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Organization : Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica.
Facility/ Service Name : How Do I Apply for Permanent Residence
Country : Dominica
Website : http://dominica.gov.dm/services/residency/80-how-do-i-apply-for-permanent-residence

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Apply for Permanent Residence Dominica

How Do I Apply for Permanent Residence

Conditions for granting of Permanent Residence :
** Applicant should have been resident or have been employed on island for five (5) years.
** On the discretion of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Labour.

Documents Required

Documents required for applying for Permanent Residence
** Completed Application Forms. All non-nationals above the age of 18 years must complete an application form. Application forms are available at the Labour Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Labour.

** Medical certificate stating that the applicant is in good health and has not in the past three years suffered from any communicable disease.
** Two testimonials from persons who have known the applicant from the time he/she has been in Dominica.

** Statement of financial position from a reputable banker or letter from employer accepting responsibility for employee and stating duration and type of employment.
** Recent Police Record.

** Application fee – to be paid at the Treasury Department
i. CARICOM Nationals : EC$400.00
ii. Non-CARICOM Nationals : EC$800.00

** Treasury receipt as proof of payment of application fee.
** Letter from applicant’s friend/family accepting responsibility for applicant while in Dominica, if applicant is not employed.

** Cover letter requesting Permanent Residence.
** Marriage Certificate.
** Copies of work/resident permits issued since the applicant has been in Dominica.

Renew a Residence Permit

All non-Nationals above the age of 18 years must complete an application form in duplicate. Application forms are available at the Immigration Department.

Documents Required :
Documents required for renewal of Residence Permit
** Application forms
** Statement of financial position from a reputable banker
** Recent Police Record

** Application fee – to be paid at the Treasury Department
i. CARICOM Nationals : EC$250.00
ii. Non-CARICOM Nationals : EC$800.00

** Photocopy of Treasury receipt as proof of payment of application fee
** Letter from applicant’s sponsor accepting responsibility for applicant while in Dominica
** Cover letter from applicant requesting renewal

For more information, contact
Ministry of National Security, Labour and Immigration
2nd Floor, Government Headquarters
Kennedy Avenue
Roseau
Commonwealth of Dominica
Telephone: (767) 266 3553
Fax: (767) 448 8960
E-mail: nationalsecurity [AT] dominica.gov.dm

Returning Residents

The Returning Residents Information Manual (PDF, 820 KB) contains information to facilitate the smooth resettlement of Domincans living abroad into Dominican society.

The Manual includes information on :
** Tax concessions on household and personal effects, tools of trade, vehicles
** Investment incentives
** Importing dogs and cats
** Importing plants
** Importing human remains
** Health Care
** Banking

Contact

For more information, contact
Ministry National Security, Labour and Immigration
2nd Floor, Government Headquarters
Kennedy Avenue
Roseau
Commonwealth of Dominica
Telephone: (767) 266 3553
Fax: (767) 448 8960
E-mail: nationalsecurity [AT] dominica.gov.dm

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