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Visa Processing Issues

The Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs is experiencing technical problems and is operating at a reduced capacity in visa processing.

This is a worldwide issue, not specific to any particular country or visa category.

The Department is working to correct the problem and expects to be operational soon.  Updates will be posted to


Welcome to the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo. The Consular Section has two main missions:

  • to provide a wide range of services to U.S. citizens visiting or residing in the Dominican Republic, including offering online U.S. citizen registration, issuing U.S. passports, registering the births of U.S. citizens, and providing assistance to Federal Benefits recipients; and
  • to provide immigrant and nonimmigrant visa services to Dominicans and citizens of other countries who are in the Dominican Republic

We hope the website will be useful to you. Please use the links on the left to find further information on our services.

Av. República de Colombia #57
Telephone: (809) 567-7775 | Fax: (809) 685-6959

The building is accessible to the disabled.

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