Dominican citizens will be able to enter Schengeng countries as EU borders reopen

Dominica is among 54 countries that will be able to enter Schengen countries once EU borders open later this week.

Schengen refers to the EU passport-free zone that covers most of the European countries and allows a person to travel to any member country of the Schengen Area.

There are no border controls within the Schengen Zone.

Ahead of its official release, later this week, of the list which is expected to be implemented after July 1, EU officials said it will be updated according to the epidemiological situation and coronavirus response in each country, the ability to apply containment measures during travel, and whether or not that country has lifted travel restrictions towards the EU.

Antigua and Barbuda citizens have been excluded from a preliminary list.

Seven nations from the region, including Venezuela and St Lucia, will be able to gain entry.

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  1. D
    July 4, 2020

    Where do we fill out the online questionaire to come into Dominica on the 15th of july? On the memo should have had a link or info how to get this questionaire. I searched and was unable to find it. Any help please.

  2. Stefan Loerner
    July 4, 2020

    Please have a look to the real Info on this!

  3. T
    July 3, 2020

    Stop all that saying, you taking ferry to French Islands to get travel out of the Caribbean. Please, advocate the leaders and politicians to develop Dominica especially working through ward getting an international airport. Dominica cannot be the only OECS country without an international airport.

  4. Ask Mel
    July 2, 2020

    That’s very good news for PM Skerrit and his fake ambassadors of Land and Sea. Now they have a few countries, including the UK they can go to. That is sure not for native Dominicans since Skerrit still has us in covid-19 prison and cannot even go to Guadeloupe.

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    • Lin clown
      July 2, 2020

      PIPO,how did the Dominican,Canadian farm workers get to CANADA?uneducated JackA.Another useless lazy one.

  5. derp
    July 2, 2020

    Ok, cool so soon ferry service going to be up and running for Dominica

  6. Pipo
    July 2, 2020

    And how do we get to the Schengen countries if we cannot travel through Antigua or the USA. Obviously this good news is intended for non-native Dominicans, who got their passport through CBI.I suspect this news originating from CS Global.

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    • derp
      July 2, 2020

      um the French islands right next door, you can charter a flight and get connections to fly from the French islands to any of those countries the planes in the French islands running…or wait for the ferry to take the boat to get there they were waiting for official go ahead from France to resume now it’s up to the government of Dominica to open the borders…

    • Psiberious Kottix
      July 2, 2020

      Guadaloupe is in EU (considered a part of France) with an international airport and flights to actual France. Technically.

      • Malatete
        July 3, 2020

        So are Martinique and St. Maarten (at least partly). The plane from the French Antilles will take To Paris Orly, which currently has no direct services to England. You could fly from Ft. De France to Barbados and connect from there, say with Virgin or BA direct to London.

      • Batibou River
        July 7, 2020

        Guadeloupe and Martinique are French overseas territories but the are NOT part of the EU and as such are NOT included in the Schengen Agreement. The same is true for St. Martin and other French and Dutch overseas territories. As far as the rest of the EU is concerned this is not going to last for long. One or two more gangster being caught with Dominican passports ore even diplomatic passport and we find ourselves being blacklisted. All you better speak to you PM!

  7. Breathe
    July 2, 2020

    I suppose that this means that ferry services can resume to allow us to travel to Martinique and Guadeloupe

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