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Online payment for U.S. passport renewal applications

U.S. citizen adults renewing their passports now have the ability to pay renewal fees online.  Beginning Monday, April 25, 2022, U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo will begin accepting online fee payments for adult U.S. passport renewal applications.  Paying online allows you to mail your application through Domex to the U.S. Embassy without the need to apply ...
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Dominican Republic Travel Advisory – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution        

In connection with a revision of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) process methodology for determining COVID-19 Travel Health Notice (THN) levels, the Travel Advisory levels issued by the Department of State will no longer factor into be determined based on a country’s THN level, except due to extraordinary circumstances. The  Travel Advisory level for the Dominican Republic remains unchanged. ...
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What to do if your LPR card or ‘green card’ is Expired, Lost or Stolen?

Expired Cards: Residents who have a 10-year Permanent Resident card in their possession may board a U.S.-bound flight even if their card is expired.  They need no additional travel document.  Arrive at the airport 3 to 4 hours before your flight departs, however, to allow your airline time to address the issue.  A Resident with ...
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Location of U.S. Consular Agencies in the Dominican Republic

The U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo operates Consular Agencies in Punta Cana and Puerto Plata.  The U.S. Consular Agencies provide U.S. Citizen-focused services, which include emergency assistance, acceptance of applications for non-emergency U.S. passports, and notarial services for U.S. citizens residing in or visiting the northern and eastern coasts of the Dominican Republic.  Having Consular ...
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Alert: Safety Operations During Easter Week Celebrations

Beginning Thursday, April 14, there will be increased presence of police, medical and safety personnel on main roads, highways, beaches, and other locations. These personnel are being deployed to prevent or respond to any emergency traffic accidents, drownings, alcohol poisoning and food poisoning that can be associated with heavy holiday travel and festivities around the ...
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