The Government has extended the deadline for Dominica’s E-passport Renewal for another 4 months – until December 31, 2022. After the expiration of this date, the current old-style passport will be considered invalid: it will not be possible to use it for travel, opening bank accounts and other cases when it is required to confirm the identity of a person.
The issuance of biometric passports to Dominica citizens began on July 26, 2021. Dominica became the first country among the members of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) to launch the issuance of biometric passports. Learn more about the Dominica Biometric Passport and its benefits.
You should renew your passport approximately 9 months before it expires, because certain countries require passports to remain valid for 6 months after travel and some airlines will not let you board if your passport does not meet this requirement.
When applying for a new Dominica passport, the old one is handed over along with the rest of the documents. The Dominica Government stamps the cancellation stamp on it and returns it back along with a new passport. This is especially important for those who have valid visas in their passport.
Persons, who received Dominica citizenship by investment, do not need to travel to the country to renew their passports: they can apply for a new passport through registered citizenship agents.
To apply for a new passport, the following documents are required:
The application process usually takes 4 to 6 weeks. If you need to get passport faster, you can request an expedited service from the Dominica Government. Its additional cost is 1200 USD, and the passport issuance takes 4 days.
Individuals who have acquired Dominica citizenship by investment have the right to obtain a passport – a government document proving the identity and citizenship of its owner. There are several options for obtaining Dominica citizenship, but the most comfortable and fastest option is through real estate investment. To learn about all its benefits, contact us.