Alert – U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo

Location:  Dominican Republic

The following information has been updated:

·     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 July 7, the government of the Dominican Republic has issued a revised curfew for the country.  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

·     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:  7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., with a grace period for transit until 9:00 p.m.

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.

·     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:
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