News & Events

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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Joint Statement on Afghanistan

https://www.state.gov/joint-statement-on-afghanistan/  This statement was initially released on August 15. The list below reflects the signatory countries as of August 20:  Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Denmark, Dominican Republic, ...
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Operating Status and Appointments

The American Citizen Services Unit continues providing services to US citizens in the Dominican republic. Currently, we are processing appointments for passports that do not qualify for mail-in renewals, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA) and notarial services. We provide all our services only by appointment, which you can schedule through our online appointment system.   ...
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