SANTO DOMINGO.- The General Directorate of Migration (DGM) calls on all foreign nationals residing in the Dominican Republic with expired immigration status to renew their residence cards, in accordance with the provisions of Law No. 285-04 General of Migration.

In a press release, the DGM indicates that according to the provisions of article 25 of the Law, “foreigners authorized to remain in the country, are obliged to obtain, maintain and carry their immigration identification documents.”

In that sense, it states that “foreign citizens with immigration status due in any of the categories: students, temporary workers, temporary residents, permanent residents and investors, must proceed with the renewal of their immigration identification documents.” The institution informs that in order to do so, they must come to the Headquarters, located in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, at George Washington Avenue, Héroes de Luperón, (La Feria) from Monday to Friday, 08:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

In the case of foreign citizens residing in localities of the interior of the country, the renewal of their documents can be carried out in the regional offices of the DGM in Bávaro, La Altagracia Province, for the East zone and in the regional offices of Santiago de los Caballeros and Puerto Plata, for the Cibao region and the North zone.

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