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Ask the Consul – Send your vote and participate in the United States elections

If you are a U.S. citizen, depending on the state in which you are eligible to vote, you may get your ballot electronically to vote during the 2020 elections. If your state requires you to return paper voting forms or ballots to local election officials by mail, you can do so through international mail, professional ...
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Coronavirus Information for the Dominican Republic

Last updated:  [10/27/2020] There is a Level 4 Travel Advisory recommending U.S. citizens not travel to the Dominican Republic due to health and safety measures and COVID-19-related conditions.  While the Global Level 4 Travel Advisory has been removed, the Dominican Republic remains at Level 4. Country-Specific Information: The Dominican Republic has 125,008 confirmed cases of COVID-19 ...
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Ask the Consul – Criteria for visa application without interview for minors

While the Embassy remains closed for routine visa services, the Consular Section has expanded the criteria for nonimmigrant interview waiver eligible cases to include first time minor applicants.   How do minors qualify for interview waiver?  To be eligible for the interview waiver, children who are 13 years old or younger must: Have been born in ...
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U.S. Delegation Advances Economic Growth, Private Sector Investment in the Dominican Republic, Suriname, Guyana, Jamaica and Haiti

October 16, 2020 WASHINGTON – A U.S. government delegation led by U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer Adam Boehler visited the Dominican Republic, Suriname, Guyana, Jamaica and Haiti, from October 13 through October 15 to advance growth, private sector investment, and economic security. Boehler was joined by U.S. Department of Treasury Assistant ...
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DFC and Dominican Republic Sign Memorandum of Understanding Supporting Investment in Development

SANTO DOMINGO – U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer Adam Boehler today joined Dominican President Luis Abinader to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the U.S. and the Dominican Republic seeking to collaborate to mobilize investments in energy, tourism and other infrastructure projects that will strengthen key industries, create jobs, and ...
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