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Doctors, dentists, pharmacies and emergencies

Doctors, dentists, pharmacies and emergencies

Everything you need to know Dentists and specialist doctors are easy to find in the Dominican Republic and you’ll find pharmacies practically everywhere. In case of an emergency, make sure… Read more »

Hotels Directory in the Dominican Republic

Hotels Directory in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has long been a favorite Caribbean escape for its plethora of accommodation options attracting countless celebrities, sports personalities, and adventurous travelers. In fact, the country boasts the… Read more »

Guide to schools in the Dominican Republic

Guide to schools in the Dominican Republic

Expats with families also have much to look forward to when moving to the Dominican Republic. There are several educational options and opportunities available for children, and although the local… Read more »

Getting a driving license in Dominican Republic

Getting a driving license in Dominican Republic

You can use your home driver’s license for up to 3 months from when you arrive. In case you plan to stay longer, you should obtain a Dominican driver’s license…. Read more »

Internet options in the Dominican Republic

Internet options in the Dominican Republic

Getting online The Internet is widely available in the Dominican Republic, though even in the capital Internet cafes are not as common as in other parts of Latin America …. Read more »

Airlines with incoming flights to Punta Cana Airport

Airlines with incoming flights to Punta Cana Airport

  Direct Inbound Flights to Punta Cana, Flight Duration and Airline – Travel organisation City of Departure Flight Duration Airline Amsterdam, Netherlands 10h 25m  Arkefly Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda 1h… Read more »

Titles of property

Titles of property

Dominican Republic has fully owned real estate The title system in the DR is similar to what people are used to in North America and most of Europe. Titles are registered… Read more »

Punta Cana Airport

Punta Cana Airport

The Dominican Republic announced a 3.9 percent increase in 2017 for overall tourism to the country. This surpasses the 1.7 percent growth for the Caribbean, which received a total of 30.1 million… Read more »

Embassies in the Dominican Republic

Embassies in the Dominican Republic

Embassies in the Dominican Republic: Embassy of Germany in the Dominican Republic Phone 565-8811 / Fax (001809) 542 89 55Website: http://www.santo-domingo.diplo.deEmail: embal@verizon.net.do Address: Alemania, Apartado 1235, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic… Read more »

The Law of CONFOTUR

The Law of CONFOTUR

The Dominican Republic has become one of the main destinations in the Caribbean not only for travelers who love the beaches and the Caribbean sun but also for investors or… Read more »

Dominican Pesos DOP

Dominican Pesos DOP

All the peso notes in Dominican Republic have a thin plastic strip holding identification numbers inside to help prevent forgery.  There is a hidden image that can be seen when… Read more »

Hours, holidays and working conditions

Hours, holidays and working conditions

Working conditions Few Dominicans enjoy pleasant and healthy work conditions, especially in rural areas. It gets better in the manufacturing sector, for instance manufacturing goods for export. Workers are expected… Read more »

Inheritance tax

Inheritance tax

In the country of the Dominican Republic, the age to make a will is 18 years old. You can have a attorney to help you make a will but it… Read more »

Public transport in the Dominican Republic

Public transport in the Dominican Republic

The inter-country infrastructure is well developed with most towns and tourist destinations connected via a large network of roads to the whole country. In the Dominican Republic you will come… Read more »

Electricity in the Dominican Republic

Electricity in the Dominican Republic

The power sector in the Dominican Republic has traditionally been, and still is, a bottleneck to the country’s economic growth. A prolonged electricity crisis and ineffective remedial measures have led to… Read more »

How to prepare for hurricane season

How to prepare for hurricane season

Precautionary measures can temper the ravages of these storms Hurricanes can shatter lives as well as damage property. Being prepared can help you, your family or your business minimize the… Read more »

Mobile phones in the Dominican Republic

Mobile phones in the Dominican Republic

What are your options? More providers means more competition in the mobile market, and more choice for you. Mobile coverage is good – Orange claim to have reception in 95% of… Read more »

Dominican Residency

Dominican Residency

As a foreign national, you are either a “nonresident” or “resident.” Nonresidents are those who intend to stay in the country for a limited time for a particular purpose such… Read more »

Hospitals in the Dominican Republic

Hospitals in the Dominican Republic

There are four types of hospital in the Dom Rep: The first is the public hospital There is one in every reasonable sized town and the medical treatment is free,… Read more »

Banks in the Dominican Republic

Banks in the Dominican Republic

There are 17 different financial institutions and banks in the Dominican Republic.They include commercial banks, mortgage banks, state-owned banks, and savings and loans institutions. Banco Central de la República Dominicana (BCRD) is… Read more »

Set up a business in the Dominican Republic

Set up a business in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is an ideal market for foreign investment for the following reasons: Social, political, and economic stability Attractive incentives and special regimes Government support Strategic location Ranked second… Read more »

Financing with banks

Financing with banks

There are three options: 1. Refinance or place a home equity line of credit on an existing  property in your home country to pay for the DR purchase: Often a… Read more »

6 Signs that you need a new property manager

6 Signs that you need a new property manager

Your property is your greatest investment. You need someone who will manage it well.   If you own rental property, you’re aware of how significant that investment can be in… Read more »

Dominican Republic Visas

Dominican Republic Visas

When traveling to the Dominican Republic, visitors should be aware that there are two main types of visa: Tourist and Business: There are some countries whose citizens do not need… Read more »

Real Estate buying process

Real Estate buying process

#1. CHOOSE A PROPERTY #2. OFFER OF PURCHASE A detailed Offer to Purchase is prepared by our agency, signed by the buyer, and then presented to vendor/developer. #3. ACCEPTED OFFER… Read more »

Applying for a marriage license in the Domi​nican Republic

Applying for a marriage license in the Domi​nican Republic

If you’ve just set a date for your wedding, this can be an exciting time for the two of you! Don’t let the marriage laws of the Dominican Republic put… Read more »

Making calls in the Dominican Republic

Making calls in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has one of the most advanced telecommunications infrastructures in Latin America, all of which is regulated by state-run INDOTEL (Instituto Dominicano De Telecomunicaciones) The two main providers… Read more »

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