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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo Update on American Citizen Services

Location: Dominican Republic Event: The U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo is currently providing limited services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The American Citizen Services Unit is currently providing limited in-person services due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Passport and other citizenship services are available as noted below. Passports: Adult passport renewal applications may now be submitted ...
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Ask the Consul – Nonimmigrant Visa fee validity

The U.S. Mission to Santo Domingo understands that many visa applicants have paid the visa application processing fee and are still waiting to schedule a visa appointment.  The United States Embassy in Santo Domingo remains unable to resume routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa services at this time.  We remain closed for all routine visa services, ...
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Ask the Consul – Voting with paper ballots in the 2020 U.S. elections

All U.S. citizens can receive their blank ballots electronically.  Depending on the state in which you are eligible to vote, you may get your ballot by email, fax, or internet download.   Returning Your Completed, Signed Ballot:  Some states allow you to return your completed ballot electronically and others do not.  If your state requires you to return ...
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Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

“During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the countless contributions of more than 60 million Hispanic Americans to our culture and society.  Hispanic Americans are the largest minority group in the United States today, and generations of Hispanic Americans have consistently helped make our country strong and prosperous” – President Trump. ( Read original ) This year, ...
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