1. Visa application letter from the beneficiary or from the company or institution for which the applicant works, addressed to the Consular Section containing name, nationality, place of residence and occupation.
2. Visa Form completed in type or clearly printed. The form is available in the consular offices and in the consular services web portal Visa Application Form.
3. One (1) frontal picture size 2 x 2 inches, with a white background.
4. Original passport valid for a minimum of six (6) months, or at least for the duration of the requested visa.
5. Document with proof of the type of business to be carried out in the Dominican Republic. It may be a document from the institution, agency or company, at which business activities will take place in the Dominican Republic.
6. Legible photocopy of National Identity Document of the country of nationality and legible photocopy of the Residence Card if residing in a second country.
7. Legible photocopy of former Dominican visas or residence card (if renewal).
8. Criminal Record Check (Police Certificate) issued (less than 12 months before the request) by the competent authority (federal authority in the case of federal states) of the countries in which you have resided in the last 5 years, duly legalized or apostilled, as appropriate. In the case of Canada, it must be issued by the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) at the federal (not provincial) level. See a sample of the appropriate Police Certificate here.
*All Canadian documents that require legalization through our Embassy must be authenticated by Global Affairs Canada.
*DOCUMENT AUTHENTICATION DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC:
*There are new instructions for document authentication at Global Affairs Canada -GAC because of COVID-19 pandemic, this is the first step before sending your documents for legalization to our Embassy. Please check the link below:
*Once you receive your document authenticated by Global Affairs Canada, you may send them all via mail/post to our Embassy.
9. Medical certificate
10. Letter of guarantee required from the business partner in the Dominican Republic, which has to be notarized and legalized at the General Attorney’s Office and it must include the following clause of guarantee:
CLÁUSULA DE GARANTÍA
“Garantizo que (nombre, nacionalidad y pasaporte), no permanecerá en la República Dominicana más tiempo que el concedido por la Dirección General de Migración. “Me hago moral y económicamente responsable al retorno a su país de origen, asumiendo pagar a favor del Estado Dominicano cualquier gasto en que dicha persona pueda incurrir durante su estancia en el país, o que se origine como consecuencia de la repatriación o deportación del mismo.”
10. Documents that prove the economic solvency of the guarantor: Bank statements of his/her savings or checking account, or certificate of investment or vehicle ownership, if applicable.
11. Interview. The guarantor should be interviewed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by an officer of the Consular Section.