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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (March 28, 2023)
March 28, 2023

Locations: Cities and towns throughout the Dominican Republic

Event:  Demonstrations

Demonstrations have recently occurred in multiple locations in the Dominican Republic.  Such events may result in large crowds and/or protests in public locations and may disrupt traffic.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations
  • Monitor local media for updates

General Guidance:

  • Notify friends and family of your daily plans and a way to reach you
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Make contingency plans to leave
  • Carry a photocopy of your passport biographic data page
  • Keep a cell phone with you with important numbers programmed


U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo, Av. República de Colombia 57, Santo Domingo
Emergencies: 809-567-7775
Non-emergency inquiries: SDOAmericans@state.gov
Website: https://do.usembassy.gov/
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