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Alert – U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo (June, 1, 2021)
June 1, 2021

Location:  Dominican Republic

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

  • All travelers to the United States should continue to monitor the CDC website for testing and quarantine requirements, including state and local regulations related to travel.
  • Beginning June 2 and until at least June 9, the government of the Dominican Republic has issued a revised 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/
  • Curfew for National District, Azua, Bahoruco, Barahona, Dajabón, Elías Piña, El Seibo, Hato Mayor,  Hermanas Mirabal, Independencia, La Romana, María Trinidad Sánchez, Monseñor Nouel, Monte Cristi, Monte Plata,  Pedernales, Peravia, San Cristóbal, San José de Ocoa, San Juan, San Pedro de Macorís, Sánchez Ramírez, Santiago Rodríguez, Santo Domingo and Valverde:  
    • Monday to Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. with a grace period for transit until 9:00 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. with a grace period for transit until 6:00 p.m.
  • Curfew for Duarte, Espaillat, La Altagracia, La Vega, Samaná, Santiago, and Puerto Plata:
    • Monday to Friday, 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m, with a grace period for transit until 12:00 a.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., with a grace period for transit until 12:00 a.m.

There is a Level 4 Travel Advisory recommending U.S. citizens not travel to the Dominican Republic due to COVID-19.

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.


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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