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the Dominican Republic Travel Restrictions

558.4 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
39.65% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 38.93% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada can enter the Dominican Republic without restrictions.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from the Dominican Republic for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

the Dominican Republic entry details and exceptions


Outgoing travel to the Dominican RepublicTraveling from Canada to the Dominican Republic

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering the Dominican Republic.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for days upon entering the Dominican Republic.


Return travelReturning to Canada from the Dominican Republic

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from the Dominican Republic must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from the Dominican Republic will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for the Dominican Republic

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Closed

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter the Dominican Republic without restrictions.

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers from Canada are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Required in public spaces.

  • Open with restrictions