Dominica Entry Requirements

Dominica Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Turkey Yes no Yes
Germany Yes no Yes
Austria Yes no Yes
Switzerland Yes no Yes
Other EU countries Yes no Yes

Passport information

Generally required, must be valid for at least 6 months when you leave the country.

Visa information

Generally required, except for citizens of the following countries listed in the table above for stays of up to 6 months (unless otherwise stated): (a) Germany, Austria and all other EU countries. (b) Switzerland. (c) Turkey (stay up to max. 21 days). If the stay is to last longer than 21 days, a visa must be obtained in advance.


Visitor Visa: £25 / EC$200 at the Dominica High Commission in London. High Commission of Dominica in London (see contact addresses).

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Application required

All documents must be translated into English and notarized. (a) 1 Application Form (downloadable at (b) 2 recent color passport photographs. (c) Passport valid for at least 6 months upon departure and containing at least one blank page. (d) Letter of Invitation. (e) Fee (proof of payment). (f) Confirmation from travel agent of paid round trip. (g) Business travel: letter from host. (h) If applicable, a residence permit for Germany/Austria/Switzerland that is still valid for at least two months after the return date. (i) Proof of sufficient funds (bank statement, travel agency statement for package tours, Letter of invitation from relatives or friends for private visits). (j) Proof of employment/ proof of self-employment. (k) A stamped, registered return envelope. (l) current police clearance certificate. (m) Health certificate including HIV test.

Temporary Residence

In order to get a residency permit, one must first apply for a work permit.

Processing time

From the personal appointment of the visa application usually 10 days; up to 3 weeks for an additional interview or documents to be submitted later. Long-term visas usually up to 12 weeks.

Proof of sufficient funds

Foreigners must have sufficient funds.

Documents required upon entry

The following documents are required for visa-free entry: (a) Return/onward travel ticket. (b) Sufficient Funds. (c) Passport that is still valid for at least 6 months.

Extension of stay

Extensions should be applied for locally at the Immigration Department in Roseau (Police Headquarters).

Entry with children

German: Machine-readable children’s passport or your own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Note: Minors traveling alone should carry an officially certified declaration of consent from the legal guardian. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.

Entry with pets

An import permit is required for the import of pets such as dogs and cats. For more information on importing pets, visit

Dominica Entry Requirements