Citizenship of the Commonwealth of Dominica can be obtained by:

  • Birth/parentage
  • Marriage
  • Virtue of residence

Requirements for applying for Citizenship

  • Completed application forms (available at the Labour Division, Ministry of National Security, Labour and Immigration)

  • Letter addressed to Minister for Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Labour requesting citizenship

  • Police Record

  • Birth Certificate

  • Four (4) passports sized photos

  • Medical certificate including HIV test

  • Bank statement/recommendation from banker

  • Marriage Certificate

  • Two testimonials

  • Application fee of  EC $250.00 to be paid at the Treasury Department

  • Treasury receipt as proof of payment of application fee

  • Recent copy of work/residence permit

  • Copy of the bio data page of passport and the pages with date of issue and expiry date

  • EC $20 stamps* for application forms

  • ** Oath of allegiance

  • ** EC $20 adhesive stamps* for oath of allegiance

  • * Stamps are available for purchase at the General Post Office in Roseau and at its branches.

  • ** If the Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Labour approves the application the applicant is required to: 

    • Take an oath at the Registry
    • Pay registration fee of  EC $2000.00 at the Treasury Department

For more information, contact:

Labour Division
Ministry of National Security, Labour and Immigration
2nd Floor, Government Headquarters
Kennedy Avenue
Commonwealth of Dominica
Telephone: (767) 266-3553
Fax: (767) 448-5200
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