FORM 12

FORM 12
COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA CITIZENSHIP ACT
CH. 1:10 (Section 8)
Application for naturalisation as a citizen of Dominica made by a person seeking a waiver of
residence requirements under section 8 (2) (c) of the Commonwealth of Dominica Citizenship Act,
1978.
MADE under section 8 of the Act.
(N.B. Applicants are requested to submit (a) two (2) completed copies of this Form; (b) four (4)
identical passport size photographs; (c) a police certificate of character.)
PARTICULARS OF APPLICANT
1.
I,................................................................................................................................................
of .............................................................................................................................................
(here insert address of applicant) was born at
..................................................................................................................................................
2.
I was married at ......................................................................................................................
to .............................................................................................................................................
(here insert full name of (wife) (husband) (of late of)
(here insert wife's) (husband's) address, or last address if deceased).
3.
My marriage (is still subsisting) has been terminated by reason of (If the marriage is not
subsisting, state whether it was terminated by the husband's death or by divorce.
4.
There are .................... unmarried children below the age of 18, of the marriage namely
(here list names, addresses and date of birth of children).
....................................................................................................................................................
....................................................................................................................................................
...................................................................................................................................................
...................................................................................................................................................
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*5.(1) I am a citizen of the following countries:
(i) ....................................................
(ii) .....................................................
(iii) .....................................................
* Delete which is inapplicable.
**(2) I am British protected person by reason of the following facts:
.................................................................................................
.................................................................................................
.................................................................................................
.................................................................................................
(3)
I am an alien and a subject or citizen of the following foreign country/countries,
that is to say:
.................................................................................................
(4)
(a) I am a stateless alien and was formerly a citizen of the following country or
countries:
(i) ..................................................
(ii) ..................................................
(iii) ..................................................
***(b) I have ceased to be a citizen of the above country/countries by reasons of the following
facts:
.....................................................................................................
.....................................................................................................
.....................................................................................................
.....................................................................................................
**
State in the space under (b) the protectorate or territory from which the applicant derives the
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status of a British protected person.
***
State under (b) the cause whereby the applicant ceased to be a subject or citizen of the
country or countries in question, whether the country is one mentioned in section 1 (3)
of the
British Nationality Act, 1948 or is the Republic of Ireland or is a foreign country.
(5)
I am a stateless alien and have always been stateless.
6.
*(a) I am ordinarily resident in ..................................................................
(b) I am in the service of the Commonwealth of Dominica.
SERVICE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA
**7.
(1)(a)(i) Capacity of Service .....................................................................
(ii) From ............................... to ..................................................
(b)(i) Capacity of Service ......................................................................
(ii) From ........................................to .........................................
(c) (i) Capacity of Service ......................................................................
From ........................................ to ................................
(2)(a) I have been granted permission to reside temporarily in Dominica.
(b)
Date of Permit
(c)
Ref: No. of Permit ....................................................
State the country of residence.
State capacity of service/s in Government (e.g. Diplomatic/Consular) or other giving date/s of
appointment.
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SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES
The special circumstances in which I desire that the period of ordinary residence be waived are:
...........................................................................................................................................................
...........................................................................................................................................................
...........................................................................................................................................................
..........................................................................................................................................................
***8. I (have) (have not) previously renounced or been deprived of citizenship of the United
Kingdom and Colonies, or of the Commonwealth of Dominica. (If the applicant has
renounced his citizenship of the United Kingdom and Colonies, here state the date on
which the declaration or renunciation was made; and if he has been deprived of his
citizenship, state the date on which and the authority by whom, the order or deprivation
was made).
9.
I have read the caution at the foot of this application.
10.
I hereby apply to be registered as a citizen of Dominica.
I, ............................................................................................do solemnly and sincerely declare
that the foregoing particulars stated in this application are true and I make this solemn
declaration believing the same to be true.
.......................................
(Signature of Applicant)
Delete as appropriate
Made and subscribed this .................... day of ............... 20..... before me.
............................................
(Justice of the Peace, Commissioner, Notary Public).
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REFERENCE
Name (in block letters) .......................................................................
Address ................................................................................................
I, the undersigned, hereby state that I am a citizen of Dominica. I support this application from any
personal knowledge of the applicant and my close acquaintance with him for ......... years.
Date ...................... 20 ...........
.........................................
(Signature)
CAUTION
Section 19 of the Commonwealth of Dominica Citizenship Act (Ch.1:10) provides as follows:
"19.(1) A person who, for the purpose of procuring anything to be done or not to be done
under this Act, knowingly or recklessly makes a statement which is false in a material particular
shall be, without prejudice to any other proceedings that might be taken against him, liable on
summary conviction to a fine of seven hundred and fifty dollars and to imprisonment for three
months.
(2) Any person who fails to comply with any requirement imposed on him by Regulations made
under this Act shall be liable to a fine of seven hundred and fifty dollars and to imprisonment for six
months."
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