For emergencies such as death, arrests, hospitalizations or crimes involving U.S. citizens, please call +(809) 567-7775. When the prompts ask you to enter the extension, enter 0 and tell the operator you have an emergency.
We can receive emergency calls any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our normal office hours are Monday-Thursday 7:00am-4:15pm and Fridays 7:00am-1:00pm. You can also call 809-567-7775 during office hours. Note that this number is not for visa inquiries.
To report fraud in visas, passports, or immigration, please write to email@example.com.
The Regional Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) of the American Embassy in Santo Domingo is responsible for providing services to all the Caribbean, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela. The FBU is responsible for the administration of the benefit programs for the following U.S. government agencies: Social Security Administration, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Labor, and Railroad Retirement Board.
The Federal Benefits Unit operates on an appointments-only system. To request an appointment email us at FBU.Santo.Domingo@ssa.gov, make sure you include all your contact information. We normally respond to e-mail inquiries within 5-working days. Please only send one e-mail regarding your issue.
Unidad de Beneficios Federales (FBU)
Av. República de Colombia #57
Código postal 10505
Fax Number: 809-922-7001
Please access the schedule of the days on which the Embassy will be closed.
The Department of State offers numerous tools for U.S. businesses and Dominican businesses investing in the United States. These resources provide broad overviews of the Dominican Republic key business and economic conditions to help you make the most informed business decisions. Please contact the U.S. embassy’s economic and commercial team for any assistance at (809) 567-7775 ext. 7249 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office of Agricultural Affairs (OAA), Santo Domingo
Av. República de Colombia, #57, Altos de Arroyo Hondo II, Santo Domingo
Press and Information
For media inquiries, please write to SantoDomingoPress@state.gov.
Culture and Education
The Academic Section manages the prestigious Fulbright program, funds English-language teaching initiatives, and promotes exchange opportunities for students between the Dominican Republic and the United States. For questions regarding our scholarship programs, please send a message to the following e-mail: SantoDomingoDRBecas@state.gov. Please note that we do not respond to inquiries regarding scholarship programs via telephone.
Citizen Liaison Volunteers (CLVs) are a vital bridge between the Embassy and U.S. citizens, especially in the event of an emergency. We are looking for volunteers to serve as CLVs in various regions of the Dominican Republic. If you would like to be a CLV, please send us your full name, date of birth, passport number and your contact details to SDOCLVRecruit@state.gov. Once you notify us of your interest, we will get back to you with more information and further instructions.