Entry requirements

This page has information on travelling to Dominica.

This page reflects the UK government’s understanding of current rules for people travelling on a full ‘British Citizen’ passport from the UK, for the most common types of travel.

The authorities in Dominica set and enforce entry rules. If you’re unsure how Dominica’s entry requirements apply to you, contact its UK embassy, high commission or consulate.

All travellers

Entry to Dominica

At present, Dominica does not have any COVID-19 travel protocols. All requirements for pre-arrival testing have been removed for both vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers. Visit the Discover Dominica website for details.

You should read these before your departure and monitor the pages on a regular basis as the requirements may change at short notice. There is no longer any need to wear masks in Dominica. You may choose to do so if you wish.

If you’re transiting through Dominica

Transiting is when you pass through one country on the way to your final destination.

Dominica is not a transit point for travel.

Exemptions

You should enquire with the Dominican Ministry of Tourism, International Transport and Maritime Initiatives prior to travelling if you believe you should be exempted from any of Dominica’s COVID-19 requirements. Email your query to the Tourism Customer Service Concierge on DAconcierge1@dominica.gov.dm or DAconcierge2@dominica.gov.dm.

The Discover Dominica website also has a COVID-19 hotline number.

Check your passport and travel documents before you travel

You should check with your transport provider or travel company to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.

Passport validity

Your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay.

Visas

British passport holders don’t need a visa to visit Dominica.

On entry, you will be granted a specified period to stay. If you wish to stay longer, you must apply and pay for an extension of stay through the Dominica Immigration Department.

It is an offence to overstay the entry period or to work without a work permit.

UK Emergency Travel Documents

UK Emergency Travel Documents are accepted for entry, airside transit and exit from Dominica. Entry requirements may change from time to time. You should check with the Office of the High Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Dominica before you travel.

Yellow fever certificate requirements

Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.

Returning to the UK

Departure tax

There is a departure tax for leaving Dominica. As of 1 April 2019 the amount increased to 86 East Caribbean Dollars or US$33. In most cases, the tax is included in the cost of your plane ticket, but you should check with your travel agent before travelling to confirm.