Facts & Figures

The Dominican Republic (DR) is the second-largest Caribbean nation by area (after Cuba) at 48,511 Km2 and by population with approximately 10.5 million people. The capital and the largest city is Santo Domingo, which is also the largest city in the Caribbean. Santo Domingo has a population of 970,000 with a metropolitan population of nearly 3 million.

The DR is the eighth largest economy in Latin America and the largest economy in the Caribbean and Central American region. Though long known for its agriculture and mining, Dominican economy relies nowadays mostly on services.

The DR has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean over the past 25 years. The share of Dominicans living in poverty (about 152 Dominican pesos a day) has also substantially declined from 36.4 per cent in 2014 to 30.5 per cent in 2016, according to official estimates (World Bank Group).

COUNTRY SIZE
48,511 km²

CAPITAL
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional.

POPULATION
10,648,791 (2016)

CURRENCY
Dominican Pesos (DOP)

LABOUR FORCE
4.9 million (2016)

SIZE OF ECONOMY (GDP)
US$71,583 million

GDP PER CAPITA
US$6,722 (2016)

GDP GROWTH
6.6% (2016)

AVISO IMPORTANTE

En vista de la situación con relación al Coronavirus (COVID-19), les informamos que estaremos ofreciendo nuestros servicios consulares de forma limitada, vía correo electrónico y correo postal.

También puede solicitar nuestros servicios a través de nuestra página web: http://www.dominicanembassy.org.uk/consular-services/

En caso de necesitar asistir de manera personal a nuestras oficinas favor de llamar al +44(0)2072626856 o escribir a consulate@dominicanembassy.org.uk.


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

In view of the situation regarding Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, we inform you that we will be offering our consular services on a limited basis, via email and post.

You can also request our services through our website: http://www.dominicanembassy.org.uk/consular-services/

In case you need to attend our offices personally
please call +44(0)2072626856 or write to consulate@dominicanembassy.org.uk.


IATA TRAVEL CENTRE

* AVISO IMPORTANTE *

VÁLIDO DESDE EL 27 DE ENERO DE 2021 A LAS 2048 UTC AL 11 DE FEBRERO DE 2021 A LAS 2359 UTC

 LOS PASAJEROS QUE LLEGAN DE REINO UNIDO A AERÓDROMOS DE REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA DEBERÁN:

1. PRESENTAR UN CERTIFICADO DE PRUEBA  PCR NEGATIVO NO MAYOR DE 3 DÍAS.

2. LOS PASAJEROS SIN CERTIFICADO DE PRUEBA  PCR NEGATIVO ESTARÁN SUJETOS A LAS PRUEBAS COVID-19 A LA LLEGADA Y ESTARÁN SUJETOS A UNA CUARENTENA  MANDATORIA DE 7 DÍAS EN INSTALACIONES ESTATALES A SU PROPIO COSTO Y PENDIENTE A LOS RESULTADOS DE LA PRUEBA.

 


IATA TRAVEL CENTRE UPDATE 11/01/2021
* IMPORTANT *

VALID FROM JAN 27, 2021, 2048 UTC TO FEB 11, 2021, 2359 UTC

PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM UNITED KINGDOM TO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AERODROMES SHALL:

1. PRESENT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST CERTIFICATE NOT OLDER THAN 3 DAYS.

2. PASSENGERS WITHOUT NEGATIVE PCR TEST CERTIFICATE SHALL BE SUBJECTED TO COVID-19 TESTING ON ARRIVAL AND SHALL BE SUBJECT TO MANDATORY QUARANTINE OF 7 DAYS IN STATE SANCTIONED FACILITY AT THEIR OWN COST PENDING TEST RESULTS.