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DOMINICA
CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT

One of the cheapest options in the Caribbean

Starting investment
at $100,000
Processing time
starts from 45 days

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unique opportunity

Advantages of a Dominica citizenship

DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis

Visa-free or visa on arrival access to 143 countries including European Union, United Kingdom, and recently China

DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis

Dominica’s currency, the East Caribbean dollar, is pegged to the US dollar at a fixed rate

DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis

No global income, dividends, wealth and inheritance tax

DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis

All family members can obtain citizenship within 1,5 months

DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis

Possibility to get long-term visas to the USA and Canada

DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis

Fully remote procedure

Investments starting at $100,000

CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENTS PRESENTATION

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DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis
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DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis
DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis
DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis
DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis
DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis
DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis
DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis
DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis

Give freedom to those you care about

Passport of Dominica can also be obtained by:

  1. A spouse.
  2. Children of the main applicant or of the spouse below the age of 18 years.
  3. Children 18 years or over having a mental or physical disability and who is substantially supported by the main applicant or the spouse of the main applicant.
  4. Brothers and sisters of the main applicant under 26 years old who are single and have no children.
  5. Parents or grandparents of the main applicant and/or spouse.
  6. Children of the main applicant or of the spouse from 18 to 30 fully dependent on the main applicant or their spouse.
  7. A biological or legally adopted sibling of the main applicant or of the spouse from eighteen to twenty-five years. Single, childless and fully supported by the main applicant or the spouse of the main applicant.

Also, citizenship can be inherited.

The Dominica’s program offers two investment options:

Investment options to apply for citizenship

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Investment in real estate

Invest in commercial real estate with a yield of 2-5% per annum. Starting investment — from $200,000. Resale is possible only after a five-year retention period.

DOMINICA <br>CITIZENSHIP-BY-INVESTMENT — Migronis

Donation to the Economic Diversification Fund

Investment in a government fund. Completely non-refundable option with a starting price at $100,000

 

  Donation to the Fund Investment in real estate
Minimum investment amount From $100,000 From $200,000
Return on investment No Yes, 2-5%
Holding period None, it's non-refundable contribution At least three years
Notes You can resell your real estate after five-year retention period

Visa-free travel to 143 countries

The passport of Dominica allows you to freely visit the Schengen countries, Great Britain, Singapore, Hong Kong

 

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Key Stages in the Application Process

Simple and clear process

1

Duration 1-2 daysFree preliminary check

We check your documentation for compliance with the requirements of the immigration services free of charge. We analyze investment funds transparency.
Result: background check report + signed contract.

2

Duration 2-3 daysSelection of investment options

You select the investment option that suits you best and our expert starts the process.
If you decide to obtain citizenship through investing in real estate, we will show you the property object and we will help you choose the right one from trusted developers.

3

Duration 10-12 working daysDocuments preparation and shipping to the citizenship agency

We take care of everything: we collect police clearance certificates, fill out government forms, notarize copies of all documents with a notary public, translate and apostille the entire package (all these services are paid separately) and then send it to the citizenship agency.
We submit your documents independently and fulfilling all requirements. We also control the progress of application consideration.
Result: Confirmation of documents received by the government.

4

Duration 3-6 monthsDue Diligence check

When the country's citizenship agency receives all the documents, the applicant's background check begins.
If additional documents are required during the verification, our lawyers will also resolve these requests.

5

Duration 3-5 monthsCase investigation

We wait for a positive verdict and receive the new documents together with you. If necessary, we also help with other operational, business, and even domestic issues (including arrangements of additional documents ).
You are not required to visit the island.
Result: Approval in principle is issued.

6

Receiving passports

When the investment and all the fees are paid, our lawyer in Dominica receives the certificate of citizenship and the passport. He then sends it either to one of our offices and we hand it over to you personally, or all the documents can be sent to you directly.

Free preliminary check

Duration 1-2 days

We check your documentation for compliance with the requirements of the immigration services free of charge. We analyze investment funds transparency.
Result: background check report + signed contract.

Selection of investment options

Duration 2-3 days

You select the investment option that suits you best and our expert starts the process.
If you decide to obtain citizenship through investing in real estate, we will show you the property object and we will help you choose the right one from trusted developers.

Documents preparation and shipping to the citizenship agency

Duration 10-12 working days

We take care of everything: we collect police clearance certificates, fill out government forms, notarize copies of all documents with a notary public, translate and apostille the entire package (all these services are paid separately) and then send it to the citizenship agency.
We submit your documents independently and fulfilling all requirements. We also control the progress of application consideration.
Result: Confirmation of documents received by the government.

Due Diligence check

Duration 3-6 months

When the country's citizenship agency receives all the documents, the applicant's background check begins.
If additional documents are required during the verification, our lawyers will also resolve these requests.

Case investigation

Duration 3-5 months

We wait for a positive verdict and receive the new documents together with you. If necessary, we also help with other operational, business, and even domestic issues (including arrangements of additional documents ).
You are not required to visit the island.
Result: Approval in principle is issued.

Receiving passports

When the investment and all the fees are paid, our lawyer in Dominica receives the certificate of citizenship and the passport. He then sends it either to one of our offices and we hand it over to you personally, or all the documents can be sent to you directly.

The passport is valid for 5 years. We will remind you about passport renewal 6 months before the end of its term.

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Real cases of obtaining citizenship of Dominica

We described the procedure of obtaining a Dominica citizenship in every detail, dividing each step into stages, providing examples and photos of all the documents. These articles are also available in video format.

Migronis is always more than you expect

Post Immigration Service

Obtaining a driver's license in Dominica, Utility bill, local phone number, as well as other documents.

Replacement and restoration of a passport within 7-14 days in case of its loss/damage/expiration without your visit to the island.

Registration of a company and opening an account at a local bank. It’s required to visit Dominica in order to open an account and obtain a driver's license.

We will help you to solve any problem. For example, we will tell all you need to know about preferential education in the UK for citizens of Dominica.

Can’t figure out which passport of the 5 Caribbean countries suits you best?

This guide will walk you through things to keep in mind, highlighting the most important advantages and differences of each country!

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Why clients choose Migronis

Post-paid service

Office in the Caribbean

We are online 24/7

We obtain additional documents in Dominica

Minimal participation on your part, we do all the paperwork

No intermediaries and no middlemen

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Migronis — your reliable partner since 2012

  1. Migronis is an international company based in Europe with Ukrainian roots. The company's owner, Anatoliy Lyetayev, is a Ukrainian entrepreneur, a human rights lawyer, and an expert in the field of Citizenship-by-Investment. He lives in Portugal and strongly promotes the idea of personal freedom.
  2. The head office of Migronis is located in Estoril (Portugal). And we have offices in Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and Cyprus.
  3. Since 2012, we have been helping to obtain citizenship and residency by investment in 20+ countries around the world.

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    Who can obtain citizenship together with an investor?

    A spouse;
    Children under 18 years of age who are not married and who are fully supported by the main applicant;
    Children from 18 to 30 years old, unmarried, in full-time attendance at a recognized institution of higher learning, and fully financed by the main applicant;
    Children who have a mental or physical disability, regardless of age;
    Brothers and sisters of the main applicant under 25 years old who are single and have no children;
    Parents of the main applicant and/or spouse over 55 years of age;
    Former spouse cannot obtain citizenship.

    Can children from previous marriages obtain citizenship?

    Children from previous marriages can obtain citizenship. It’s obligatory to obtain the notarial consent of the second parent.

    How to prove children and parents are dependent on the main applicant?

    Financial dependence is confirmed by an extract on the transfer of funds (from the parent’s account to the child’s account), by a certificate of education, by the general address of registration.

    Does a passport have an expiration date?

    A passport is issued for a period of 10 years for an adult and for 5 years for a child with its subsequent renewal for the same period.

    Do I need to visit in the country to obtain citizenship?

    A visit to Dominica is not required. However, it’s required to submit fingerprints. The procedure can be done at one of the certified agencies in your country. We help to arrange this process.

    Do you need to reside in the country, know the language?

    There are no requirements to reside in the country or to know the language.

    Will I become liable for military service?

    No.

    Is it necessary to renounce my citizenship?

    No, Dominica law allows dual citizenship.

    Does Dominica share information about their economic citizens?

    No, information on you obtaining citizenship is not disclosed to third parties.

    Can I apply for citizenship if my application to obtain a visa to the EU, the USA, or the UK has been rejected?

    It’s obligatory to disclose information about your former visa rejections to these countries as hiding this information may affect the final decision. If your visa application wasn’t approved for some reason, apart from such significant violations as an expulsion from the country, violation of terms of stay, deportation, etc., you are safe to apply for a citizenship. At the same time, hiding this information when submitting a case can serve as a basis for rejecting the application.

    How to get a US visa using Dominica passport?

    Citizens of Dominica can apply for a long-term visa to the United States for the period of up to 10 years, with the right to stay in the country for up to 6 months a year. Visa may be obtained in one of the U.S. consulates.

    What are the requirements for a visa-free stay in the Schengen countries and the UK with the passport of Dominica?

    Visa-free regime with the countries of the Schengen zone (you can stay for 90 days out of 180):
    Visa-free travel to the UK (you can stay for 6 months a year):
    No additional documents and prior registration required for crossing these borders.

    Which documents are required to confirm the origin of funds?

    Confirmation of employment and/or ownership of business is required. The following documents may be requested:
    - certificate of salary, dividends received;
    - certificate from the tax authorities;
    - documents on the sale of real estate or other assets;
    - an extract from the brokerage account on the sale of securities or income received;
    - sale or gift contract;
    - other documents confirming the acquisition of income.
    One or several documents can be provided, the checklist is agreed when preparing the case.

    Is it possible to transfer funds from a personal account?

    No, unlike in the Vanuatu program, where funds can be transferred through a certified agent, funds must be transferred from a personal account to get a Dominica passport.

    What are the local income tax rates on Dominica (taxes on setting up a business)?

    Non-residents only pay tax on profits earned in the state. The tax rate is 15%.
    Hotel business and diving centers pay a reduced rate — up to 10%.
    Offshore companies registered in the country receive a 20-year tax holiday and do not pay income tax, inheritance or wealth tax. Such companies pay for registration and an annual state fee.

    What taxes are deducted from activities outside of Dominica?

    There are no taxes on world income, dividends, wealth and inheritance.

    Conditions of tax residency

    To become a tax resident, you must reside on Dominica for at least 183 days.

    What additional documents may be obtained?

    It is possible to get a registration address (rental agreement and utility bill), driving license without the need of passing an exam if a valid driving license is available (a one-day visit is required), local phone number, social insurance number when you open a local company and payroll.

    What is the minimum investment amount in real estate & how long should I own it under the CBI rules?

    The minimum investment amount is $200,000.
    In order to qualify for citizenship, you must hold authorised real estate for 3 years from the grant of citizenship. Furthermore, you may only resell that real estate under the CBI program after 5 years of receiving citizenship.

    How do I obtain citizenship by investing in real estate?

    After choosing the real estate object, you must make an initial deposit of 10% to reserve the object. The remaining amount should be paid after the application for citizenship is approved by the government of Dominica.
    Important: All funds (state fees) are transferred exclusively to the government account.

    What happens in case of concealment of information or providing false data?

    An applicant does not pass a due diligence check and their application for citizenship is rejected. An investor can also be deprived of the citizenship of Dominica if the status was obtained by providing false information, fraud or concealment of actual information.

    In what cases my application could be rejected?

    By providing false information;
    Existence of outstanding conviction or criminal proceedings for serious criminal offenses in any country of the world;
    If the applicant poses a potential threat to public order, national security or the reputation of Dominica or any other country;
    If your application for a visa to a country with which Dominica has a visa-free regime has been denied.

    What is the Dominica passport ranking?

    Passport of Dominica ranks 37th out of 106 in the ranking of the most influential passports of the world.

    General information about the country

    GDP 2022 - projected to be around $ 0,53 billion;
    Population - 72,344 (as of 2022);
    The capital is Roseau;
    Sectors of the economy - offshore business, tourism, eco-tourism, agriculture;
    Doing Business 2017 ranking - ranked 98 out of 190, according to the ease of doing business.
    Dominica is also:
    - Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations;
    - Member of the Organization of American States;
    - Member of International Organisation of the Francophonie:
    - Member of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States OECS;
    - Member of the Caribbean Community CARICOM since May 1, 1974:
    - Member of the World Trade Organization.

    Interesting facts

    According to Roosevelt Skerrit, the Prime Minister of Dominica, in October 2018, the government collected about $60 million to buy land for a new international airport. They achieved it by setting aside $5 million each month out of the income gained by the CBI program.
    In 2021, for the second year in a row, the Dominica CBI program is recognized as the best by the global ranking “Citizenship by Investment Index.” The rating was conducted and published by Professional Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Financial Times.

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    How to obtain Dominica citizenship

    In order to obtain a second Dominica passport, you should first contact an investment immigration agency. Their specialists will help you with the preparation of documents and will supervise the applicant throughout the entire process. Thus, the investor will be able to avoid unnecessary difficulties.

    In addition, the investment immigration agency will preliminarily examine the applicant’s documents and advise what are the chances of obtaining Dominica citizenship.

    If an investor is thinking about obtaining Dominica citizenship for a Russian citizen, there are no special requirements. He or she just needs to fulfill the general conditions of the program.

     

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