News & Events

Consular services, including student visas, remain suspended

The U.S. Embassy remains closed for all routine services, since to determine our opening we follow, not only local country regulations, but also recommendations from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and directly from the State Department.  For these reasons we are unable to provide a specific reopening date. This closure includes all ...
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Coronavirus Information for the Dominican Republic

The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. Updated August 7, 2020 The Dominican Republic has 77,709 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,259 confirmed deaths. News reports indicate many hospitals no longer have beds vacant for COVID-19 and are no longer ...
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Ask the Consul – Hurricane Preparedness and STEP Registration

Hurricane Season in the Atlantic runs through November 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center expects the 2020 season to be above average.  As we have entered peak hurricane season, we believe you must be prepared in case a disaster occurs or you have an emergency.  For the Embassy of the ...
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Virtual Higher Education Webinar Series 2020

This virtual webinar series will serve as a way to connect Dominican and U.S. higher education institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Higher education institutions will share best practices and improve their potential to implement joint research and academic exchange activities. This webinar series will also demonstrate the commitment of the United States in supporting higher ...
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