International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Dominican Republic From United States is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter the Dominican Republic. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Start Date
7/1/2020
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Travel declaration form before arrival

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Description

Travelers are required to fill out an electronic entry form before arrival, which combines the Traveler’s Health Affidavit, Customs Declaration, and International Embarkation/Disembarkation forms. Once completed, it will provide a QR code that will be scanned by the authorities on arrival. The form can be filled out at any moment but it is recommended to fill it out a maximum of 72 hours before departure to the Dominican Republic.

Relevant Documents and Resources
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Not Required

No proof of a negative COVID-19 test required for entry

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Description

Travelers are not required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to the Dominican Republic.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival. Travelers with a high temperature will be required to take a rapid COVID-19 test. If travelers test positive, they will be required to quarantine at a designated facility.

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Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

Travelers with a high temperature or with symptoms will be required to take a COVID-19 rapid test. If they test positive, they will be required to quarantine at a designated facility.

Minimum Quarantine Duration
No Time Period
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is high in Dominican Republic.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
60.48
Increased by-2.20
at 10/16/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
7.70%
Decreased by0.50%
at 9/23/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
57.24%
Increased by1.33%
at 10/15/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
6,270,413
Increased by146,551
at 10/15/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.22
Increased by-0.09
at 10/12/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Throughout the Dominican Republic, all social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 10 people and a social distance of 2 meters is required. In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. Full details and updates can be found at https://www.godominicanre...
Last Checked
10/16/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transport is operating at reduced capacity.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open at reduced capacity, with seating limited to a maximum of 6 people per table to allow for social distancing.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open at reduced capacity, with seating limited to a maximum of 6 people per table to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Closed
Severity
More Details
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing. All non-essentially businesses must close during curfew hours.

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