Good news for those planning a trip to the Dominican Republic! From now on, it will be possible to enter this country if you apply for the Dominican Republic Traveler's Health Affidavit. This is an online document that the Dominican authorities created due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, as it’s important to continue promoting tourism in this country, but responsibly.
In this article, you’ll be able to know in detail everything about the Dominican Republic COVID-19 Response including what documents you will need to obtain now that this Health Declaration that has recently been released.
You should also remember that this document is available with iVisa’s online form, a tertiary company that can offer you a safe and fast process that will allow you to enter this beautiful destination as fast as possible!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is a Dominican Republic Traveler's Health Affidavit?
The Traveler's Health Affidavit is a travel document that authorizes you to enter the Dominican Republic if you follow the necessary COVID-19 Pandemic protocols. With this document, the official authorities have proper control of the tourists entering the Dominican Republic. This way, the Government can avoid the contagion of the disease caused by the COVID-19.
As you can see, you’ll have to follow important rules according to what the Dominican government designates.
The Traveler's Health Affidavit is quite important to help stop the spreading of COVID-19, but it may be an important document in the future because it can be useful for natural disasters or border closures. You shouldn’t worry about the difficulty of this document because if you use iVisa’s service, you’ll be able to complete our process which is fast and easy.
How can I check if I’m eligible for this document?
There are other documents that you might need to travel to the Dominican Republic, but that will depend on your nationality. For example, you could also need a paper visa or an eVisa to enter. If you want to verify this information, we encourage you to use iVisa’s Visa Checker Tool.
Once you enter iVisa’s homepage, you’ll be able to see the tool immediately. Just pick your nationality in the drop-down menu and select the “Dominican Republic” as the destination. After that, you’ll know if you’re qualified for the Traveler's Health Affidavit or if you need other documents.
What are the documents needed to apply?
The Traveler's Health Affidavit is a recent document, but you can already find important information about the documents required when applying, especially if you apply with iVisa.
Of course, the information may differ if you use another application system like another third-party company or an official government website. If that’s your situation, please contact them first to be sure about the documents required.
In case you decide to apply with iVisa, you’ll need:
- A passport with a copy of the first page.
- An email address to obtain the document instantly.
- A Paypal or a debit/credit card for payment.
Keep in mind that there are other documents you’ll need when arriving into the country, but these will be asked by the Dominican officials. This information will be available in the next question.
Do I need a COVID-19 test when traveling to the Dominican Republic?
Yes, you’ll need a negative COVID-19 test to receive entry into the country. Please be prepared to prove it upon request at the airport. One of the most important requirements to enter the Dominican Republic is a proof of negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test result, and it cannot be older than five days before your arrival date.
If no test is available then the government will offer you a quick test at no extra cost. Once you’re ready with the test and you provide your Traveler's Health Affidavit, you’ll get a health evaluation and other important conditions to follow.
The rapid diagnostic test provides reliable results in less than 10 minutes.
What are the processing times and prices for the Traveler's Health Affidavit?
This information can differ according to each traveler due to varying factors therefore we can’t offer you an exact price for each processing time yet. What we can tell you is that when you apply with iVisa, you’ll receive a valid and safe document at a fair price.
This service isn’t expensive and for your convenience, we have 3 processing options according to your needs and your budget:
- Standard Processing Option: It is the least expensive alternative with a standard waiting.
- Rush Processing Option: This option provides delivery faster than the previous one so it is a bit more expensive.
- Super Rush Processing Option: This is the fastest processing option which is why it is also the most expensive.
How can I apply with iVisa’s form?
You’ll be happy to know that iVisa’s online form is straightforward, so it won’t make you spend a lot of time completing it. In fact, this process only has 3 steps:
- The first step is to provide your basic information through an online questionnaire and select the procedure delivery options you prefer.
- The second step is to be sure that the information you entered is correct and then enter your payment selection for the service.
- The third and last step is to attach the documents required and click on ‘submit’ to complete everything.
That’s it! No need to go to the embassy or to spend much time waiting for the official website to load. The rest is iVisa’s work, you’ll just have to wait for your document via email inbox and nothing more. If you want to start right now then click on this link.
If you have any issues while completing the form, you can contact iVisa’s customer service center.
How much time do I need to apply with iVisa?
You won’t need to spend more than 20 minutes with iVisa’s online form because it’s very simple to understand. Remember that to apply successfully you only need a laptop, computer, tablet, or cellphone with an Internet connection.
Is iVisa reliable?
As you read before, iVisa is an authorized online service so you can be sure of the document you receive in your email. We might be a third-party company, but we still work hard to ensure excellent service thanks to our updated platform. Part of this is possible thanks to our clients, and many of them have given us excellent reviews so you can read them whenever you want to assure yourself e about our process.
Where can I find more information?
The Dominican Republic Traveler's Health Affidavit was recently launched and that’s why there’s still more to learn about it. Don’t worry if you still have questions, we can help you via our customer service. If you prefer to read more FAQs or other travel tips then we invite you to keep exploring iVisa’s website.
Enjoy your stay!