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The Army presents the U.S. flag to service members’ families in the D.R.

Around 16 percent of U.S. service members in the United States military are Hispanic. A large part of those members are Dominican-Americans. For Hispanic Heritage Month, we want to show our gratitude to those service members with Dominican heritage. Recently, Guillermo Rojas, Jr., Army Section ChIef presented the U.S. flag to families in the Dominican ...
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Embassy Santo Domingo Ballot Box Extended Until October 15! 

You may drop your ballot in the ballot collection box in front of the Consular entrance, Monday through Thursday, from 8am until 3pm until the new deadline of October 15, 2020.   Ballots submitted after this date may not be received in time to be counted.  Embassy Santo Domingo will continue to send ballots received after October 15, 2020, but also encourages ...
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Coronavirus Information for the Dominican Republic

Last updated:  [10/19/2020] 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: On July 20, the President of the Dominican ...
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Weaving it all together

By Laura McCarthy for USAID In the small rural village of Inoa in Dominican Republic’s Santiago Province, Angela Luna was at the point of desperation in March 2010. A mother of three, Luna left her husband in 2007 because he was an alcoholic. On her own to raise and support a family and living in ...
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Ask the Consul – Limited U.S. Citizen Passport, CRBA, and Notarial Services available

Please note the Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa units remain closed for all routine visa services. The American Citizen Services Unit is currently providing limited in-person services due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Passports:  Adult passport renewal applications may now be submitted by mail through DOMEX with full instructions on our Renew by Mail Page .   Replacement emergency passports can also ...
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