Dominican Republic - Obtain a Certificate of Nationality
- 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
- Fill in the application form.
- Submit the form along with all other required documents.
- Pay appropriate fee.
- Consular offices are entitled to refuse to issue certificates to a citizen if consular staff doubt the usefulness of Certification, and if they think this certification will harm the future interests of the Applicant, or that of the Consular Office .
- Some services may only be obtain in specific countries. Look at the Consulate scope for each service.
- Recent Dominican birth certificate
- Any of the following:
- Dominican Certificate
- A valid Dominican passport
- National ID of issued in the country you are in
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]
All citizens of the Dominican Republic may request the consular office of the country for the issuance of the certificate of nationality.
Application fee: 15.00
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.
Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid. e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever
Documents to Use
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Processing time may take about 20 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the urgency of the request, the number of previous requests being processed and staff availability.
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Dominicans may go to the Dominican consular offices to obtain the certificate.
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
Nationality represents the link between a person and a state or an association of states. It is normally associated with the right to work and live in a country and to participate in political life. Nationality also confers some protection by the state to its nationals, and some obligations on the person towards the state.
A certificate of nationality is a document issued by the government of the Dominican Republic stating that a person is a citizen of the country. The certificates are issued in accordance to the rules on how an individual obtains Dominican Republic citizenship i.e by Birth, Origin, Decree, Marriage or Naturalization.
Following are procedures on how to obtain a certificate of nationality.
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Other uses of the Document/Certificate
Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate. e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.
- Consular services portal of the Dominican Republic:
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