Dominican Republic

Rentista and Pensionado Visas

The Dominican Republic’s Rentista and Pensionado visas offer residence permits to those who can demonstrate a passive foreign-sourced income of at least US$1,500 a month.

In both cases, the visa has a four-year validity period and is renewable indefinitely as long as the applicant continues to meet the requirements.

After just two years of residency in the Dominican Republic, the applicant becomes eligible for citizenship. 


Program at a glance

Program TypeIndependent Means Visa
Time to citizenship2 years
Time to permanent residencyImmediately upon approval
Minimum investmentNone. Proof of US$1,500 monthly income
Physical presence requirementNone
Application processing time2-3 months
Citizenship grants visa-free travel to62 destinations
Contribution types availableNo investment required

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