Visa & Departure Tax

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  • Non residents of the Dominican Republic have to buy a tourist card. This costs USD 10.00 and can be bought at all airports on arrival.
  • Preferred payment is US Dollars cash.
  • There is also a USD 20.00 departure tax when leaving the country.
  • Most airlines have the departure tax included in the ticket.


The nationals of the following countries do not need visa or tourist card to enter the Dominican Republic:
Argentina, Chile, South Korea, Ecuador, Israel, Japan, Peru, Uruguay.

The nationals of the following countries just need a tourist card to enter the Dominican Republic:
Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Slovakia, Slovenia, El Salvador, Spain, Finland, France (including French Guyana, Martinique, Guadalupe and Reunion), Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Netherlands, St. Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, San Vincent and Grenadines, St. Lucia, Sweden, Switzerland, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, UK, United States (including Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John and Hawaii), Venezuela.

If you are unsure about the requirements for your nationality, send us a mail and we will check with the Dominican authorities.

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