Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program

A Gateway to Global Mobility and Opportunity

Enjoy Global Opportunities with Dominica's Citizenship by Investment

Dominica, renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and stable political environment, offers one of the most cost-effective and efficient Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programs in the world. This program is a golden opportunity for individuals and families seeking to broaden their global access and enjoy the myriad benefits of dual citizenship. This comprehensive guide delves into the essentials of Dominica's CBI program, outlining the investment pathways, eligibility criteria, and exclusive advantages that come with being a citizen of this tranquil Caribbean island.

Eligibility Criteria for Dominica's CBI Program

Key Requirements for Prospective Applicants

Step into a world of exclusive opportunities with the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program. Open to individuals over 18, this program guides you through a selection of investment avenues. Financial requirements involve making a substantial investment in either government-approved real estate or contributing to the Economic Diversification Fund. The Principal Applicant must be at least 18 years of age in order to be eligible to make an application for the Dominica second passport program. The applicant must be of good character and not have a criminal record. Applicants must also undergo a comprehensive due diligence process to ensure compliance with international standards. Understanding these criteria is crucial for a successful application.

Dominica's program warmly includes your family. The applicant may include any one or all of the following dependents in his or her application:

  • Spouse
  • Children under the age of 18 years
  • Children between the ages of 18-30 years who are financially dependent on the Principal Applicant
  • Children over 18 years who are physically or mentally challenged and is fully supported by the Principal Applicant
  • Parents or grandparents of the Principal Applicant or his or her spouse who are above 65 years old and are financially dependent on the Principal Applicant

This program isn't merely an investment; it's a gateway to global freedom, a chance for you and your loved ones to immerse in a vibrant culture. Experience the joy of a new passport within months, allowing you you to blend global living with the tranquility of Dominica. There is no requirement to visit Dominica and you are able to renew your passport at any consulate or embassy.


A person who falls into any one of the following categories will be deemed ineligible for citizenship of Dominica:

  • Has misrepresented the information on his or her application
  • Is mentally incapacitated as determined by a court of law or health practitioner
  • Has been convicted of a criminal offence except a minor traffic offence
  • Has been declared bankrupt by a court of law
  • Has been denied a visa to a country within the Schengen travel zone or the United Kingdom who has not subsequently obtained a valid visa to replace the denial

Investment Options in Dominica's CBI Program

Diverse Pathways to Citizenship 

Dominica's Citizenship by Investment Program offers varied investment routes, catering to different preferences and capacities. Key options include a significant financial contribution to the Economic Diversification Fund or investing in government-approved real estate projects. Each path has its unique advantages and financial thresholds, tailored to facilitate a seamless journey towards citizenship. These investment routes not only support the economic growth of Dominica but also offer investors a chance to be part of the island's future.

Real Estate Investment in a Government Approved Project

The Government of Dominica determines which real estate projects meet the established threshold to be designated as approved projects following which they become eligible to participate in the Citizenship by Investment Program. An applicant is only required to make the minimum investment irrespective of the number of dependents that are included in the application. A property acquired under the Real Estate Option may be resold after 5 years following the grant of citizenship.

  • USD 200,000 – Irrespective of the number of dependents that are included in the application. 

Donation to Economic Diversification Fund

The Economic Diversification Fund (EDF) is a socio-economic development fund established and administrated by the Government of Dominica. The Fund is use to finance development in projects such as housing, infrastructure, hospitals, schools and any other project deemed by the Government of Dominica to be required by the country and citizens to improve quality of life in the country and for its inhabitants.

  • USD 100,000 – Single Applicant
  • USD 150,000 – Single Applicant and Spouse
  • USD 175,000 – Family of 4 not including Siblings of either the Main Applicant or the Spouse
  • USD 50,000 – To add an additional sibling of the main applicant or of the main applicant's spouse, aged 18 - 25
  • USD 25,000 – To add an additional sibling of the main applicant or of the main applicant's spouse, younger than 18 years old

Regardless of the chosen option, all applicants must meet eligibility criteria and undergo a rigorous background check. Belalgarve Consultants is here to guide you in selecting the best investment option that aligns with your individual goals and financial resources. We are committed to assisting you at every step of the process, ensuring that your journey towards Dominica citizenship is successful. 

Unveiling the Rewards: Benefits of Dominica's Citizenship by Investment

A World of Privileges Awaits You 

Discover the multitude of benefits that accompany the Dominica Citizenship by Investment program. Beyond the fundamental advantage of a second passport, this program opens doors to global mobility, with visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to numerous countries. Investors can enjoy a stable political and economic environment, advantageous tax regimes, and the opportunity for a lifetime of security and peace on a breathtakingly beautiful Caribbean island. It's not just about investment; it's about enriching your lifestyle and securing a prosperous future for your family.

Gaining citizenship through Dominica's Citizenship by Investment program offers a suite of advantages designed for global citizens. As a Dominican citizen, you can expect:

  1. Visa-Free Travel: Enjoy access to numerous countries, easing your travel for business or leisure.
  2. Family Security: Include your family in your application, providing them with the benefits of citizenship.
  3. Favourable Tax Regime: Take advantage of no capital gains or inheritance taxes, enhancing your financial strategy.
  4. Quality of Life: Relish in Dominica's serene landscapes, warm climate, and stable governance, offering a tranquil lifestyle.
  5. Investment Potential: Engage in property investments in a growing economy with a positive outlook.
  6. Education and Healthcare: Access to improved services for you and your family.
  7. Community: Integrate into a welcoming society rich in culture and community spirit.
  8. Powerful Passport: Hold a passport that grants you increased global mobility and opportunities.

Belalgarve Consultants can guide you through each step to access these benefits and facilitate your journey to citizenship.

The Application Journey: Dominica's Citizenship by Investment

Your Step-by-Step Guide to a New Passport

Embarking on the journey to Dominica citizenship through investment involves a structured, transparent process. Belalgarve Consultants are here to guide you at every step:

  1. Consultation: Your path starts with understanding your aspirations and aligning them with the right investment option.
  2. Program Selection: We help you select the optimal path, whether it's a donation to the Economic Diversification Fund or real estate investment.
  3. Document Preparation: Assistance is provided to compile and verify all necessary documents.
  4. Application Submission: We ensure your application is complete and submitted accurately.
  5. Due Diligence: An in-depth background check is conducted to validate your application.
  6. Investment: Upon approval, your chosen investment is made.
  7. Processing & Approval: The government processes your application, leading to citizenship upon approval.
  8. Post-Approval Support: We help you integrate into your new environment, including family inclusion for a comprehensive future.

With Belalgarve Consultants, you gain a partner dedicated to a smooth transition to new citizenship, offering benefits like increased travel freedom and quality of life.

Legal and Financial Compliance for Dominica's CBI Program

Upholding Integrity Throughout Your Citizenship Journey 

The journey to Dominica citizenship through investment is anchored in rigorous legal and financial compliance, ensuring a transparent and trustworthy process. At Belalgarve Consultants, we emphasize the critical importance of strict adherence to Dominica's legal standards. We guide you through the financial nuances of the program, detailing the costs and fees involved. Our unwavering commitment to ethical practices guarantees that your path to citizenship is secure and compliant with all regulations. 

Legal and Compliance Measures

Our expertise ensures your application respects Dominica's legal framework, maintaining the highest standards of compliance.

Costs and Fees

We transparently outline all costs, including due diligence fees, government processing charges, and other associated expenses. Our aim is to provide you with a clear financial picture as you embark on this significant investment.

Investment Amount

The primary cost is the required investment, which depends on the program chosen. This may be a real estate investment in a government approved real estate project or a donation to the Economic Diversification Fund.

  • See section further up on this page for the different investment options

Due Diligence Fees

There are fees associated with the due diligence process, including background checks and vetting to ensure applicants meet the necessary criteria.

  • USD 7,500 – Principal Applicant
  • USD 4,000 – Spouse
  • USD 4,000 – Dependent 16 years old and over

Government Application Fees (Processing Fees)

The government charges processing fees for reviewing and approving citizenship applications.

  • USD 1,000 – Per Application

Government Real Estate Fees

The Real Estate option has non-refundable government fees with amounts depending on the number of applicants. These fees are not due for the donation option.

  • USD 25,000 – Main Applicant
  • USD 35,000 – Family of up to 4
  • USD 50,000 – Family of up to 6
  • USD 25,000 – For every additional dependent 

Legal and Consulting Fees

Engaging a consultancy firm like Belalgarve Consultants involves professional fees for legal and consultation services throughout the application process.

  • USD 2,500 - Consulting Fee, per application
  • USD 25,000 - Professional and legal services by the accredited and approved program agent, per application

Additional Costs

Additional expenses may include document gathering, translation services, and any other specific requirements associated with your chosen program.

  • Depends on your personal circumstances, but usually around USD 3,000

For detailed costs and to ensure adherence to all current legal requirements, a consultation with a reputable advisor like Belalgarve Consultants is recommended. They can provide a tailored breakdown of all expenses and guide you through the financial aspects of the application process, ensuring you make informed decisions every step of the way. 

Charting the Future: Post-Investment Strategies for Dominica's CBI

After securing citizenship through Dominica's CBI program, ongoing engagement ensures you maximize your investment. At Belalgarve Consultants, we provide continued support, helping you navigate post-investment essentials like residency nuances, tax considerations, and property management. Integrating into Dominica's culture enriches your experience, and we're here to facilitate that transition. Embrace the travel freedom your new status affords, and we'll also assist with any family inclusion matters. Let us help you capitalize on your investment and savor the full spectrum of your new citizenship privileges.

Begin Your Journey to Dominica's Citizenship by Investment

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