Last update 09 August 2023Diplomatic missions
Level 3: Increased level of risk (recommendation not to travel in certain areas of the country unless necessary)
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We call on Bulgarian citizens to refrain from travelling!
The Republic of Bulgaria does not have an embassy in Dominica. The country is serviced by the Embassy in Cuba.
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Havana, the Republic of Cuba
Address: 5-ta avenida No 6407, esquina a 66, Miramar, Playa, Ciudad de La Habana
Telephone: +537 204 67 66;
Out-of-hours hotline: +535 286 24 49
Working hours: Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 17:00
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 17:00
E-mail: [email protected]
The level of public security is one of the highest in the region. It is advisable not to carry large amounts of cash or jewellery and to leave valuables in a safe.
Dengue fever is endemic to Latin America and the Caribbean and can occur at different times of the year. There have been confirmed cases of Chikungunya virus infection in Dominica. It is advisable to avoid places with many mosquitoes and to use repellents regularly, especially in the morning and evening hours, due to the risk of contracting Chikungunya virus, Dengue fever and Zika. There are no vaccines to prevent Chikungunya, Dengue and Zika.
There is a danger of infection with viruses with similar symptomatology of Dengue and Zika. The MFA recommends that travellers follow the advice of the Ministry of Health and the Bulgarian Red Cross to protect themselves against mosquito bites and infection with the Zika virus:
Recommended vaccines and personal hygiene advice:
Under the 2005 International Health Regulations, a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers over the age of 1 year arriving from countries at risk of the spread of the disease.
List of countries at risk of yellow fever and countries requiring vaccination: http://www.who.int/ith/2016-ith-annex1.pdf?ua=1
Specifics of the local legislation:
In this country, it is a crime for anyone, even children, to carry camouflage clothing and bags.
Vehicles shall move on the left side of the road.
Tourists wishing to drive in Dominica must first obtain a local driving permit by presenting a valid national driving licence and paying a fee. Usually, car rental agencies will assist you in obtaining the permit. This permit is valid for one month.
The local currency in Dominica is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD).
USD 1 = XCD 2.70
Hurricane season is from June to November, and Dominica is located in an area directly vulnerable to hurricanes. It is recommended to monitor the information at the following addresses: http://severe.worldweather.org/; http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ and https://www.gov.uk/guidance/tropical-cyclones.
Travel papers and visas
A passport valid for the duration of the stay and at least 90 days after departure is required. It is advisable to have at least two blank pages for affixing the appropriate stamps. It is mandatory to have a return or onward ticket.
A visa is not required for stays up to 21 days.
A visa is required for business visits.
A visa is not normally required for cruise travel.
Travel for children under 18 years of age
In the case of travel by children under 18 years of age, proof of citizenship, valid travel documents and certified written consent (power of attorney) from one or both parents, as appropriate, must be provided.
For further information and to check for changes to the above terms and conditions, contact:
Embassy of Dominica in Brussels, Belgium
Address: 12, Avenue Bel Air, Brussel, Belgium
Telephone: +32 2 234 649 35
Fax: +32 2 346 5152
Embassy of Dominica in London, Great Britain
Address: 1, Collingham Gardens, London, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 737 051 945
Fax: +44 20 737 387 43
Embassy of Dominica in Paris, France
Address: 45 Rue De Courcelles, Paris, France
Telephone: +33 1 535 395 95
Fax: +33 1 456335 63
Certifications and legalizations:
Bulgaria and Dominica are parties to the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents. Therefore, the documents/deeds drawn up in each of the two countries should bear an Apostille by the respective Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as translated and duly authenticated in order to serve before the authorities of the other country.
European Emergency Travel Document:
In case of emergency (lost passport), Bulgarian citizens can seek on-the-spot assistance from a diplomatic mission of an EU Member State to obtain an Emergency Travel Document.
You can contact:
Embassy of Belgium in Roseau, Dominica:
Address: Hanover Street, 20 – Roseau
P.O. Box 79 – Roseau – Dominica
Telephone: +1 767 448 20 96; +1 767 448 21 67; +1 767 448 30 12
Fax: +1 767 448 68 08
E-mail: [email protected]
Exit fee (all passengers over 12 years of age) – XCD 59.00 (approx. USD 23.00)
Issue of local driving permit – USD 12.00
Changes to the above fees are possible.
It is advisable to check with the Dominican diplomatic representation and/or the airline/travel agency used.