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Alert – U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo (January 11, 2021)
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January 11, 2021

Alert – U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo (January 11, 2021)

Location:  Dominican Republic

The following curfew information has been updated on the Embassy Santo Domingo COVID-19 website:

  • The government of the Dominican Republic has extended the state of emergency and nationwide curfew.  Failure to follow the curfew, including for U.S. citizens, may result in arrest and/or fines.  Full details on the curfew can be found at https://presidencia.gob.do/

         January 11-26 (M-F):  Curfew from 5pm to 5am, with a grace period for transit until 8pm each day.

January 11-26 (Sa-Sun):  Curfew from 12pm to 5am, with a grace period for transit until 3pm each day.

There is a Level 3 Travel Advisory recommending U.S. citizens reconsider travel to the Dominican Republic due to health and safety measures and COVID-19-related conditions. 

Actions to Take: 

  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information and what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19.
  • Dial *462 to reach the COVID-19 hotline in the Dominican Republic for specific instructions if you have been exposed or are experiencing severe symptoms.  Note: English-speaking operators are limited.
  • All U.S. citizens must follow the restrictions put in place by the Government of the Dominican Republic.
  • Flights remain available to the United States. Check with the airlines directly regarding booking flights.
  • Have a plan to depart from the Dominican Republic that does not rely on U.S. government assistance.
  • Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in the Dominican Republic.
  • Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest travel information and other global impacts.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Av. República de Colombia 57, Santo Domingo
Emergencies: 809-567-7775
Non-emergency inquiries: SDOAmericans@state.gov
Website: https://do.usembassy.gov/
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates
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