i hope that with this post many people be clear about the new process at Santo Domingo embassy.
1-The appointments to apply for your immigrant visa, to be interviewed in the Consular Section, will be scheduled by the National Visa Center (NVC), in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and some of them by the Consular Section, Embassy of the United States, in Santo Domingo.
(you need wait your appoinment letter from NVC or from the consulate at Santo Domingo, once you get your letter you go to the step 2)
2-Fill out the DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application), electronically. Please follow this link https://ceac.state.gov/genniv/, answer all questions. If your children are applying for a visa with you, each one must completely fill out the Form DS-160, on line. You must present the print out of the confirmation page, which contains a series of bar codes, and present this confirmation sheet the day of the interview. We suggest to write down the Application ID displayed on the top right-hand corner of the page.
3-You need to create your profile/electronic account atwww.ustraveldocs.com, to schedule your appointment to visit the VAC, (prior to your appointment in the Consular Section The VAC is located on the first floor of the Galería 360 shopping center, on Avenue John F. Kennedy in Santo Domingo. Applicants will visit the VAC,prior to their appointment at the Embassy, in order to have photographs taken, provide fingerprints, collect other necessary data before their interview, and also to deposit documents requested the date of your interview. The visa applicant will need to present a valid passport, receipt of payment of the application fee, and the confirmation page of the DS-260 or DS-160 (for K, fiancée visas). You will need to make an appointment to visit the VAC through their website: at www.ustraveldocs.com. ).
You also need to select the place that you would like to pick up your passport and the immigrant visa package, if issued, in any of the twelve MAILBOXES, ETC locations around the country. Mailboxes, Etc. has 12 locations in the Dominican Republic, in Santo Domingo, Santiago, San Cristobal, Las Terrenas, and La Romana. After completing your profile, you will be directed a confirmation page that lists the visa fee amount due. Please print this page and take it to Banco Popular Dominicano to pay your visa fee.
4-Pay the application fee of US$265, the equivalent in Dominican pesos at any branch of Banco Popular. This one-time fee covers appointment scheduling, client support, and delivery services.
5- Finally, Return to the website at www.ustraveldocs.com to FINISH THE PROCESS. Remember to be on time to your visa interview in the Consular Section of the Embassy of the United States, and arrive not earlier than half an hour.
Please check Instructions for K-1/K-2 Visa Applicants.
1-GET LETTER FROM NVC OR CONSULATE PACKET 4
2-FILL OUT DS-160 , PRINT CONFIRMATION PAGE.
3-You need to create your profile/electronic account atwww.ustraveldocs.com, to schedule your appointment to visit the VAC, (prior to your appointment in the Consular Section.After completing your profile, you will be directed a confirmation page that lists the visa fee amount due.
4- GO TO BANCO POPULAR AND PAY FEE
5- Finally, Return to the website at www.ustraveldocs.com TO FINISH THE PROCESS.
IF YOU DONT UNDERSTAND SOME OF THIS STEP, JUST CONTACT ME , IT IS A PLEASURE HELP :)