Dominican Republic - Apply for a Passport Issued to Children Born Abroad to Dominican Parents
- 1 Procedure
- 2 Required Documents
- 3 Office Locations & Contacts
- 4 Eligibility
- 5 Fees
- 6 Validity
- 7 Documents to Use
- 8 Sample Documents
- 9 Processing Time
- 10 Related Videos
- 11 Instructions
- 12 Required Information
- 13 Need for the Document
- 14 Information which might help
- 15 Other uses of the Document/Certificate
- 16 External Links
- 17 Others
- Parents of children born abroad may go to a Dominican Embassy or Consulate to request for a passport to be issued to their children. The request must be made by the parent or the child's legal parent, preferably the one who possess Dominican nationality.
- They must fill in the application form and submit it along with all other required documents.
- A passport will be issued provided they have met all requirements prescribed by Dominican laws and regulations.
- In case a consular office has no passport printing equipment, another consular office may print the passport, which means it will take a much longer time for the passport to be issued and the applicant assuming the cost of postage and shipment of the document.
- Birth certificate issued by a consular office of the Dominican Republic.
- Electoral Identity Card of the Dominican parent.
- Recent photograph sized 4 x 5 inches, colored with white background, without shadow, in the face without earrings, no piercing, no chain, no smile, no gesture, hair backwards, with ears and forehead uncovered, without flequito and taken up close.
- You need to register the child's birth at the Dominican consulate to be able to obtain a birth certificate.
- Some consular offices may have a photography service available. It will be advisable for you to inquire first before going to the consular office.
Office Locations & Contacts
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
Avenida Independencia No.752
Estancia San Gernimo, Distrito Nacional,
Capital de la Repblica Dominicana.
- Central: 809.987.7001 / 535.6280
- RAI: 809.987.7019
- Legalization: 809.987.7638
- Consular: 809.987.7624
- RH: 809.987.7027
- Financial: 809.987.7111
- Administrative: 809.987.7089
- Protocol: 809.987.7031
Email: [email protected]
Every Dominican citizen has the right to request that a passport be issued to their foreign-born children.
Application fee: 60.00
The amount payable is in U.S. dollars (USD), in European areas it will be EUROS or in the currency of the country where the Consular Office is.
The amount of application fee varies, depending on the cost of living in the city where the Consular Office is located.
Biometric Passports are valid for six (6) years.
Documents to Use
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Processing time may take about 3 to 10 working days from the time the request was received by the consulate.
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Applications to obtain a passport are submitted to Dominican Republic Embassies or Consulates.
A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure. e.g. 1. Date of Birth. 2. City or County of Birth.
Need for the Document
A passport is a document, issued by the national government. It certifies the identity and nationality of the holder for travel abroad. It contains information about the holder; like name, gender, date and place of birth.
This document does not in itself entitle the passport holder entry into another country, nor consular protection while abroad nor any other privileges. However, it does normally allows the passport holder to return to the country where the passport was issued.
Rights to consular protection arises from international treaties, while the holder's return to the issuing country depends on the laws prevailing in that country.
Following are procedures on how to apply for a passport first issued to children born abroad to Dominican parents.
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Other uses of the Document/Certificate
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- Consular services portal of the Dominican Republic:
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