Invest Dominica Authority

The Invest Dominica Authority (IDA) is the Government Agency responsible for promoting and facilitating foreign investment in the island. Our mandate is to actively pursue all sustainable investments in identified sectors and provide the necessary facilitation services throughout the various processes to ensure that the business succeeds.


To facilitate and actively promote investment opportunities in Dominica through the formulation and execution of national policies, investment generation and servicing.


To become the preferred investment location for sustainable development in the Caribbean.

IDA engagements are targeted and, through strategic partnerships and legislative support, we offer services that will set your business on the right footing for growth:
  • IDA is the first point of contact. After preliminary discussions, the IDA will assist in planning and facilitating the implementation of projects.
  • IDA processes all business projects that request approval under the Citizenship by Investment Program.
  • IDA implements all investment promotion and public awareness activities concerning Dominica as a business destination.
  • Preparation of Cabinet submissions on behalf of clients requesting fiscal incentives.
  • Assistance is available for research on data and investment information, identifying business opportunities and arranging meetings with key contacts.
  • IDA will co-ordinate the approval process and act as a clearing house for obtaining all necessary permits and licences from relevant Government Ministries, agencies and departments.
  • IDA will source information for inquires on subjects ranging from agribusiness to financial and information services to tourism development activities.
  • IDA can assist in identifying joint venture partners from the local private sector.
  • IDA can assist in finding suitable space for the establishment and operation of a business.