Current Measures by the Government of the Dominican Republic
As of February 16, 2022, all restrictive measures imposed by COVID-19 are suspended, and it will be up to each individual to take his or her own measures to safeguard his or her health, responsibly, but without restrictions
Measures such as the use of face masks, presentation of vaccination cards for access to places of public use or restrictions in public spaces are the responsibility of each individual.
Two vaccine doses have been administered to 100% of the tourism sector personnel (hotels, airports, restaurants, transportation, etc.), and are in the process of being vaccinated with a third dose of the vaccine against COVID-19. With this vaccination program the government will continue to strengthen the safety and health of all those who work in the sector in order to also guarantee the safety and health of all tourists who visit the country.
COVID-19 Protocols for the Dominican Republic
Adults & Children
As of April 23, 2022, all passengers and crew members do not need to present a COVID-19 Vaccination Card, PCR, or antigen test to enter the Dominican Republic or to enter tourist centers, any establishments or to receive services such as excursions.
Random COVID-19 testing for passengers and crew upon arrival in the Dominican Republic will no longer be performed. However, when required, random testing operations may be performed. Passengers who present their Vaccination Card will be exempted from random testing.
Frequently Asked Questions
Most frequent questions and answers
Stay in your home or hotel room and call the doctor before going for a medical visit. Avoid contact with other people and animals. Wear a mask. Cover your mouth or nose with a disposable tissue when you cough or sneeze. Wash your hands regularly and for at least 20 seconds. Avoid sharing personal items with others. Clean all high-contact surfaces every day. Monitor your symptoms.
General measures to protect against respiratory diseases include: Frequently clean your hands (wash them with soap and water or alcohol solutions). Avoid contact with people with signs of a respiratory illness, such as coughing or sneezing. Cover your mouth and nose with disposable tissues when you cough or sneeze, and then wash your hands.
The most common symptoms are fever, cough, and feeling short of breath. In some cases, there may also be digestive symptoms like diarrhea and abdominal pain. Symptoms can be aggravated in vulnerable individuals such as the elderly or people with compromised immune systems, among others.
For more information about entry requirements, and other health and safety guidelines, visit the destination’s official tourist board website.
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