Dominican Republic: COVID-19 Travel Bans & Travel Restrictions

Updated on 16:34, Sep 17, 2021 UTC+8
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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

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Entry into Dominican RepublicPartially restricted
Vaccinations
Travelers fully vaccinated with an approved vaccine are exempt from entry restrictions and from testing and quarantine requirements.
Quarantine
All travelers must undergo testing-on-arrival for COVID-19. Those who test positive must undergo quarantine.
Detailed Regulations
All persons must complete a General Immigration Office form online prior to departure. All persons who, within 14 days of their intended arrival, have visited Australia, Brazil, DR Congo, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Ireland, Kuwait, Monaco, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, or the United Kingdom must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. This policy does not apply to persons who carry proof they have, at least 3 weeks prior to their intended arrival, completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by local authorities. Further exemptions exist for children 4 years of age or younger. Foreign nationals who lack such documentation must remain self-isolated at their hotel or another suitable accommodation for the duration of their stay in the Dominican Republic. Immigration forms are available online at the following URL: https://eticket.migracion.gob.do/

All persons traveling from any other location must undergo health screening upon arrival, including random testing for COVID-19. This policy does not apply to persons who carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, or proof they have, at least 3 weeks prior to their intended arrival, completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by local authorities. Persons who test positive or who are exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 will be transfer to designated locations for isolation and treatment. More information is available at the following URL: https://www.godominicanrepublic.com/newsroom/coronavirus/
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative nucleic acid test result for COVID-19 or antigen test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure, or must provide "documentation of recovery."
Quarantine
All travelers are encouraged to self-isolate for 7 days and to undergo testing for COVID-19.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions.
FAQ
How often are COVID-19 travel restrictions updated?
Do I have to quarantine when I travel abroad?
What are current COVID-19 travel restrictions?
Can I travel anywhere that does not have COVID-19 travel restrictions?
Am I allowed to travel if I previously had COVID-19?
What policies have airlines put in place in response to COVID-19?
How do I check current COVID-19 travel restrictions?
How can I be sure the information I find here is accurate?