Dominica is located in the Caribbean region at the northern border of Guadeloupe island and to the southeast of Martinique. Dominica is an island with a length of 92 miles and a maximum width of 16 miles. The country is characterized by its tropical climate all year round, with a cool and dry season that extends from January to April, a hot and rainy season from June to November, where temperatures reach more than 32 degrees Celsius, and Dominica has heavy rains in a season that extends from June to October, as for Dominica’s geography, it’s known for its mountainous that extends from north to south and its fertile plains, in addition to what it’s famous for a large number of hot springs and waterfalls.
Some may think that they are the same country, but both are independent countries with their own entity, and although they are from the Caribbean countries, there are clear differences between them, as Dominica is located between the Caribbean Sea and at the North of Atlantic Ocean, halfway between Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago, and its official language is English while the people of the island speak Creole French. Dominica has lived a long history as a British colony that gained its independence from it on the 3rd of November of 1978. Unlike the Dominican Republic, Dominica is considered one of the British Crown countries that were subjected to its rules. Dominica consists entirely of a small island located in the Caribbean Sea with an area of only 751 square kilometers, and thus it is one of the smallest countries within the Lesser Antilles in the eastern part of the Caribbean Sea, and as a result of its tropical location; It is called the "Nature Island" because of the beauty of its environment and its charming nature, which is the first reason for tourists to visit the country. As for the Dominican Republic, it is a much larger country than Dominica, with an area of 48,671 square kilometers, and a population of about 10 million. The country is located on the island of Hispaniola, which is shared with Haiti. The official language in the Dominican Republic is Spanish, while the locals speak Spanish, English and some French as a language between them. The Dominican Republic is part of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean, with a strong economy that raised a GDP to $78.84 billion (2021), and it is one of the most popular touristic destinations among the Caribbean countries because of its distinct sites of green areas and number of caves and houses with a unique Victorian architectural character, in addition to the coasts extending around the Island, which encourage you to do different activities and sports, as it is a suitable place for family trips to enjoy its wonderful weather and experience the living among its culturally rich locals.
Dominica passport is currently ranked 37th according to the Reach Immigration Passport Index, as it allows its holder to enter more than 141 destinations around the world without a visa, and is considered one of the most desirable passports as it gives its holder the highest degrees of mobility between various destinations.
The Dominica passport allows entry to 110 countries without a visa, according to Reach Immigration Passport Index, and the countries were distributed as follows: Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French West Indies, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland , Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden , Switzerland, Turks and Caicos Islands, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican. Americas: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and the country of Saba, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, Grenada, Haiti, Montserrat, New Caledonia, Niue, Panama, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Martin, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Vanuatu. Asia: China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Macau, Malaysia, Micronesia, Russia, Palestine, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Uzbekistan, Venezuela. Africa: Botswana, Eswatini, Gambia, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Reunion, Tanzania, Zambia.
The Dominica passport allows entry to 31 countries with a visa on arrival according to Reach Immigration Passport Index, and the countries were distributed as follows: Europe: Armenia, Bolivia, Palau. Americas: Nicaragua, Samoa, Saint Helena Island. Asia: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Iran, Jordan, Laos, Maldives, Nepal, Solomon Islands, East Timor, Tonga, Tuvalu. Africa: Cape Verde, Comoros, Egypt, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Mauritania, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Togo, Uganda.
It is a passport that was launched by the Dominica government in 2021 with the aim of improving the level of security and protection of the information of passport holders. The passport contains a chip containing personal information about the holder of the passport and this feature gives them complete security against forgery.
Yes, China has recently joined the list of countries that a Dominica passport is allowed to enter without a visa.
No, Canada is not among the countries where the Dominica passport is allowed to enter without a visa.
Yes, you can renew your Dominican passport when it expires using the services provided by Reach Immigration.
Yes, Dominica has two public universities: the University of Dominica and the University of the West Indies, and there are also three private universities: All Saints Medical University, the Global University for Graduate Studies, and New World University.
Investment amounts vary from one path to another in addition to the number of family members that will be added in the application, in general, the investment amount starts from 100,000 USD, in addition to government fees, security audit fees, and others.
Dominican passports are generally valid for up to 10 years, while children under 16 are issued passports for 5 years.
Family members who may be included are the spouse of the main applicant, all dependent children up to the age of 30, dependent siblings under the age of 25, and parents and grandparents aged 55 and over.
Yes, Dominica is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
The Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program offers two options: Real estate investment with a value of no less than $200,000 USD. Economic Diversity Fund, where you as the main applicant will contribute an amount of $100,000 USD or, in the case of a family of four, $175,000 USD. Both options are approved for granting citizenship, the important thing is to meet the investment requirements and qualifications that entitle you to obtain citizenship.
Yes, Dominica allows its citizenship to be passed on to future generations after you obtain citizenship.
No, you must submit your application through an authorized agent, as applications for citizenship must be dealt with by specialists who have experience and are recognized by the government of the country.
No, you do not have to reside in Dominica before or after citizenship is granted.
Yes, you can add dependents who were present at the time of your application, as well as new dependents after obtaining citizenship.
Yes, the consent of the parents must be obtained for the children to enter the application, unless one of the parents has full custody of the children and therefore no approval from the other party is required.
The main applicant can only add one wife to the application, regardless of whether that wife is the first wife or not.
Yes, all children of the main applicant from all wives can be added as dependents in the application.
Yes it is possible, once the applicant remarries he/she can pass Dominica citizenship to his/her spouse.
The passport can be renewed like any other citizen as the investment has nothing to do with the renewal of the passport.
Yes, but it must be ensured that the applicant can obtain documents from the relevant authorities.
Yes, it is forbidden to apply for Dominica citizenship if you have the following nationalities: Iran, Sudan, North Korea, or if you hold an entry visa that is rejected by countries where Dominica has a treaty of visa-free entry, but your application can be accepted if you achieve the following conditions: They must have lived and resided outside the prohibited country for 10 years. They do not have assets (shares) of significant value in the forbidden country. They did not carry out any work or activity in the mentioned judicial authorities.
No, children born or adopted after obtaining citizenship can be registered at all times.
The process usually takes between three to six months from the date of application.
Yes, Dominica does allow multiple citizenships, and it is recommended to check the laws of your country of origin.
Security audit procedures are required for applicants aged 16 and over.
The Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program offers two options: Real estate investment with a value of no less than $200,000 USD. Economic Diversity Fund, where you as the main applicant, must contribute an amount of $100,000 USD, in addition to security check fees, passport fees and other related fees.
No, siblings must be under the age of 26, unmarried, childless, and dependent on the main applicant to apply for Dominica citizenship.
No, Dominica passport gives you only a free entry to some countries of Europe without a visa for a certain period of time.
No, one of the advantages of obtaining Dominica citizenship is that there are no property taxes, any capital gains or even inheritance taxes.
No. There is no requirement for physical residence to obtain citizenship under the program’s regulations
Family members who can be included are the spouse of the main applicant,all dependent children till the age of 30 years, as well as dependent siblings till the age of 25 (conditions apply), parents and grandparents 55 and above.
Dominica’s passport gives its holder visa-free access to more than 142 destinations worldwide.
the investment amounts differ from one investment stream to another as well as the number of family members that will be included in an application.
One of the advantages of Dominican citizenship is there is no taxation on your wealth, foreign income, capital gains, or even inheritance when you become a citizen of Dominica.
the process normally takes between three to Six months from the date of submission.
Dominican passports are valid for up to 10 years for adult applicants and 5 years for dependents below 16 of age.
Yes, you can add dependents who existed at the time of your application but were not added at that time in the condition that they fulfill dependency requirements, as well as new dependents that are born after acquiring the citizenship.