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Coronavirus Information for the Dominican Republic

Last updated:  [09/16/2021] ***  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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Notarial Services in the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo

The American Citizen Services Unit continues to provide limited routine services to American citizens and the local community. Notarial services are only available with a scheduled appointment,  which can be scheduled  through our website:  https://do.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/local-resources-of-u-s-citizens/notaries-public/     What to bring to your appointment? Document to be notarized Official and Valid photo identification Personal appearance of the person ...
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Hurricane preparedness tips

As we reach the peak of hurricane season, the U.S. Embassy would like to share some preparedness tips relating to your safety and documents. We encourage all U.S. citizens travelling to or residing in the Dominican Republic to enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). STEP enrollment gives you the latest ...
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Policy Update for Immigrant Visa Applicants

Starting on October 1, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is requiring that all Immigrant Visa applicants over the age of 12 be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  The Immigrant Visa Section wants to help prevent any delays in our applicant’s medical screening process and therefore, we are encouraging our applicants to begin ...
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