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Dominican Republic

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestFor some origins
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineNone
  • Public TransportationReduced
Updated: July 21, 2021
Reviewed: October 20, 2021
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The Dominican Republic has opened its air borders for international travel, while land and sea borders remain closed. Some domestic restrictions are still in place.

Can I travel to the Dominican Republic?

  • The Dominican Republic has opened its airports and is welcoming tourists.
  • Sea and land borders remain closed.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to the Dominican Republic?

There is no requirement to quarantine when arriving to the Dominican Republic.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to the Dominican Republic?

  • Anyone arriving to the Dominican Republic may undergo a health screening upon arrival.
  • All arrivals must submit a health declaration, prior to arrival.
  • Arrivals from Australia, Brazil, the Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Monaco, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Senegal, South Africa, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, the UK and Tunisia are required to provide a negative test no older than 72 hours before arrival. Vaccinated arrivals from these countries may present proof of vaccination instead.

Is public transportation open in the Dominican Republic?

Public transportation in the Dominican Republic is operating, in reduced capacity.

Are the restaurants and bars open in the Dominican Republic?

Restaurants, cafes, and bars in the Dominican Republic are open in 50% capacity.

Are businesses and attractions open in the Dominican Republic?

  • Most non-essential businesses and attractions in the Dominican Republic are open under restrictions, for limited hours.
  • Large leisure facilities, mass gathering and events remain suspended.
  • Some facilities require proof of vaccination.

Do I need to wear a face mask in the Dominican Republic?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.


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