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Benefits of Obtaining Second Citizenship from Dominica


Benefits of Obtaining Second Citizenship from Dominica

Being one of the oldest program in the Caribbean Community, which started in 1993, Commonwealth of Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program boast of being one of the most trusted and reputable citizenship program in the world.

Applicants have nothing to worry about the confidentiality of their application. The grant of citizenship is for a lifetime; children have the right to inherit the Dominican nationality regardless of whether born in the Dominican Island or not it becomes the heir’s right.

The Citizenship by Investment Programme is set out in the regulations published pursuant to Section 101 of the Dominica Constitution and Sections 8 and 20 (1) of the Citizenship Act.

Visa-Free to 115 Countries

One of the advantages of becoming citizen from Dominica is the visa-free access to 115 Countries around the globe! This includes the Visa-Free Access to Schengen Area.  Below is the list of visa-free countries for a Commonwealth of Dominica Passport:

Schengen Area—Visa Not Required

On 28 May 2015 Commonwealth of Dominica and signed a Schengen Visa-Waiver Agreement with 26 member countries, allowing Dominica Passport Holder to travel visa free!

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Czech Republic
  4. Denmark
  5. Estonia
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Greece
  10. Hungary
  11. Iceland
  12. Italy
  13. Latvia
  14. Liechtenstein
  15. Lithuania
  16. Luxembourg
  17. Malta
  18. Netherlands
  19. Norway
  20. Poland
  21. Portugal
  22. Slovakia
  23. Slovenia
  24. Spain
  25. Sweden
  26. Switzerland

Caribbean Community—Visa Not Required and Allowed to Reside

Special preferences are given to Dominican citizen and passport holder in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Aside from Visa-Free on CARICOM, Dominican are also allowed to reside and work in the CARICOM member territories.

  1. Antigua and Barbuda
  2. Bahamas
  3. Barbados
  4. Belize
  5. Grenada and the Grenadines
  6. Haiti
  7. Jamaica
  8. Montserrat
  9. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  10. Saint Lucia
  11. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  12. St. Maarteen
  13. Trinidad and Tobago

Other Countries Visa Free

Below is the list of other countries and territories that allows Commonwealth of Dominica Citizens to enter visa-free.

  1. Anguilla
  2. Aruba
  3. Belarus
  4. Bhutan
  5. British Virgin Island
  6. Brunei
  7. Burundi
  8. Cape Verde
  9. Cayman Islands
  10. Colombia
  11. Comoros
  12. Cook Island
  13. Costa Rica
  14. Cyprus
  15. Dominican Republic
  16. East Timor
  17. Egypt
  18. El Salvador
  19. Fiji
  20. Gibraltar
  21. Hong Kong
  22. Ireland
  23. Jordan
  24. Laos
  25. Leeward Islands
  26. Lesotho
  27. Malaysia
  28. Maldives
  29. Marshal Islands
  30. Mauritania
  31. Mauritius
  32. Namibia
  33. Netherland Antilles
  34. Norther Mariana Islands
  35. Panama
  36. Peru
  37. Philippines
  38. Romania
  39. Samoa (Western)
  40. Sao Tome and Principe
  41. Seychelles
  42. Singapore
  43. Solomon Islands
  44. South Korea
  45. Tanzania
  46. Timor-Leste
  47. Togo
  48. Tonga
  49. Turkey
  50. Turks and Caicos
  51. Tuvalu
  52. United Kingdom
  53. Vanuatu
  54. Venezuela
  55. Zambia
  56. Zimbabwe

*It must be noted that visa-free travel to the countries listed above are subject to change. It is strongly advisable that the relevant Government authorities and agencies are contacted prior to travel arrangements made. Please visit

Dual Citizenship is Allowed: Reside whenever you want

Aside from Visa-free and visa on arrival to 95 countries an applicant or even citizen is not required to visit nor to reside on the country. Doing business is also easy, not only in the island, but also within the neighboring Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

Dual Citizenship is allowed in Dominica so the applicants is not obliged to give up their other nationality.

Tax Free Status

If a dual-citizen choose not to reside on the Dominica, they can rest assured that their income outside Dominica will not be taxed. If a citizen who is resident, earns income from the island of Dominica, then their domestic income will be tax.

There is no wealth tax, tax on gifts, inheritance tax foreign income tax or capital gains tax in Dominica.

Business Opportunities

Being part of the Caribbean Community allows Dominica Citizen to conduct business in the 15 Member countries. At present time, the world has been recognizing the beauty and magnificence of the whole Caribbean particularly the island of Dominica, and regarded it as prime tourist destination; evidence of this are the number of resorts and spa are built in the country and in Caribbean in general.

Foreign Exchange Stability

The currency used in Dominica is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar, a common currency issued by The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) to all eight members of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU).  The Eastern Caribbean Dollar has been pegged to the US Dollar at the rate of USD1= XCD 2.7169 since 1977, providing certainty and stability in exchange transactions.

Politically Stable Economy

Dominica became a politically stable country. At Independence, Dominica adopted the parliamentary democracy form of government.  The President is the Head of State, while the Prime Minister is the Head of the Cabinet and of Government business.

Dominica is a Member of different international organizations inclusive of:

  • The United Nations (UN) with 193 members,
  • The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) with 15 Member Countries and Territories within the Caribbean Archipelago,
  • The CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), which broadens Dominican citizens’ access to the Market in terms of demand and supply of service and commodities.
  • The Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean (ALBA)
  • PAHO
  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and

The World Bank (WB).


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