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Grenadian Citizenship for Commonwealth Citizens, Aliens and British Protected

Commonwealth Citizens can apply and obtain Grenadian Citizenship

Service Information

Commonwealth & Irish citizens may apply for citizenship by registration under Section 6(1) provided they satisfy having legally lived in Grenada for 7 years (citizens from Non-Caribbean countries), or 4 years (citizens of Caribbean countries) AND 2 years as holder of a Permanent Residence Permit (within the applicable citizenship requirement period) immediately preceding the date of application.

The processing of application under this category includes a due diligence process. The security checks may involve soliciting the services externally.  In such cases the applicant would bare the costs.

Therefore, an individual who is a citizen of any of these countries, is eligible for applying on the grounds of Commonwealth citizen.  Citizens from countries not listed above can apply on the ground of Aliens and British Protected.  The following documents MUST be submitted to the Home Affairs Department, to begin the processing of all applications under this category

Process Steps
  1. Register yourself online.
  2. Download the Commonwealth Citizens Application Form
  3. Fill the Form Completely. The Completed Application form should be signed by a Justice of the Peace or Notary Public. Upload the Form.
  4. Applicants MUST include their parents name and nationality, applicant’s occupation, contact numbers on the application form, copy of Permanent Residence Certificate and a copy of Passport.
  5. Upload copies of the requested documents listed below
    1. Reference Letter from a reputable person in the country of birth or residence and from Grenada
    2. Copy of a valid Birth Certificate, and additional affidavit in the event that the name doesn’t match that in the certificate
    3. Bank Reference
    4. Copy of Passport Photograph (clearly showing ears, hairline and obtained without glasses)
    5. Police Certificate of Character from country of origin and residence. Must be dated within 6 months of application
    6. Letter stating the date of arrival in Grenada, purpose of visit, the activities engaged in and the reason why the applicant would like to be a citizen
    7. Medical Certificate from a Registered Practitioner which includes
      1. Chest X-Ray
      2. Malaria Blood Smear
      3. Serum Creatinine
      4. RPR, VDRL or other serological tests for Syphilis
      5. Stool for culture and microscopic examination
      6. HIV antibody test
      7. Update immunization status including measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus and hepatitis B – 3 doses (copy of Immunization card must be produced)
      8. Mantoux (TB) Test
      9. The medical report MUST be done at any MEDICAL FACILITY IN GRENADA
  6. Persons travelling from high-risk areas or who have had recent malarial infection should be suitable treated with Promaguine
  7. Make payment as required. Those living abroad can make payments by money order or check, ensuring that the form processing starts instantaneously on receipt.
  8. Review and submit the application
  9. Revisit and check status.

Processing of application includes a due diligence process.  The security checks may involve soliciting the services of INTERPOL.  In such cases the applicant would bare the costs.

Payment Details

Due Diligence Checks - EC$275.00
Application Fee - EC$100.00
Commonwealth Citizen - EC$3,000.00
Aliens & British Protected - EC$7,500.00


Ministry Of National Security, Public Administration, Home Affairs, Information & Communications Technology

Ministerial Complex
6th Floor
Sir Eric Matthew Gairy Botanical Gardens
Tanteen, St. George's,
Grenada, W.I.
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