News & Events

Hurricane preparedness and the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

 Hurricane Season in the Atlantic officially runs from June 1 through November 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA)of the United States predicts another active Atlantic hurricane season in 2021.  As we enter hurricane season, we believe you must be prepared in case a disaster occurs or you have an emergency.  For the Embassy ...
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Coronavirus Information for the Dominican Republic

Last updated:  [06/21/2021] ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 ...
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Dominican Republic – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to the Dominican Republic due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19  page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for the Dominican Republic due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy’s  COVID-19  page for more information on COVID-19 in the Dominican ...
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Avoid delays, come prepared to your immigrant visa interview

The immigrant visa unit has resumed limited operations and is currently processing all classes of visas; however, the wait time is longer than in the past.  Applicants can avoid additional delays by being prepared for their interview with all the necessary documents. Applicants are responsible for monitoring their email for updates and for scheduling purposes; ...
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The United States Embassy Signs Agreement with the Dominican General Directorate of Special Programs for the Presidency to Close Open Landfills

Santo Domingo. The United States Embassy in Santo Domingo, through its Agency for International Development (USAID), signed a memorandum of understanding with the Dominican General Directorate of Special Programs of the Presidency (PROPEEP) to support the remediation and closure of open landfills and develop new state-of-the-art regional infrastructure as part of a Solid Waste Master ...
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