With the Dominica Economic Citizenship program you have two investment options - as a family or as a single applicant, please find the details below.

In order to qualify, you must deposit the stipulated cash amount in a government escrow bank account in the form of a donation. The amount cannot be withdrawn from the account unless the application is withdrawn, rejected, or approved.

Family Options

Effective 1st of September 2012, new fees for the Commonwealth of Dominica Economic Citizenship program are applicable:

  • Family Application One (Main applicant and spouse)  - Qualifying non-refundable investment of US$ 175,000
  • Family Application Two (Main applicant, spouse, and two children below the age of 18 years) - Qualifying non-refundable investment of US$ 200,000
  • Family Application Three (Main applicant, spouse, and three children below the age of 18 years) - Qualifying non-refundable investment of US$ 200,000 (plus USD 20,000 for each additional dependent under the age of 18 years and USD 50,000 for each additional dependent aged 18 and over)

Single Option

Under the Single Option, the non-refundable investment is US$ 100,000, which qualifies only the investor, regardless of whether he or she is married or has any dependents.

Other Applicable Charges

Due Diligence

The applicant must be of outstanding character in order to participate in the Dominica Economic Citizenship program. In this connection, the government of Dominica authorizes internationally recognized private investigation agencies to do a background check (due diligence) for each individual above age of 16. The checks are done under strict confidence.

Due diligence fees will depend on your individual case, such as the number of family members, their age, and the countries you have lived in the last 10 years. Please see the general due diligence fees charged in the Dominica Citizenship by investment program:

Main Applicant – US$7,500
Spouse – US$4,000
Dependant aged 16 years and above – US$4,000

This cost is paid directly to the due diligence detective agency and it is not refundable.

Government Fees

Application fee - US$1,000 per application 
Certificate of Naturalization Fee - US$250 per applicant
Passport Fee Expedited Issue - US$1,200 per applicant

Government Fees for Real Estate option only

US$25,000 for the Main Applicant;
US$35,000 for the Main Applicant applying with his or her spouse;
US$35,000 for a family of up to four persons, including the Main Applicant and up to three dependants
US$ 50,000 for a family of up to six persons, including the Main Applicant and up to five dependants; or
US$70,000 for a family of seven persons or more, including the Main Applicant and six or more dependants


Note: The charges for the medical examination, postal fees, and travel expenses for the interview are paid by the applicant. Professional and legal fees are applicable for the Family and Single options. Please contact us for details.


Other Requirements

  • you must be over 21 years of age;

  • with no criminal background; 

  • you should provide all required applications and supporting documents; 

  • you must deposit the respective amount into the designated government account at the National Commercial Bank of Dominica; 

  • the main applicant should travel to Dominica for an interview with a government-appointed committee; 

  • processing of applications for economic citizenship can take approximately 3 - 4 months; 

  • you must be presented to the Dominica authorities by an authorized local agent


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