The Dominican Republic Tourist Card is a visitor tax launched under Law 199-67 by the Dominican Republic, which establishes the acquisition of the Tourist Card as a requirement to enter national territory, for tourism purposes, without the need of a consular visa. Since may 2018 air tickets issued outside the Dominican Republic include the Tourist Card fee Applicants entering the country by land, sea or those who obtain the air tickets before may 2018 are required to complete an online form and provide the details of a valid travel document or passport.
Citizens and nationals of eligible countries can apply online for a Dominican Republic Tourist Card by completing an online form and providing the details of a valid travel document or passport.The Tourist Card is valid for one (1) year after being issued, for stays of up to 30 days in the country. If wishing to extend the visit in the Dominican Republic, one should go to the General Directorate of Migration to apply for an extended stay. The Dominican Republic Tourist Card does not allow its holder to engage in paid activities while in Dominican territory. All those traveling to the Dominican Republic for business are required to apply for a Business Visa.
Citizens and nationals from the countries listed below are eligible to apply online for a Dominican Republic Tourist Card. Including the United States, Canada, Germany, France, Spain, Venezuela, United Kingdom, Brazil, Puerto Rico and Italy.
|American Samoa||Andorra||Anguilla||Antigua and Barbuda||Aruba|
|Brazil||Brunei Darussalam||Bulgaria||Canada||Cayman Islands|
|Christmas Island||Cocos (Keeling) Islands||Cook Islands||Costa Rica||Croatia|
|Curacao||Czech Republic||Denmark||Dominica||El Salvador|
|Estonia||Falkland Islands (Malvinas)||Faroe Islands||Fiji||Finland|
|France||French Guiana||French Polynesia||Germany||Gibraltar|
|Guatemala||Guyana||Honduras||Hong Kong, China||Hungary|
|Martinique||Mauritius||Mayotte||Mexico||Micronesia, Federated States of|
|New Caledonia||New Zealand||Nicaragua||Niue||Norfolk Island|
|Northern Mariana Islands||Norway||Palau||Panama||Papua New Guinea|
|Republic of Cyprus||Reunion||Romania||Russian Federation||Saint Helena|
|Saint Kitts and Nevis||Saint Lucia||Saint Martin||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||Samoa|
|Solomon Islands||South Africa||South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands||Spain||Suriname|
|Svalbard and Jan Mayen||Sweden||Switzerland||Taiwan, China||Thailand|
|Tokelau||Tonga||Trinidad and Tobago||Turkey||Turks and Caicos Islands|
|Tuvalu||Ukraine||United Arab Emirates||United Kingdom||United States|
|Vanuatu||Vatican City||Venezuela||Wallis and Futuna|
Citizens and nationals from Ecuador, Argentina, Israel, Chile, Japan, South Korea, Peru, and Uruguay are exempted from the Tourist Card visa.
In order to complete and submit an online application for a Dominican Republic Tourist Card, candidates must have a valid passport and an email address.
All applicants can click here to submit their Dominican Republic Tourist Card application online.