Dominican Republic

Investor Visa

The Dominican Republic’s Investor Visa offers immediate permanent residency (which must still be renewed every four years) and a six-month path to citizenship to those who invest at least US$200,000 in the country.

Applicants may invest in a variety of asset classes, including businesses, term deposits, securities, or real estate.

While no formal presence requirements are stipulated, experts recommend spending significant periods of time in the country to eventually qualify for citizenship.


Program at a glance

Program TypeGolden Visa
Time to citizenship6 months
Time to permanent residencyImmediately upon approval
Minimum investmentUS$200,000
Physical presence requirementNone
Application processing time2-3 months
Citizenship grants visa-free travel to62 destinations
Contribution types availableBusiness investment, Real estate, Bank deposit, Securities investment

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