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  • GENERAL INFORMATION
    • Who can enter Dominican Republic without a visa or tourist card?
        1. Argentina
        2. Chile
        3. Ecuador
        4. Israel
        5. Japan
        6. Peru
        7. South Korea
        8.   Uruguay
    • Who does not need visa to enter the Dominican Republic with diplomatic, official, or military service passports ?
        1.    Argentina 15.  South Korea
        2.    Belize 16.  México (except official passports)
        3.    Brazil 17.  Morocco
        4.    Chile 18.  Nicaragua
        5.    China ( Taiwan 19.  Panama
        6.    Colombia 20.  Peru
        7.    Costa Rica 21.  Paraguay
        8.    Ecuador 22.  Russia
        9.    El Salvador 23.  Switzerland (except official passports)
        10.  France 24.  Trinidad & Tobago
        11.  Guatemala 25.  Ukraine
        12.  Honduras 26.  Uruguay
        13.  Israel 27.  Vietnam
        14.  Japan  
    • Who can enter the Dominican Republic with a tourist card only for tourism purposes?
        Any National who can legally travel to (with valid multiple entry visa) or reside in the United States, Canada and the European Union (including Great Britain) does not need a visa to visit the Dominican Republic for tourist purposes only and can enter the Dominican Republic with a Tourist Card and a valid passport. 
        1.    Andorra
        2.    Antigua and Barbuda
        3.    Aruba
        4.    Australia (including Cocos Islands, Christmas Island, Heard and McDonald Islands, and Norfolk Island)
        5.    Austria
        6.    Bahamas
        7.    Bahrain
        8.    Barbados
        9.    Belgium
        10.  Belice
        11.  Bolivia
        12.  Botswana
        13.  Brazil
        14.  Brunei
        15.  Bulgaria
        16.  Canada
        17.  Costa Rica
        18.  Croatia
        19.  Cyprus
        20.  Czech Republic
        21.  Denmark (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands)
        22.  Dominica
        23.  El Salvador
        24.  Estonia
        25.  Fiji
        26.  Finland
        27.  France (including overseas departments and territories: Guadeloupe, French Guyana, Wallis and Futuna Islands, Martinique, Mayotte, New Caledonia, French Polynesia and Reunion)
        28.  Germany
        29.  Greece
        30.  Grenada
        31.  Guatemala
        32.  Guyana
        33.  Honduras
        34.  Hong Kong
        35.  Hungary
        36.  Iceland
        37.  Ireland
        38.  Italy
        39.  India
        40.  Jamaica
        41.  Kazakhstan
        42.  Kiribati
        43.  Kuwait
        44.  Liechtenstein
        45.  Lithuania
        46.  Luxembourg
        47.  Macao
        48.  Macedonia
        49.  Malaysia
        50. Malta
        51.  Marshall Islands
        52.  Mauritius
        53.  Mexico
        54.  Micronesia
        55.  Monaco
        56.  Namibia
        57.  Nauru
        58.  Netherlands (including Holland, special municipalities in the Caribbean, Curacao and St. Maarten)
        59.  New Zealand (including Cook Island, Niue and Tokelau)
        60.  Nicaragua
        61.  Norway (including Svalbard and Jan Mayen)
        62.  Panama
        63.  Papua New Guinea
        64.  Paraguay
        65.  Poland
        66.  Portugal
        67.  Qatar
        68.  Romania
        69.  Russia
        70.  Saint Kitts and Nevis
        71.  Saint Lucia
        72.  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
        73.  San Marino
        74.  Serbia
        75.  Seychelles
        76.  Singapore
        77.  Slovakia
        78.  Slovenia
        79.  South Africa
        80.  Spain
        81.  Suriname
        82.  Sweden
        83.  Switzerland
        84.  Taiwan
        85.  Thailand
        86.  Tonga
        87.  Trinidad and Tobago
        88.  Turkey
        89.  Tuvalu
        90.  Ukraine
        91.  United Arab Emirates
        92.  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (and overseas territories: Anguilla, Bermuda, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Pitcairn Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, British Virgin Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, St. Helena Island, British Antarctic Territory and British Territory in the Indian Ocean)
        93.  United States (including overseas territories: Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands - St John, St. Croix, St. Thomas - American Samoa, and Puerto Rico)
        94.  Vanuatu
        95.  Vatican City (Holy See)
        96.  Venezuela
    • Who require VISA to enter the Dominican Republic?
        1.    Afghanistan
        2.    Albania
        3.    Angola
        4.    Saudi Arabia
        5.    Algeria
        6.    Armenia
        7.    Azerbaijan
        8.    Bangladesh
        9.    Benin
        10.  Belarus
        11.  Bosnia and Herzegovina
        12.  Burkina Faso
        13.  Burundi
        14.  Bhutan
        15.  Cabo Verde
        16.  Cambodia
        17.  Cameroon
        18.  Chad
        19.  People's Republic of China
        20.  Colombia
        21.  Comores
        22.  Congo (Brazzaville)
        23.  Congo (Kinshasa)
        24.  Democratic Republic of Congo
        25.  North Korea
        26.  Ivory Coast
        27.  Cuba
        28.  Djibouti
        29.  Egypt
        30.  Eritrea
        31.  Ethiopia
        32.  Philippines
        33.  Gabon
        34.  Gambia
        35.  Georgia
        36.  Ghana
        37.  Guinea
        38.  Equatorial Guinea
        39.  Guinea-Bissau
        40.  Haiti
        41.  India
        42.  Indonesia
        43.  Iraq
        44.  Iran
        45.  Jordan
        46.  Kenya
        47.  Kyrgyzstan
        48.  Kosovo (Serbia)
        49.  Laos
        50.  Lesotho
        51.  Lebanon
        52.  Liberia
        53.  Libya
        54.  Madagascar
        55.  Malawi
        56.  Maldives
        57.  Mali
        58.  Morocco
        59.  Mauritania
        60.  Moldova
        61.  Mongolia
        62.  Montenegro
        63.  Mozambique
        64.  Myanmar
        65.  Nepal
        66.  Niger
        67.  Nigeria
        68.  Niue
        69.  Norfo
        70.  Oman
        71.  Pakistan
        72.  Palau
        73.  Palestine
        74.  Pitcairn (France)
        75.  Central African Republic
        76.  Rwanda
        77.  Western Sahara
        78.  Samoa (German)
        79.  Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France)
        80.  Sao Tome and Principe
        81.  Senegal
        82.  Sierra Leone
        83.  Syria
        84.  Somalia
        85.  Somaliand
        86.  Sri Lanka
        87.  Swaziland
        88.  Sudan
        89.  Tanzania
        90.  Tajikistan
        91.  East Timor
        92.  Togo
        93.  Transnistria
        94.  Tunisia
        95.  Turkmenistan
        96.  Uganda
        97.  Uzbekistan
        98.  Vietnam
        99.  Yemen
        100.  Djibouti
        101.  Zaire
        102.  Zambia
        103.  Zimbabwe
    • What is required to obtain tourist card on arrival?

        Only a passport with a valid visa for USA, UK, Canada and Schenegen is required to obtain tourist card on arrival if traveling only for tourism purpose. This tourist card has to be purchased at immigration on arrival at a cost 10$ (approx) which allow the traveler to stay for 30 days only.

  • BUSINESS VISA
    • Original passport with a minimum validity for 6 months
    • Visa application form completely filled in and signed by applicant
    • Visa fees INR /- to be paid in Cash at the time of Submission of the application
    • One recent passport size white background photograph,(4*5 centimetres) duly pasted on application.(Do not Staple the photographs).
    • Travel Itinerary and Hotel Reservation.
    • Covering letter from the Company – explaining the purpose of trip. (To be submitted along with the Spanish translation).
    • PCC (Police clearance certificate) - attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the respective government or Apostille (if applicable). PCC should not be older than 1 year and(submitted along with its translation in Spanish).
    • Bank Letter : Date of opening of an account, annual average balance maintained during the year, Date of last Deposit. (Submitted along with its translation in Spanish) or Documents showing economic solvency: 1) bank letter (s) of your savings account, checking account or bank certificates, 2) Labor Certification (indicating your date of entry to the company, position held in the company, salary), 3) Titles of ownership of your residence, business, farm or land, or vehicle registration if you own them
    • Original Passport, its copy & copies of valid visas pages.
    • Invitation letter (If available): If invited by friend or relative:
      applicant must attach the invitation letter in Spanish which should be notarized and legalized by Procuraduría General de la República Dominicana and Invitation letter should have a below mentioned clause which is:
    • “Garantizo que (nombre, nacionalidad y pasaporte), no permanecerá en la República Dominicana más tiempo que el concedido por la Dirección General de Migración, ni solicitara residencia o cambio de estatus migratorio desde el territorio dominicano, dedicándose exclusivamente a la actividad por la cual le fue otorgado el visado. Me hago moral y económicamente responsable de su retorno a su país de origen, asumiendo pagar a favor del Estado Dominicano cualquier gasto en que dicha persona pueda incurrir durante su estancia en el país, o que se origine como consecuencial de su repatriación o deportación del mismo”.

  • DEPENDENT VISA
    • Original passport with a minimum validity for 6 months.
    • Visa application form completely filled in and signed by applicant
    • Visa fees INR /- to be paid in Cash at the time of Submission of the application .
    • One recent passport size white background photograph, (4*5 centimetres) duly pasted on application. (Do not Staple the photographs)
    • Letter of Visa application addressed to the consular office by the person on whom the beneficiary depends, who must identify himself, present evidence that he has a Student or Business Visa for a one year NML (in the latter case said communication must be subscribed by the body on which the beneficiary of the NMl visa depends). Likewise, it must indicate if the person in favor of whom the visa is requested depends on him by family ties or by employment relationship
    • PCC (Police clearance certificate) - attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the respective government or Apostille (if applicable). PCC should not be older than 1 year and (submitted along with its translation in Spanish)Not applicable for minors
    • Copy of the Dominican Residence Card or Visa and copy of the passport of the person on whom the interested party depends
    • Medical Certificate presenting a diagnosis of general health status of the applicant and indicating if it suffers from some kind of contagious disease. Must be issued by the relevant health authorities of the last country in which the person was domiciled. In the event that you reside in the Dominican Republic, this certificate must be issued by medical laboratory, clinic or hospital registered by the Ministry of Public Health.
    • Dominican and other countries visas valid or expired
    • Marriage Certificate or Birth Certificate of the children,
    • Documents evidencing economic solvency (bank letter, work letter, property titles, etc.), of the person on whom it depends. If any document is issued in the Dominican Republic, it must be certified by a notary public and legalized by the Attorney General's Office.
  • TOURIST VISA
    • Original passport with a minimum validity for 6 months.
    • Visa application form completely filled in and signed by applicant
    • Visa fees INR /- to be paid in Cash at the time of Submission of the application
    • One recent passport size white background photograph, (4*5 centimetres) duly pasted on application. (Do not Staple the photographs)
    • Travel Itinerary and Hotel Reservation.
    • Covering letter from the Company or applicant – explaining the purpose of trip. (To be submitted along with the Spanish translation).
    • Bank Letter : Date of opening of an account, annual average balance maintained during the year, Date of last Deposit.
      (Submitted along with its translation in Spanish) or
      Documents showing economic solvency: 1) bank letter (s) of your savings account, checking account or bank certificates, 2) Labor Certification (indicating your date of entry to the company, position held in the company, salary), 3) Titles of ownership of your residence, business, farm or land, or vehicle registration if you own them
    • Original Passport, its copy & copies of valid visas pages.
    • Invitation letter (If available): If invited by friend or relative:
      applicant must attach the invitation letter in Spanish which should be notarized and legalized by Procuraduría General de la República Dominicana and Invitation letter should have a below mentioned clause which is:

    • “Garantizo que (nombre, nacionalidad y pasaporte), no permanecerá en la República Dominicana más tiempo que el concedido por la Dirección General de Migración, ni solicitara residencia o cambio de estatus migratorio desde el territorio dominicano, dedicándose exclusivamente a la actividad por la cual le fue otorgado el visado. Me hago moral y económicamente responsable de su retorno a su país de origen, asumiendo pagar a favor del Estado Dominicano cualquier gasto en que dicha persona pueda incurrir durante su estancia en el país, o que se origine como consecuencial de su repatriación o deportación del mismo”.


      If applicant has valid multiple entry visa for USA, Canada, UK or Schengen countries then he may obtain tourist card on arrival, if traveling for tourist purpose only or may apply in the Embassy for the tourist visa.  

  • STUDENT VISA
    • Original passport with a minimum validity for 6 months
    • Visa application form completely filled in and signed by applicant
    • Visa fees INR /- to be paid in Cash at the time of Submission of the application
    • One recent passport size white background photograph, (4*5 centimetres) duly pasted on application. (Do not Staple the photographs)
    • Financial support of the person who will cover the studies, can be demonstrated by one of these cases: Parent or Guardian
    • Document certifying the scholarship (if applicable)or the institution's financial support will cover studies in the case studies are funded by an institution in their country of origin or a scholarship. This document must specify what amount of financial support or scholarship, as well as the duration for which it was intended. In both cases, this record must be written on letterhead and certified by the institution.
    • Medical Certificate presenting a diagnosis of general health status of the applicant and indicating if it suffers from some kind of contagious disease. Must be issued by the relevant health authorities of the last country in which the person was domiciled. In the event that you reside in the Dominican Republic, this certificate must be issued by medical laboratory, clinic or hospital registered by the Ministry of Public Health.
    • PCC (Police clearance certificate) - attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the respective government or Apostille (if applicable). PCC should not be older than 1 year and(submitted along with its translation in Spanish). 
    • Authorization from parents or guardian, when it is a minor and who asked is not the father or mother. In this case, it is required that the parent that is not manifest in the Dominican Republic in accordance with the other parent to take to live in the Dominican Republic at the lowest.
    • Documents proving financial solvency (bank letter, job letter, property deeds, etc..). If any document is issued in the Dominican Republic, must be certified by a notary public and legalized by the Attorney General of the Republic.
    • Application letter  addressed to the consular post by the person concerned or his representative, requesting a student visa, including the name and nationality.
    • Original Passport, its copy & copies of valid visas pages.
    • Certification of acceptance by the University and / or Institution in the Dominican Republic that endorses any of these concepts:
      In case of Religious: Letter of request from the highest hierarchical superior in your church, indicating that you are coming to study religious / theological studies within your congregation recognized in the country.
      In case of Internship: Copy of the agreement between the foreign study center and the Dominican institution
  • WORK VISA
    • Original passport with a minimum validity for 6 months.
    • Visa application form completely filled in and signed by applicant
    • Visa fees INR /- to be paid in Cash at the time of Submission of the application .
    • One recent passport size white background photograph, (4*5 centimetres) duly pasted on application. (Do not Staple the photographs)
    • Travel Itinerary and Hotel Reservation (If any)
    • Covering letter from the Company – explaining the purpose of trip.(To be submitted along with the Spanish translation).
    • PCC (Police clearance certificate) - attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the respective government or Apostille (if applicable). PCC should not be older than 1 year and (submitted along with its translation in Spanish).
    • Bank Letter : Date of opening of an account, annual average balance maintained during the year, Date of last Deposit.(Submitted along with its translation in Spanish).
    • Original Passport, its copy & copies of valid visas pages or travel history.
    • Work Permit registered in the Ministry of Labor indicating position to occupy base salary plus additional benefits.
    • Certification of the Ministry of Labour,
      Indicating that the company is registered with Integrated Registration System Labor (SIRLA), and to comply with the provisions of Article 135 of the Labour Code Dominican (nationalization of the work) (not older than 3 months)
    • Certification of Labour indicating your date of entry to the company, position that you occupy in the company, salary
    • Medical Certificatepresenting a diagnosis of general health status of the applicant and indicating if it suffers from some kind of contagious disease. Must be issued by the relevant health authorities of the last country in which the person was domiciled. In the event that you reside in the Dominican Republic, this certificate must be issued by medical laboratory, clinic or hospital registered by the Ministry of Public Health.
    • Invitation letter:
      applicant must attach the invitation letter in Spanish which should be notarized and legalized by Procuraduría General de la República Dominicana and Invitation letter should have a below mentioned clause which is:
      “Garantizo que (nombre, nacionalidad y pasaporte), no permanecerá en la República Dominicana más tiempo que el concedido por la Dirección General de Migración, ni solicitara residencia o cambio de estatus migratorio desde el territorio dominicano, dedicándose exclusivamente a la actividad por la cual le fue otorgado el visado. Me hago moral y económicamente responsable de su retorno a su país de origen, asumiendo pagar a favor del Estado Dominicano cualquier gasto en que dicha persona pueda incurrir durante su estancia en el país, o que se origine como consecuencial de su repatriación o deportación del mismo”.
    • Resume or CV (curriculum vitae), university degrees, diplomas of the applicant (These documents must not be apostilled or legalized or translated).

  • RESIDENCE VISA
    • Dully filled Visa Application form(1)
    • Letter from Bank stating: Date of opening of account, average balance maintained during the year, date of last deposit.
    • Police Clearance Certificate- From the country, where applicant is residing from the last 6 months- apostille from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of resident country (PCC cannot be 6 month old).
    • Marriage Certificate- appostille from Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • Birth Certificate- appostille from Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • Medical certificate- not suffering from any contegious dieseases- legalized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of resident country and further legalized by Embassy.
    • Photocopy of the passport of the Applicant
    • Letter from applicant – Stating the reason for obtaining Residency
    • Visa Fee: 11000/- Rs. should be paid in cash.

    • In order to obtain permanent residency, applicant must enter country on the basis of Residence visa. The above mentioned documents are required for residence visa.

      Once the procedure for Residence visa get approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dominican Republic then applicant must enter Dominican Republic within 60 days from the date of issue of the said visa.

      He must visit within 15 days upon his arrival in Dominican Republic to Consular Section of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dominican Republic and then to Immigration Department as directed by them with all his original documents, which will be returned to him at the time of visa stamping by the Embassy.

      PS: Medical certificate should be legalized not appostille and all documents should submit in original.

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