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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC e-TICKET
The e-Ticket is an online document issued by the Dominican government to track the flow of tourists entering and exiting the country.
Every visitor to the Dominican Republic should complete two e-Tickets’ application forms:
The Dominican e-Ticket is obligatory and failing to obtain one will either prevent you from entering or exiting the Dominican Republic.
If you already know the date of leaving the country, you can combine your entry and exit declaration in a single application
IMPORTANT: The Dominican e-Ticket is not a visa. If you are a citizen of a country that needs visa to enter the Dominican Republic, you will need to present both e-Ticket and Visa at the port of entry to the Dominican Republic.
The e-Ticket is a travel document that tracks the Dominican Republic entry and exit flows of tourists, guests, and local citizens. Its purpose is to obtain a clear image of the borders’ entries and exits, and to ensure locals and visitors safety.
The Dominican e-Ticket combines three documents in one:
Entry & Exit Document
It is mandatory for every traveler to the Dominican Republic regardless the purpose of the visit, their nationality, or if holder of a travel visa or not.
The process of obtaining the e-Ticket is through an online application form. Within several hours your personal QR Code will be sent to you by e-mail. Do not forget to save it on your mobile device or keep a print copy of it to show it on request.
APPLY IN THREE EASY STEPS:
Complete the online form
Go to the application page.
Add your personal details: names, email, passport number, occupation.
Choose the arrival/departure date.
Add the local address of stay.
Use your debit or credit card to pay the service fee.
Or pay online using your PayPal account.
Receive the e-Ticket
Receive your personal e-Ticket as a QR Code by email.
Store it and be ready to present it upon request of your airline and from the local authorities.
Practical Tips About Filling Out Your E-Ticket for D.R.
It is important to ensure that all travelers entering the country follow the proper procedures. When filling out the application form, please be sure to choose as city you live in, the nearest large city in your state or province.
If you will be staying at a vacation rental, kindly request the host to provide the complete address in Dominican Republic, including province, municipality, and sector.
For families traveling with children, please be aware that children do not need to fill out the Customs section. Only adults are required to complete this section. A single QR code will be generated for the entire family.
Upon completion of the form, you can print or take a screenshot of the arrival and departure confirmation QR codes. If you need to make any changes to the E-TICKET, please consult the application code that was issued when you started filling out the form and make the necessary changes.
Finally, please note that passengers arriving on private flights, non-commercial vessels, ferries, cruise ships, etc., are not required to fill out the E-TICKET. Instead, the physical Customs Declaration and International Embarkation/Disembarkation forms will be accepted for these passengers.
WHAT IS THE ELECTRONIC TICKET?
Travelers entering the Dominican Republic must present an e-ticket as of April 1st, 2021. This applies to all eligible travelers regardless of their nationality or country of origin.
The D.R. electronic ticket has been implemented by the Dominican Migration authorities in cooperation with Customs and the Health Ministry, according to national laws number 285-04, 115-17, 72-02 and 226-06.
Requirements for Entering the Dominican Republic with an E-Ticket
The e-ticket must include:
It is important to note that travelers must present the same e-ticket used for booking the flight upon entry into the Dominican Republic. Any changes made to the ticket after booking will not be accepted.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Who must apply for Dominican e-Ticket?
The Dominican e-Ticket is mandatory for:
- Foreign tourists and visitors
- Dominican Republic nationals
- Adults and children
- People of all professions
What information is kept under my e-Ticket?
The e-Ticket is an online document containing personal information on the traveler including:
- Arrival and departure dates
- This data may be kept by the Dominican authorities for both statistical and security reasons.
Can I enter the Dominican Republic only with my e-Ticket?
The e-Ticket is not a visa. You can enter the Dominican Republic with only this document as long as you are a citizen of a country eligible for a passing the border without a travel visa. All other visitors will have to obtain a valid travel visa along with their e-Tickets.
What is the difference between the Dominican e-Ticket and the travel visa for the Dominican Republic?
The Dominican e-Ticket is an online document with your personal information and details on your stay to the Dominican Republic.
The travel visa on the other hand is a travel permit issued by the Dominican Republic via its Embassies and Consular offices. It allows certain nations to visit the country. Although the visa may or may not be necessary depending on your nationality, the e-Ticket is mandatory for everyone.
As travel requirements can change any moment, we advise you to check with both the nearest Dominican Republic Embassy and your Exterior Ministry when preparing for your trip.
How can I get my e-Ticket?
You can obtain your Dominican e-Ticket via the application form on our website. It combines three documents now under the same form:
- Boarding and Disembarkation Card
- Traveler’s Health Affidavit
- Customs Declaration Form
Once the form is completed, you will have to confirm the provided information and then pay the service fee. During the next 24 hours, you will receive your e-Ticket under the form of a QR Code to your email.
How much does it take to receive the e-Ticket?
If no additional information is needed from you, your e-Ticket will be sent by email in a matter of 24 hours upon receiving your payment.
I’m travelling with my family. Do I have to complete a separate application form for each one of them?
Yes. You will have to complete a new application form for each member of your travel group.
Note that children under the age of 18 are exempt from the Customs part of the Application form.
I visited the Dominican Republic last week and I got my e-Ticket. I plan to travel again. Do I need to reapply?
Yes. As the Dominican e-Ticket is valid for the period of stay to the country, you will have to apply and obtain a new one each time you enter the country.
I applied and paid for my e-Ticket but I have no news since. My trip approaches. What to do?
If you need information on your application or on any other subject related to the Dominican Republic e-Ticket, feel free to contact us. One of our representatives will get in touch with you as soon as possible.
Can I obtain my e-Ticket if I don’t know the date of departure from the Dominican Republic?
Yes, you can. You can apply by adding only the date of arrival to the Dominican Republic. Later, you can write us back with your leaving date and we will pull and approved e-ticket for your departure and send it to you by email
How many QR Codes will I receive?
You will receive the QR Code for each member of your travel group – one for arriving containing the arrival date and the information for the Customs and for departing the Dominican Republic with the departure date. You will need both in order to successfully enter and leave the country.
How much does the Dominican e-Ticket cost?
The Dominican Republic travel authorization has a processing fee of USD 22$. Only after a successful payment an application can start processing.
My travel plans changed and I won’t be traveling to the Dominican Republic. Can I get a refund for the e-Ticket I already paid?
Since the processing of an authorization to travel to D.R. involves a cost sustained at the time of the request, unfortunately refunds are not possible later than application time.
The applicant can receive a full refund only if his/her e-ticket is not approved or if the request for a refund is received before the commencement of application processing.
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