Consular services

Tourist Card

What do I need to enter the Dominican Republic?

All foreigners who enter the Dominican Republic, either with a visa or a Tourist Card, must be in possession of a valid passport, valid during the stay and departure from Dominican territory.

As of April 25, 2018, the Tourist Card, with a value of US$ 10.00, is included in the cost of airplane tickets. It is valid for 30 days. This measure applies to all passengers whose final destination is the Dominican Republic.[1]

Passport holders from the following countries can enter the Dominican Republic for tourism purposes simply with their passport and the Tourist Card included in their airline ticket:

  1. Akrotiri and Dhekelia (United Kingdom)
  2. American Samoa
  3. Andorra
  4. Anguilla (United Kingdom)
  5. Antigua and Barbuda
  6. Aruba
  7. Australia
  8. Austria
  9. Bahamas
  10. Bahrain
  11. Barbados
  12. Belgium
  13. Belize
  14. Bermuda (United Kingdom)
  15. Bolivia
  16. Bonaire (Netherlands or Netherlands Antilles)
  17. Botswana
  18. Brazil
  19. Brunei
  20. Bulgaria
  21. Canada
  22. Cayman Islands (United Kingdom)
  23. Christmas Island or Christmas (Australia)
  24. Cocos Island (Australia)
  25. Colombia
  26. Cook Island (New Zealand)
  27. Costa Rica
  28. Croatia
  29. Croix (United States)
  30. Curaçao (Netherlands or Netherlands Antilles)
  31. Cyprus
  32. Czech Republic
  33. Denmark
  34. Dominica
  35. El Salvador
  36. Estonia
  37. Faroe Island (Denmark)
  38. Fiji
  39. Finland
  40. France
  41. French Guiana (France)
  42. French Polynesia (France)
  43. Germany
  44. Gibraltar (United Kingdom)
  45. Greece
  46. Greenland (Denmark)
  47. Greenland (Norway)
  48. Grenada
  49. Guadeloupe (France)
  50. Guam (United States)
  51. Guatemala
  52. Guiana (English)
  53. Hawaii (United States)
  54. Honduras
  55. Hong Kong
  56. Hungary
  57. Iceland
  58. Ireland
  59. Italy
  60. Jamaica
  61. John (United States)
  62. Kazakhstan
  63. Kiribati
  64. Kuwait
  65. Latvia
  66. Liechtenstein
  67. Lithuania
  68. Luxembourg
  69. Macao (valid for people carrying the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China’s special passport)
  70. Macedonia
  71. Malaysia
  72. Malta
  73. Marshall Islands
  74. Martinique (France)
  75. Mauricio
  76. Mayen (Norway)
  77. Mayotte (France)
  78. Meeting (France)
  79. Mexico
  80. Micronesia (Federated States of Micronesia)
  81. Monaco
  82. Montserrat (United Kingdom)
  83. Namibia
  84. Nauru
  85. New Caledonia (France)
  86. New Zealand
  87. Nicaragua
  88. Niue (New Zealand)
  89. Norfolk Island (Australia)
  90. Northern Ireland (United Kingdom)
  91. Northern Mariana Islands
  92. Norway
  93. Palau Island (United States)
  94. Panama
  95. Papua New Guinea
  96. Paraguay
  97. Poland
  98. Portugal
  99. Puerto Rico (United States)
  100. Qatar
  101. Republic of South Africa
  102. Romania
  103. Russia
  104. Saba (Netherlands or Netherlands Antilles)
  105. Saint Eustatius (Netherlands or Netherlands Antilles)
  106. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  107. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  108. San Marino
  109. San Marteen (Netherlands or Netherlands Antilles)
  110. Sandwich Islands (United Kingdom)
  111. Scotland (United Kingdom)
  112. Serbia
  113. Seychelles
  114. Singapore
  115. Slovakia
  116. Slovenia
  117. Solomon Islands
  118. Spain
  119. St. Helena (United Kingdom)
  120. St. Lucia
  121. Suriname
  122. Svalbard (Norway)
  123. Sweden
  124. Switzerland
  125. Taiwan
  126. Thailand
  127. The Falkland Islands or Malvinas Islands (United Kingdom)
  128. The Netherlands
  129. Thomas (United States)
  130. Tokelau (New Zealand)
  131. Tokelau Islands
  132. Tonga
  133. Trinidad and Tobago
  134. Turkey
  135. Turks and Caicos Islands
  136. Tuvalu
  137. Ukraine
  138. United Arab Emirates
  139. United States of America
  140. Vanuatu
  141. Vatican City (Holy See)
  142. Venezuela
  143. Wales (United Kingdom)
  144. Wallis and Futuna Islands (France)

 

 

Notes:

– All nationals of any country already holding permission to enter the European Union, the United States of America, Canada and Great Britain can enter the territory of the Dominican Republic with the presentation of the Tourist Card (decree 691 -07 dated December 18, 2007), even if their country of origin is listed as requiring a visa.

– The citizens of Argentina, Chile, South Korea, Ecuador, Israel, Japan, Peru and Uruguay do not require either a visa or Tourist Card to enter the Dominican Republic.

[1] Citizens of the Dominican Republic may claim back the cost of the tourist card. Please visit http://www.dgii.gov.do/tarjetaTuristica/sobreTarjetaT/Paginas/default.aspx for more information.