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Dominican Republic – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Exercise increased caution in the Dominican Republic due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19  page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for the Dominican Republic, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country.  Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower if you are ...
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Where should I pay for consular services?

The Embassy of the United States of America will never ask for payment through wire or money transfer services (Western Union, Paypal, etc) or attempt to communicate with you about a process through informal means (Whatsapp, Facebook or Instagram). To prevent fraudulent schemes, we remind you of the only authorized points to make payments for ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Extension of Direct Return to the U.S. with Certain Expired U.S. Passports

If you are overseas and your U.S. passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until June 30, 2022. You qualify to travel on your expired passport if all the following are true: •        You are a U.S. citizen. •        You are currently ...
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