Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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last updated on 2017-07-12 by MrTee12

Phone Number: Phone: (809) 567-7775 or (829) 956-5144 (Dominican Republic)

In the U.S. 703-988-3410
Address: Located in the sector of Arroyo Hondo. The address is Av. Republica de Colombia #57, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Working Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Best Contact Method: Social Media:

or call.

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 After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: 2-4 months (normally)
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: The Consular Section DOES NOT mail Packet 3 to applicants, only mails Packet 4 (appointment letter and medical letter).

Be aware that there are 2 appointments.
(1) For VAC (fingerprints, photos and biometrics done)
(2) For your Interview(cita).
Issues Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 Contents (if known): Visa Application Center(VAC):

For K1-K2 Visas:

For K-3 Visas:

En Espanol:

Marriage Visas (CR1/IR1):
Forms to 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 and Checklist: (download and print)

All Applicants must pay the full $265us at Banco Popular or ONLINE ( pay $11 for visa deliver after approval.

-Cr1/Ir1 Fees (additional)
Immigrant Fee ($220) through USCIS

-All Visas- To be paid after visa approval
To deliver visa: $11 USD
Other Forms (if any)? Non-Immigrant Visas (Travel, Student, Business, etc)

Immigration Fee (Only for Immigrant Visas) $220
Direct Consular Filing Offered? Yes
If DCF Allowed: For all or only US citizen lawfully resident in country? Residents_Only
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend interview? Yes
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Advance
Did embassy schedule interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not what's the waiting period? 1 - 3 weeks, depending on location. Delivered by 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? $275us (15yrs +), $185us (children 14 yrs - 2 yrs), $85us (children under 2yrs)
Vaccinations are extra ($105+)??? , 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 Websites (2 different medical offices can be chosen)

1) Consultorious De Visa Open 6:30a-11a (email)

Avenida Independencia No. 254, Sector Gazcue, Santo Domingo
809-685-1587 / 809-689-1429 / 809-689-2488
Dr. Jordi Brossa, Dr. Angel R. Contreras, Dr. Alfonso Brossa and Dr. Angel B. Contreras

2) Servicios Medicos Consulares
located in Santo Domingo, on Calle Bohechio # 17, Sector Bella Vista


*You DO NOT NEED to take passport pictures to your Medical Appt. They will do it there for you.
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 1
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 2
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? Time varies. Most couples 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? Visa Process FAQs:

Scheduled Appointment List (Cita Dates): - On the Right Side of the page

Visa Info

After Receiving NOA2:

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

Track Your Visa Delivery:

Recent Visa Approvals

Amir Martinez Daliza & Amir
IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2023-05-24)
Bombom1421 Bombom & Papi
IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2023-05-23)
Joe & Anny
IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2023-05-04)
Corine & Wilson
IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2023-05-04)
L&Z ?? Lisa & Zamil
K1 Visa (2023-05-04)
NikoTaino Nico & Carmen
IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2023-04-18)
Yoli Cruz Tim & Yotti
K1 Visa (2023-04-05)
Enelram Enelram & Jj
IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2023-03-29)
Jamie & Richard
K1 Visa (2023-03-09)
glenda & tony
K1 Visa (2023-03-03)

Upcoming Interviews

Kerwin & Silvia
F-2A Visa (2023-06-05)
CN2k C & N
IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2023-06-15)
Jcol2366 Jay & MM
K1 Visa (2023-07-03)