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Dominica Citizenship by Investment for you

Dominica Citizenship
by Investment in Real Estate

Visa-Free Travel to 130+ Countries Citizenship In Three (3) Months Minimum Investment: $220,000 Favourable Tax Climate
Learn about your options with Anichi Resort & Spa

A team of specialists will explain the direct benefits to you and your family of obtaining citizenship from Dominica through our Government approved real estate project.

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Dominica citizenship by investment programme: world recognition

Consecutively ranked by Professional Wealth Management as the number one Citizenship by Investment Programme in the world (from 2017 to 2020), Dominica Citizenship provides the best value for money for those wishing to increase their visa-free travel, and gain greater global access. At a minimum of USD$ 200,000, families can obtain a Dominica passport and citizenship in less than four months, and gain visa free travel to over 130 countries and territories – all without the need to ever visit Dominica. Furthermore, with a favourable tax climate, Dominica citizenship is perfect for those looking to better manage their assets.

Do you want a practical second citizenship that remains with you for life and passes down through generations? Then look no further than Dominica’s efficient and affordable Citizenship by Investment Programme!

Here’s why Dominica Citizenship works for you.

Visa-Free Travel Affordability Processing Time Dual Citizenship
130+ $200,000 3 months Yes

What is the Dominica citizenship?

Dominica citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the law of Dominica as being a legal member of the Commonwealth of Dominica (do NOT confuse with the Dominica Republic) and vested with the rights, duties and privileges of being a Dominican citizen. Citizens of Dominica can count on the help and protection of the Commonwealth of Dominica either directly or any diplomatic institutions of the country abroad. As of January 24, 2019, Dominica’s diplomatic missions operate in 7 countries: USA, Canada, UK, China, Belgium, Cuba and the UAE. Additionally, Dominica has consular officers in various other countries.

With Dominica citizenship obtained, a person has the right to apply for a Dominica passport and other necessary documents: social security number, driver’s license, tax number, etc. By investing in Anichi Resort & Spa, you will receive Dominica citizenship and a full range of citizenship services that may be available to a citizen of Dominica.

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More about Citizenship Programme

Dominica Citizenship by Investment Programme (CBI) was established in 1993 and is one of the longest, running programmes in the world.

First Choice for Citizenship Programme: Dominica

Dominica citizenship by investment unit

In Dominica, the Citizenship by Investment Programme is managed by the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CBIU) – a government authority. His Excellency Ambassador Emmanuel Nanthan has been heading the CBIU since February 2015, and at the same time has held the position of Ambassador-at-Large for the Office of the Prime Minister of Dominica. He has extensive experience in diplomacy and international affairs, serving as Ambassador to Libya, as well as the role of Special Advisor to two former Heads of the Dominica Government.

Over the years, the programme has been refined and enhanced to meet the evolving needs of the market, and to strengthen its due diligence and approval process. Some of these improvements done in isolation by the unit and with other government entities include:

Implemented the real estate option Reduced the cost of citizenship Strengthened its due diligence process Improved its efficiency and reduced its approval processing time Increased visa-free travel benefits Established offshore passport renewal services Implemented an online portal to facilitate application submission

Dominica Citizenship Benefits

Dominica Citizenship Benefits: Visa-free Travel to over 130 Countries and Territories

Visa-free Travel

A Dominica passport provides visa-free travel to over 130 countries and territories.
Dominica Citizenship Benefits: Favourable Tax Climate

Favourable Tax Climate

Dominica does not impose global taxes, capital gains taxes, estate duties, or property tax on citizens; and personal income tax is not charged if income is not earned in Dominica.
Dominica Citizenship Benefits: Access to the Caribbean

Access to the Caribbean

Citizens of Dominica are allowed to live and work freely in the member states of the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). Citizens may also engage in duty-free trading with members of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM).
Dominica Citizenship Benefits: Quick and Simple Process

Quick and Simple Process

Acquiring Dominica citizenship through the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Programme takes approximately three to four months, during which time, applicants are not required to visit Dominica or conduct any language tests.
Dominica Citizenship Benefits: Inclusive Programme

Inclusive Programme

Applications for Dominica Citizenship are allowed to include the entire family consisting of main applicant and spouse, children up to 30 years, parents/grandparents, and siblings up to 25 years. There is no age limit for parents/grandparents and physically and mentally challenged children. Post citizenship additions of family members are also allowed.
Dominica Citizenship Benefits: Lifetime Citizenship

Lifetime Citizenship

Dominica citizenship remains with the applicant for life, even if he/she decides to sell the real estate purchased.
Dominica Citizenship Benefits: Allows Multiple Citizenship

Allows Multiple Citizenship

Applicants who apply to the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Programme, are allowed to have multiple citizenships. The Government of Dominica does not inform the applicant’s home country of his/her request for/or grant of Dominica citizenship.
Dominica Citizenship Benefits: Protected by Government

Protected by Government

The Government of Dominica monitors the construction progress of approved real estate projects and oversees all funds transferred to real estate projects in an escrow account to avoid mismanagement of the funds by developers.
Dominica Citizenship Benefits: Best Value for Money

Best Value for Money

It is for all of the above reasons that the Dominica programme has been recognized internationally as the citizenship programme which gives the best value for money.

Dominica citizenship by investment cost

Dominica citizenship by investment cost

The table below shows the cost for citizenship via the real estate option. It does not include the costs of agent services and real estate returns paid during the construction stage.

Real Estate Investment Option Fees

Amount of investment in Anichi Resort & Spa $ 220,000
Taxes and legal fees $ 9,250
Government Fees:
Single $25,000
Family of up to 4: main applicant and 3 dependants, excluding siblings $35,000
Family of up to 6: main applicant and 5 dependants, excluding siblings $50,000
Family of 7 or more: main applicant and at least 6 dependants, but excluding siblings $70,000
Sibling aged 18 to 25 $50,000
Sibling below the age of 18 $25,000
Due Diligence Fee:
Main Applicant $7,500
Dependant age 16 and over $4,000
Processing Fee $1,000 per application
Naturalization Fee $250 per person
Passport Fees:
Child under 16 years old $28
Adult $56
Expedited passport $1,200 per person
Courier service $100
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Dominica citizenship requirements for applicants

To obtain Dominica citizenship is not difficult: there is no requirement to ever visit the island, undergo interviews or pass English exams. Applicants for citizenship must be prepared to provide all the necessary documents and information, pay the costs and at least meet four basic requirements:

Dominica citizenship requirements for applicants
  • The main investor on the application must be over 18 years old. The family application can include dependents of the main investor such as spouse, parents/grandparents, siblings up to 25 years old, children under the age of 30 and physically or mentally challenged children of any age.
  • Applicants for citizenship must be in reasonably good health.
  • Citizenship candidates should be of good character without a criminal record and they are expected to provide true information about themselves on the application. Applicants age 16 and over must also pass Due Diligence checks.
  • Applicants must be prepared to pay the amount of the investment, as well as confirm the legal source of the funds.

How to apply for Dominica citizenship:

Contact Agent or Developer

Contact Agent or Developer

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1

Submit subscription agreement and pay the 5% reservation fee & the 5% deposit

Submit subscription agreement and reservation fee/deposit

2

Within 60 days, submit all required documents & citizenship forms to the Government & pay Due Diligence and processing fees

Submit Documents and Forms for Citizenship by Investment

60 days

Dominica Coat of Arms

Await Government Decision

Approved

Denied

3

Deposit the investment balance into an escrow account and pay Government and Certificate of Naturalisation fees to the government account.

Deposit Investment

4

Certificate of Naturalization, Passport, Certificate of Ownership

Application is approved

Receive refund, less Non-Refundable contribution

Recieve Refund
Benefits for an investor in obtaining citizenship through Anichi Resort & Spa
See the world visa-free with a Second Citizenship from the Commonwealth of Dominica

Exit Strategy

Five years after becoming a Dominican citizen by purchasing real estate, citizens are allowed to sell their shares or suites to individuals also seeking citizenship from Dominica through its Citizenship by Investment Programme. Oriental Developers (Caribbean) Ltd. will use its network to assist owners throughout this process.

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Dominica Fast Facts

Fast Facts

Official Language: English
Population: 72,293 (2011)
Capital: Roseau
Independence: 1978
Literacy Rate: 97.8%
Time Zone: (GMT -4)
Total Area: 751 km2 (290 sq mi)
Location: 15.4150° N, 61.3710° W
Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD)