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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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last updated on 2014-06-30 by somegirl22
Consulate Phone Number: Telephone: (809) 567-7775 | Fax: (809) 685-6959
(877)804-5402- For information on your case
Consulate E-Mail:
Address: located in the sector of Arroyo Hondo. The address is Av. República de Colombia #57, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Working Hours: Monday through Thursdays from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 7:00 to 11:00am
Best Way to Contact Consulate: Call them. Although it will cost you $8.00 if calling from the US.

A free Email option for obtaining the same information:
Send an Email to:

Email Subject Line = Case Inquiry SDO#### (Insert your Case ##)

In Email Body include:

Petitioner's Name and Date of Birth and any Email Address on File
Beneficiary's Name and Date of Birth and any Email Address on File
Approx Waiting Time for interview date from when the Consulate receives the package from the NVC: 2-4 months (normally)
Issues a Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: The Consular Section does not mail Packet 3 to applicants, only mail Packet 4 (appointment letter and medical letter).
Issues a Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 contents (if known): The instructions on the website are nearly identical to the packet that is delivered to Dominican resident. Since the mailing service (INPOSDOM) is not very reliable, you should follow the instructions below and prepare for your upcoming interview before packet arrives.

For K1-K2 Visas

En Español:

For K3-K4 Visas

Marriage Visas (CR1/IR1) (NVC)
What forms should be send back to the Consulate? All immigration forms (see below), supporting evidence, and medical forms should be brought to the embassy. Medical results will be delivered to the Embassy following the exam.

Required documents:

For K1 filers, make sure you bring your 2 Banco Popular receipts, showing payment for Visa. Also, bring $80 on the day of your interview to pay for remainder of Visa balance, and up to $12.50 to pay for visa delivery after approval.

-K1 Fees
Banco Popular Fee: $160 USD + $15 USD (processing fee) (2 separate receipts)
Fee to paid day of Interview @ Embassy: $80 USD

-Cr1/Ir1 Fees
Banco Popular Fee: $15 USD (1 receipt)

-All Visas- To be paid after visa approval
DomEx Fee (to deliver visa): $9.50-$12.00 USD
Other Forms (if any)? Follow to Join Procedure

Non-Immigrant Visas (Travel, Student, Business, etc) (self-service)

New Immigration Fee (Only for Immigrant Visas)
Consulate offers Direct Consular Filing? Yes
If so, for all or only for US citizen who is lawfully resident in your country? Residents_Only
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend the interview? Yes
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Advance
Did the embassy schedule your interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not whats the waiting period? 1 - 3 weeks, depending on location. Delivered by DOMEX courier service. Or you can schedule to pick it up from designated location.
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? US $180 for adults, children 15 years and under US $80
Vacinations are extra, depending on age and vaccines needed.
Cost varies depending on season. See link below for exact prices.


Children are not examined on Thursdays.

Also only the beneficiary is allowed to go inside the Medical facility. The wait could be several hours, so plan accordingly if you are bringing someone along with you.
List of doctors? Medical Exam Offices Website

Avenida Independencia 202, Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep.
Tel : (809)682-3951 Fax : (809)686-3047
E-mail :
Dr. Jordi Brossa, Dr. Angel R. Contreras, Dr. Alfonso Brossa and Dr. Angel B. Contreras

How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 3
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 2
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? Time varies. Most couple are out in 2 - 5 hours.
Vaccination requirements? If you are applying for a K or V visa, vaccines are optional. However, it is often more convenient if you are vaccinated while still in the Dominican Republic.

Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate? Micro Hotel Suites & Condo (about 5 minutes by car from the New Embassy)
Av. Republica de colombia No.10 | Altos de Arroyo Hondo, Santo Domingo 10506, Dominican Republic
Additional Info? Embassy FAQs:

Ask the CONSUL:

Appointment List (Cita Dates):

Visa Info

After Receiving NOA2

Check Visa/Case Status once it is at the NVC or Embassy:

Recent Visa Approvals

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