The following programs are available to U.S. Scholars in Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic

Congratulations on receiving a Fulbright grant! The resources on this page are designed to familiarize you with your host location and provide important context and information as you prepare to travel abroad. We encourage you to review the readings, websites, and logistical information offered by local contacts. Click the section headings below to display the information.

Orientation Information

As part of your Fulbright grant, you are required to attend a virtual Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) from July 8-11, 2024. The PDO will provide sessions and activities to help you prepare for your upcoming experience. You will receive an email in mid-June that will direct you to the PDO website, where you can register for the event. If you have any questions regarding the PDO, please email FulbrightPDO.WHA@iie.org.

Contact Information

U.S. Embassy
Av. República de Colombia no. 57, Arroyo Hondo
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Tel: +1-809-567-7775
Fax: +1-809-922-7739
Website: https://do.usembassy.gov

Points of Contact

Timothy Brown,
Cultural Affairs Officer
Email: brownts2@state.gov

Lidia Valdez
Experiential Learning and Alumni Coordinator
Email: valdezla@state.gov

Country Information

Visa Information

U.S. Fulbright participants and accompanying dependents staying in the Dominican Republic for less than 30 days do not need a visa. A tourist card must be purchased for $10 USD upon arrival at the Santo Domingo airport. (http://www.dgii.gov.do/tarjetaTuristica)

Fulbright participants staying in the country for more than 30 days, but less than 60 days need to pay an overstay fee that beginning after the 30-day period ends (approx. US$50 for a 30-60 day period.

For stays longer than 60 days, Fulbright U.S. grantees can obtain a courtesy visa

Estudiante Fulbright de los Estados Unidos: Duración: 10 meses

VISA DE CORTESÍA MULTIPLE (1 año de vigencia) from their closest Dominican Embassy or Consulate before leaving. Visas require a valid passport, a copy of the grantee’s award letter, a cover letter requesting an official visa, a form to fill out that is provided by the Embassy and two 2x2 photos. Once Fulbright grantees arrive to the Dominican Republic, they must report to the Dominican Migration Office, Foreigner’s Department, and request a Residency Permission for Artists, Athletes, and Exchange Students (Permiso para Artistas, Deportistas, e Estudiantes de Intercambio (PADEI)) utilizing all documents submitted to the Dominican Consulate in the United States and a medical test from a certified physician. They will be charged approximately $7,000 DOP for the ID card which needs to be returned after completion of the program. Fulbright Specialists do not require a permissions since their stay is less than 60 days. For more information on the PADEI after arrival, please contact the migration office at noresidentes@migracion.gob.do

Please contact the Embassy of the Dominican Republic or the closest Dominican consulate for additional visa information.

DOMINICAN CONSULATES IN THE UNITED STATES: 

Embassy of the Dominican Republic
1715 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008
Website: http://drembassyusa.org
Email: embdomrepusa@msn.com
Tel: (202) 332 -6280
Fax: (202) 265-8057

GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA

Consulate General
500 North Brand Blvd. Suite 960
Glendale, CA 91203
Tel: (818) 504-6605 / 504-6602
Fax: (818) 504-6617
Website: www.consulatedrwest.com
Email: info@consuladodominicanoca.com

MIAMI, FLORIDA

Consulate General
1038 Brickell Avenue
Miami, Florida 33131
Tel: (305) 358-3220
Fax: (305) 358-2318
Website: http://www.consuladodominicanomiami.com/servicios.html
Email: info@consuladordmiami.gob.do

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

Consulate General
8770 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Triangle Plaza, Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60631
Tel: (773) 714-4924
Fax: (773) 714-4926
Website:http://dominicanrepublic-consulategeneral-chicago.com/en
Email: drchicagoconsulate@hotmail.com

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

Consulate General
400 Poydras Avenue, Suite 1520
New Orleans, LA 70130
Tel: (504) 522-1843
Fax: (504) 522-1007
Email: codonos1844@gmail.com

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

Consulate General
20 Park Plaza, Suite 601
Boston, MA 02116
Tel: (617) 482-8121
Fax: (617) 482-8133
Email:consdomboston@serex.gov.doconsuladodominicanoboston@hotmail.com

NEW YORK, NY

Consulate General
1501 Broadway Ave., Suite 410
New York, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 768-2480, 81, 82 y 83
Fax: (212) 768-2677 / (212) 827-0425
Email: cdmny@verizon.net

Website:www.consuladord-ny.org

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

Consulate General
Avenida Ponce de León #1607, Suite 101
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00909
Tel: (787) 725-9550 / 725-9554
Fax: (787) 721-7820
Email: consudompr@hotmail.comconsuladodominicano@gmail.com

MAYAGUEZ, PUERTO RICO

Consulate General
Mckinley #30 Oeste, 2nd Piso
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00680
Tel: (787) 833-4756 / 757-3170
Fax: (787) 832-4066
Email:consudomapr@hotmail.com 

WASHINGTON, DC

Embassy of the Dominican Republic Consular Section
1715 22nd St. NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 332 7670 / (202) 387-2459
Fax: (202) 265-8057
Email: consular@us.serex.gov.do
Website:http://drembassyusa.org

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