Dominica, as it’s also called the commonwealth of Dominica is a part of the Windward Islands in the Caribbean Sea. The country has a 750 km2 and has a population of approximately 73,000 people. The country with its fantastic nature and excellent reputation welcomes investor’s and their families.

Visa-free travel to
125+ countries

Dual citizenship

Physical stay
not required

Investment starts from
USD 100,000





  • Citizenship Inheritance
  • No minimum level of education nor managerial experience required.
  • No taxes for non-residents.
  • Dominica recognizes dual citizenship.
  • Interview is not mandatory.
  • Inclusion of dependent children below 30 years old.
  • Inclusion of dependent parents or grandparents above the age of 55 years.

Dominica has one of the oldest and most reputable government citizenships by investment programs in the world. The program is successfully operating since 1993 to help fund government investment in education, health care, and agriculture amongst other things. Residency in Dominica is not required for citizenship. No restriction for dual citizenship. Once you obtain Citizenship, you will have it for life.

The Passports are valid for 10 years, and can be easily renewed in Dominica. Being a citizen of Dominica offers you a good external image which can be invaluable in regards to investment, entrepreneurial and employment opportunities. Citizenship of Dominica can offer a lifetime of security for you and your family in times of economic hardship, political strife and war.

Before granting citizenship, the competent authority will do background check for all applicants above 16 years old. The applicants shall have an excellent health and clear criminal history. The procedure for obtaining the Dominican Citizenship needs approximately 4-6 months. Dominican Passport gives citizens free access to more than 125+ countries in the world.

Investment Options

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:

Single applicant USD 100,000
Applicant with spouse USD 175,000
Applicant with three dependents USD 200,000
Any qualifying dependent of the main applicant, other than a spouse USD 25,000

Economic Diversification Fund (EDF) option is non-refundable.

Real Estate

To qualify for citizenship of Dominica under the real estate option you must purchase an authorised real estate project with minimum value of USD 200,000.

Single applicant USD 25,000
Applicant with spouse USD 35,000
For a family of up to four, including the main applicant USD 35,000
Family of up to six, including the main applicant USD 50,000
Family of seven or more, including the main applicant USD 70,000

Real estate option is saleable after 5 years

  • Applicable Fees

    Processing Fee USD 1,000
    Due diligence for main applicant USD 7,500
    Due diligence for spouse USD 4,000
    Qualifying dependent aged 16 years and above USD 4,000
    Passport Application fee per applicant USD 65
    Certificate of Naturalization fee per applicant USD 250
    Expedited passport issue fee, per applicant USD 1,200

Application Process

Step 1

Bayat legal Services’ compliance team will conduct an internal due diligence.
Qualification assessment, KYC and background security check.

Step 2

Study the application, sign the retainer agreement, prepare tailor made list of documents and application preparation.

Step 3

Submission, file review, due diligence process.

Step 4

Final decision, Comfort letter issuance and contribution payment.

Step 5

Naturalization certificates and passports issuance.