Our Dominica Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Dominica’s visa policy for people from all over the world, including different types of visas, particular requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and more. It is critical to have a scheduled flight ticket in hand before applying for a visa to Dominica.
Citizens of Haiti and the Dominican Republic are required to have a visa. Visitors staying less than 24 hours on Dominica (including cruise ship passengers) do not require a visa to visit. To enter Dominica, U.S. citizens must have a valid U.S. passport. Visas are not necessary for periods of less than six months if you have an onward or return ticket, hotel confirmation, and proof of financial support.
Entry into Dominica
In recent days, emergency responses to the COVID-19 crisis in a number of Latin American and Caribbean nations have included restrictions on flights from Europe, restrictive new quarantine arrangements in Central America, and restrictions on the admission of Irish travellers already in the region to other Latin American nations.
There are no direct transatlantic flights between the region and Ireland. In light of the uncertainties surrounding transatlantic travel alternatives to Ireland, we highly advise Irish travellers to book their departure from the region in advance.
In order to gain entry into Dominica, you must follow their criteria of documentation required when you arrive. The criteria is easy and straight forward. It is listed below. Failure to present the correct documentation when arriving will result in you being deported back home.
Immigration and customs officers require a valid, up-to-date passport.
in addition to a government-issued photo identity card (such as a driver's licence).
Make copies of your passport and identification card and store them in a different location in case your originals are lost or stolen.
After submitting the Application Form, you will receive an approval letter within 14-28 days, and you will have 30 days to pay the WIN Visa Fee. Alternatively, you may submit an extension request.
If a payment extension is required, the reasons must be communicated by email within 30 days. If your request is approved, the payment period will be extended by an additional 30 days.
After your WIN Visa application is approved, you will have 90 days to arrive in Dominica.
Appointment waiting times can differ depending on your individual circumstances. Appointments are usually issued the month after all documents have been submitted. If you have any problems with your application it could be considerably longer.
Who can visit Dominica without a visa?
The following Countries are permitted to visit Dominica without a visa for up to 90 days. Any Countries not on this list will be required to have a visa upon entry.
- Dominican Republic.
- Saint Kitts
- Saint Lucia
- Saint Vincent
- The Grenadines
- Solomon Islands
- South Korea
For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.
|Covid 19 / Border Control
|What is a Visa?
|What kind of visa do I need?
|Do I need more than one visa?
|How long is a visa valid for?
|When do I need my visa?
|What if my visa is refused?
There are four types of visas available in Dominica. The type of visa you will obtain will depend on the reason for your visit. The four types of visas available are:
- Digital nomad visa.
- Study visa.
- Tourist visa.
- Work visa.
Each visa is priced differently as they are all for different purposes. It is highly recommended to apply for your visa well in advance of your trip to Dominica.
What to do if your Dominica visa is refused?
You have the opportunity to challenge this verdict. The embassy of the Member State that opted to deny the visa distributes a standard form to notify the applicant of the decision to deny a Dominica visa and the reasons for the rejection. People regularly question us how we can “guarantee” the issuance of a visa. Because all final decisions are made by embassies, there is no way to obtain a 100 percent guarantee. All you can do is ensure that your application is as strong as possible. Please make contact with us if your visa application has been refused.
A passport from the Commonwealth of Dominica grants access to more territories, including Russia, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Schengen Area, and the United Kingdom, where visa-free or visa-upon-arrival travel is available.
A low cost of living is one of the greatest advantages of living in Dominica; housing and local food are relatively inexpensive. As a result of Dominica’s extremely low crime rate, life on the island is peaceful and filled with safety.
As a Commonwealth nation and parliamentary democracy, the island nation of Dominica in the Caribbean is a popular destination for investment citizenship. With a minimum investment of $100,000 USD, Dominica’s economic citizenship programme is one of the most highly regarded immigration schemes.