What Do I Need To Reside Legally In DR?
Foreign nationals entering the country as a tourists, will need to pay US$10.00 for a tourist card at the airport which will allow a stay of 30 days. The Immigration Department is no longer allowing extension of tourist cards. All foreigner who remain longer then 30 days, will be charged a penalty at the airport upon departure. All who remain in the country past the 30 day limit are considered illegal. Those who wish to reside in the DR for more than 30 days and obtain legal status in the country, must obtain a Residency Visa via the Dominican Consulate in their country of origin and Provisional Residency via the Immigration Department in the DR.
Follow these steps: