Tourism

Dominican Republic visa requirements for Nigerians

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting
Dominican Republic

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to
apply for a Dominican 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.

Dominican Republic Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Dominican Republic


The Dominican Republic is the most visited destination in the Caribbean region and ranks top 5 overall in the Americas. The country houses the tallest mountain peak in the Caribbean, Pico Duarte, as well as the largest lake and lowest elevation. Tourists are welcome to hike and climb the whole 3,098 meters to the top of the Pico Duarte. Asides this, tourists can enjoy their time on the beaches scattered around the country to watch thousands of humpback whales migrating, watch villagers’ fish, and also to relax and appreciate the landscape. It is also worth mentioning the year-round golf courses and national parks which are open to tourists. Foreigners are definitely assured a good time in the Dominican Republic.
 
The contribution of the tourism industry to the economy of the Dominican Republic cannot be overemphasized. The industry is an important source of revenue generation to the country. The country receives an average of 5 million tourists each year.
 
Foreigners traveling to the Dominican Republic are required to pay a departure tax of $20 on exit from the country. If this tax is not paid, you will not be allowed to leave the country. Some airlines often include this charge in the price of the ticket.

Types of Dominican Republic Visa


Types of VisaProcessing TimeDuration of Stay
Tourist visa8 – 10 days90 days
Business visa8 – 10 days90 days
Transit visa8 – 10 days24 hours

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.

Dominican Republic Visa Fees


Tourist visa

10.00 (USD)

Business visa

10.00 (USD)

Transit visa

10.00 (USD)

Dominican Republic Visa Application Centres & Embassies in
Nigeria


Abuja

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