Dominican Republic Travel and Visa Requirements for Nigerian Citizens

Travel and Visa Requirements for Nigerian Citizens Travelling to Dominican Republic

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About Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a country of about 10.77 million people known for its beautiful sandy beaches, its famous merengue music, and for being the only country that has the holy bible on its national flag.

General Requirements for Dominican Republic Visa
  • A valid passport.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs taken in white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Copy of return flight ticket
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
Types of Dominican Republic Visa

Dominican Republic Tourist visa


Processing Time 8 - 10 days

Duration of Stay 24 hours

Visa Fee $10.00


Eligibility

  • This is the type of visa issued to Nigerians intending to visit the Dominican Republic for tourism purposes.
  • You can also visit family and friends while on this visa.
  • All visitors to the Dominican Republic must carry a valid passport.
  •  Visa applicants intending to visit a friend or family need to submit an invitation letter from a family member or host living in the Dominican Republic.
  • This letter should clearly state the address and contact details of the host, as well as your relationship with them.
  •  During the visa application, you will need to provide proof of sufficient funds to last the duration of your stay.
  • You are advised to exit the country before your visa expires and present documents that show you have the intention to do so.
  • This visa does not serve study purposes. You cannot be enrolled in any of the institutions of learning in the country.

Dominican Republic Business visa


Processing Time 8 - 10 days

Duration of Stay 24 hours

Visa Fee $10.00


Eligibility

  • This is the type of visa issued to Nigerians traveling to the Dominican Republic for business purposes.
  • You will need to provide an invitation letter from the Dominican company you will be visiting.
  • This letter will also contain their detailed address, accompanied with the date and actual purpose of your trip.
  • If the intention is to attend a meeting or seminar, confirmation/invitation from the conference organizer/institution is required.
  • Pre-registration is recommended for business travelers who will be attending conferences in the country. Proof of this registration is required.
  • If you are employed, you will have to present a certificate from your employer stating or allowing your business travel.
  • Proof of sufficient funds to cover the costs of stay (e.g. bank statement for 2 recent months) is required.
  • Self-employed people may need to submit proof of business registration.
  • You cannot be gainfully employed while you are in the country with this visa.
  • It must be made clear whether your trip will be sponsored by the employer or the local company.
  • Proof of payment of visa application fee should be submitted.

Dominican Republic Transit visa


Processing Time 8 - 10 days

Duration of Stay 24 hours

Visa Fee $10.00


Eligibility

  • This visa is issued to foreigners who intend to make stopovers in the Dominican Republic.
  • The Dominican Republic transit visa allows travelers to transit through the Dominican Republic to their destination country.
  • Visa and other entry permits to the destination country are required.
  • Flight ticket of the destination country should also be provided.
  • Previously convicted criminals may not be granted entry into the Dominican Republic.
  • A medical report which shows that you are free of any contagious disease should be provided.
  • A receipt that shows that payment has been made for visa application is required.
  • Under-aged children should ensure they submit the original copy of their birth certificate.
  • This should be accompanied by a notarized consent signed by both parents of the minor.
Dominican Republic Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria
Dominican Republic

There is currently no Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Nigeria. Applicants are advised to use consulates in neighboring countries for their applications.

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