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DGM Clarifies AutoGate Registration Is Free And Not Mandatory

SANTO DOMINGO, D.N. – The General Directorate of Migration (DGM) today clarified that the registration of Dominican passengers with the new equipment checks, Auto Gate, installed in the Las Americas Airport to expedite the process of arrival and departure of...


Dominican Republic has been making reforms in order to attract foreign nationals looking to retire and invest in the country.  One of these reforms known as the fast track residency involves issuing those who qualify as retirees and investors permanent residency...


There are many readers of this article that have already decided they want a second passport in view of the economic crisis affecting a good number of countries around the world. The question that begs answering is why the Dominican Republic. The following are some of...


One cannot talk about the DR without addressing the proverbial elephant in the room, the situation with the Haitians. Now a good number of people from foreign countries who are of course, looking from the outside in have labeled the Dominican Republic as prejudiced...

Setting The Record Straight

Hello folks just wanted to dedicate a few lines to clarifying a common misconception regarding Dominican immigration. In a previous article, I mentioned that those who obtain residency as retirees, foreign or domestic investors can qualify for naturalization within...

DGM transfers Eastern Regional Office in Punta Cana

The General Directorate of Immigration (DGM) makes public the transfer of the Eastern Regional Office to the Plaza Galerias Punta Cana, Local No. 69, second floor, in Punta Cana. This Sub-Direction provides immigration services and permits for minors. For more...

New Immigration Bill- A Plan To Protect All

Dominican Republic’s New Immigration Bill

The U.S. isn’t the only nation grappling with the challenges of immigration reform, along with the complexities of addressing the undocumented who live within their borders.

Amnesty To Haitian Children Born In The DR Rejected

Children Born Of Illegal Immigrants On Dominican Soil Are Not Dominican The Director of Immigration, José Ricardo Taveras, insists that media pressure should not permit an institutional crisis, in reference to the Constitutional Court’s announcement that...

DR Issues Warning To Employers Of Foreigners

As published in a full page ad in the Listin Diario on the 17th of September of 2013, the Migratory Agency issued a warning to all persons who employ foreign workers to make sure that all of them are legally documented and have all their papers in order. The statement...

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