U.S. Citizen Services

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Citizen Services Unit is only providing emergency services to U.S. citizens in the Dominican Republic.  If you need emergency assistance, contact us through email at SDOAmericans@state.gov or 809-567-7775.

Emergency passports for citizens with immediate travel plans to the U.S. remain available.  Please come prepared to the Embassy with all the required documents Monday through Thursday at 7:00am.  A full list of requirements can be found here: https://do.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/ . Note:  No applications will be accepted after 11am.

For more information on COVID-19 and local regulations go to https://do.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ and enroll in the U.S. Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).

Welcome to the U.S. Citizens Services (ACS) Unit of the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo. The ACS Unit provides a wide range of services to U.S. Citizens visiting or residing in the Dominican Republic. Please use the links below to find further information on our services. Please note that many of our services require an advance appointment. All U.S. Citizen Services with the exception of adults over 18 applying for their first passport are provided at the Consular Agencies in Punta Cana and Puerto Plata. The U.S. Embassy and the Consular Agencies are closed on all Dominican and U.S. holidays.

Alerts and Messages

COVID-19 Information

See all Messages and Alerts for U.S. Visitors to Dominican Republic.