.
Table 2. Real Estate Qualifying Amount Schedule
|Applicant Grouping||Value of Real Estate|
|1.||Single Applicant||US $220,000 minimum (non-refundable)|
|2.||Applicant and spouse||US $220,000 minimum (non-refundable)|
|3.||Applicant, spouse plus 2 children||US $220,000 minimum (non-refundable)|
|4.||Applicant, spouse, plus more than 2 children below 18;||US $220,000 minimum (non-refundable); plus US $20,000 for each additional child below 18|
|5.||Dependants*||US $50,000 additional minimum investment for each dependant|
Please contact us for information on due diligence fees
Dependants for the purposes of no. 5 in Table 2 include:
By this option, the amounts listed in the schedule below go towards an investment fund for areas such as education, road works, construction of schools and health facilities, public sector computerization programs and funding for certain private sector initiatives.
Economic contribution in Table 1 below refers to the total amount which must be contributed based on whether the application is submitted by:
Table 1. Economic Contribution Schedule
|Applicant Grouping||Economic Contribution|
|Single Applicant Option||US $100,000 (non-refundable)|
|Family Application One (Applicant and spouse)||US $175,000 (non-refundable)|
|Family Application Two (Applicant, spouse and 2 children below 18 years of age)||US $200,000 (non-refundable)|
|Family Application Three (Applicant plus more than 2 children below 18 years)||US $200,000, and US $50,000 for each additional person 18 years and older|
(Agent administrative, legal, processing and professional)
*In some cases, an enhanced due diligence may be required depending on the applicant’s citizenship.
Government Processing Fee – US$3,000
For further details refer to our Fees and Procedures section and FAQ’s .
Documentation for applying is thorough, and includes:
All non-English documents must be translated by a certified translator and duly notarized.
For more information on application forms and documents, please Contact Us.
Successful applicants can rely on us for continued support in other matters such as passport renewals, driver’s licenses, information on investing and setting up a business and real estate.