Dominica : Travel

Traveller information

Immigration and customs: 

Passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of departure. Visas are not generally required by Commonwealth nationals. Prohibited imports include certain plant material including avocados, bananas, coconuts and coffee; and animal products.

Travel within the country: 

Driving is on the left. An international driving permit is recommended, though a foreign driving licence can be used to obtain a temporary visitor’s permit for drivers between the ages of 25 and 65.

Bus services connect towns and villages. Taxi rates are set by law and drivers do not expect to be tipped.

Travel health: 

Prevalent diseases where appropriate precautionary measures are recommended include dengue fever and hepatitis B.

There were 78,000 tourist arrivals in 2013.