Economic Diversification Fund (EDF)
To qualify for citizenship under the EDF option, the following contribution amounts are required, depending on the number of dependants included in the application:
a non-refundable contribution of USD 100,000
Main applicant and spouse
a non-refundable contribution of USD 175,000
Main applicant with up to three qualifying dependants
a non-refundable contribution of USD 200,000
Any qualifying dependant of the main applicant, other than a spouse
a non-refundable contribution of USD 25,000 per dependant
In addition to the contribution made into the EDF, certain fees are also payable including, but not limited to, due diligence fees.
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
To qualify for citizenship of Dominica under the real estate option of the Citizenship by Investment Programme, you must purchase authorised real estate to the minimum value of USD 200,000.
Business Advantages of Common Wealth of Dominica Citizenship
Freedom for International Mobility
Holders of Dominican passports can use them to travel internationally and benefit from the many visa-free travel regimes the Dominican Government has established with its allies across the globe. Some of the major hubs available to those travelling on a Dominican passport include the United Kingdom, with whom Dominica shares a long history, Singapore, Hong Kong and the European nations of the Schengen Area.
Successful applicants for citizenship by investment who then apply for a Dominican passport can benefit from visa-free travel or visas-on-arrival (*) to the countries below. It must be noted that this list is fluid and subject to change. We strongly advise you to contact the relevant government authorities and agencies prior to making travel arrangements.
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
GRENADA & THE GRENADINES
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS*
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE*
ST. KITTS & NEVIS
ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
TURKS & CAICOS
HOW TO APPLY
There are following steps required to be followed to apply for the Citizenship process.
Reliance Immigration is an authorised agent appointed by Govt of Common Wealth of Dominica to process citizenship application.
We will provide you with assistance in preparing your forms and documentation for submission to the CBIU. You will need to complete the official forms, attend a medical examination, and obtain certain supporting documents, all of which need to be submitted in English and with the appropriate notarisation and legalisation. If you are purchasing property, this will need to be reserved through a sales and purchase agreement.
Your application will be vetted through a thorough due diligence background check which will verify the information that you have provided. The CBIU will consider the file in the light of the due diligence report, and will make a recommendation on your application to the Government.
You will receive a letter through us, that will inform you as to whether your application was successful (‘Approval in Principle’), delayed for further processing, or rejected
When all of your forms are complete and documents collected will submit your application to CBIU and will liaise with the CBIU on your behalf.
Will attend to all the correspondence, queries or question on your file that may arise in due course.
There is currently no mandatory interview requirement under the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program. However, an interview may be required at the discretion of Government.
If your application was approved in principle, the letter issued by the CBIU will also instruct you to make the contribution payment (for the Economic Diversification Fund option) or to complete the payment of the real estate property.
Upon receiving proof of payment, the CBIU will issue your certificate of registration, which stands as evidence of your citizenship and which can be used by yourself or by us to apply for a Dominican passport.
Please contact us for more information on DOMINICA CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT programme or to arrange initial Personal Consultation.
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