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Dominican Republic Travel Restrictions

56.63% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 55.83% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand can enter the Dominican Republic without restrictions.

Dominican Republic entry details and exceptions

Travelers are allowed to enter. fully vaccinated people should have a vaccination certificate that shows they have had the last dose of a vaccine no less than 3 weeks before arrival.


Outgoing travel to the Dominican RepublicTravelling from New Zealand to the Dominican Republic

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Details and exceptions

Travelers do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival to enter the Dominican Republic. Travelers may be required to take a COVID-19 breath test at random on arrival.

Passengers who present a vaccination card no less than 3 weeks after the last dose was placed or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival in the Dominican Republic will be exempted from the random test.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering the Dominican Republic.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who present symptoms or whose test results are positive will be isolated and attended at authorized locations.

Travelers not presenting the vaccination card or COVID-19 test, they must remain confined in their hotel or accommodation.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from the Dominican Republic

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from the Dominican Republic must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

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

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for the Dominican Republic

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

FAQs

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

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter the Dominican Republic without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter the Dominican Republic without restrictions.

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

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in the Dominican Republic is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in the Dominican Republic are open with restrictions. Bars in the Dominican Republic are closed.