Dominican Visa – Dominica is an independent island in the Caribbean Sea and is situated North of the Winward Islands. Originally settled by the French and later on by the British. This is why English is the official language and Dominican Creole French is the secondary vernacular.
1. Government Fund Donation
Single Applicant I – (Applicant + spouse)
For a single candidate, a contribution of US $100,000 (non-refundable) should be made to any Government Fund.
Family Application I – (Applicant + up to three qualifying dependents)
In such a case, a combined contribution of US $200,000 (non-refundable) is to be made on behalf of the applying person and 3 dependents. Extra $25,000 for each additional dependent.
2. Real Estate Investment
Applicants willing to make a real estate investment in Dominica need to purchase a property with a minimum value of US $200,000 in a Government Approved Real Estate Development. This investment needs to be maintained for a period of at least 3 years. After being maintained and sold after 5 years, it qualifies the next buyer for citizenship as well.
It must be noted that foreign nationals from certain territories and countries are treated on a case-by-case basis. This consists of nationals from Afghanistan, North Korea, Chechnya, Iraq, Pakistan, Sudan, Somalia, Sao Tome Principe, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia. There are exceptions for the applicants who have lived in other countries for ten years or more and have funds that are not generated from the above-mentioned countries.
There are several privileges that accompany Economic Citizenship Program and applicants can reap several benefits from it:
- Physical residency is not required
- Education or managerial experience is not required
- Dependent Children are included (less than 28years of age)
- Unmarried daughter under 27 years of age living allowed to reside with and be fully supported by the main applicant
- Dependent parents and grandparents over 55 are included on the application
- Visa-free travel is permitted to more than 110 countries. This included the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Turkey, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Europe’s Schengen Zone.