Dominican Republic - Santo Domingo Field Office

Service Area

The Santo Domingo Field Office has jurisdiction over immigration benefits and eligibility activities for the following countries:

  • The Dominican Republic
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Dominica
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Barbados
  • Grenada
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Jamaica
  • Anguilla
  • Aruba
  • The Bahamas
  • Bonaire
  • British Virgin Islands
  • The Cayman Islands
  • Curacao
  • Montserrat
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Guantanamo Bay Naval Station

Office Location

We are located at the U.S. Consular Section, at the corner of Calle Cesar Nicolás Penzón and Avenida Maximo Gomez. The U.S. Consular Section is located across from the Teatro Nacional.

Hours of Operation

The Santo Domingo Field Office is open to the public on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. You must arrive prior to 7:30 AM.

Emergencies are handled on a case-by-case basis.

The office is closed on Dominican and American holidays.

Phone, Fax Numbers and E-mail


(809) 221-2171.
If calling from the United States, please dial “1” first and the extension is 6608.



Visiting the office in person


An appointment is necessary to visit the Santo Domingo office. An appointment can only be made by calling 809-221-2117, ext. 6608 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.


The Santo Domingo office no longer accepts walk-ins.

Parking & Handicap Accessibility

  • Parking is available near the Consular Section.
  • Accessibility for those with special needs is available.

Paying Fees

Fees for applications and petitions are listed on the Forms section of the USCIS website. The fees for all applications and petitions submitted to this office must be paid in cash, U.S. dollars, Dominican pesos,credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover) to the consular cashier.


Immigration forms are available under the Forms section of the USCIS website.


For in-depth information about visas, please check the Visa Services section of the U.S. Department of State website.

Form I-130

If you’re a U.S. citizen who legally resides in the Santo Domingo field office jurisdiction, you can file Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, at the Santo Domingo office. Call 809-221-2171, extension 6608, to set up an appointment, which is now done on a case-by-case basis.

Form N-400

U.S. immigration offices overseas are unable to accept or process Naturalization applications from U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) that live overseas. Visit the Citizenship section of the USCIS website for Naturalization for eligibility criteria and the proper filing procedures.

Form I-131 Parole

The Santo Domingo Field Office does not issue Humanitarian Parole. Individuals must apply for Humanitarian Parole by submitting their applications to:

USCIS Dallas Lockbox

For US Postal Service (USPS) Deliveries:
PO Box 660865
Dallas, TX. 75266

For Express mail and courier deliveries:

Attn: HP
2501 S. State Hwy 121, Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

Instructions on how to file an application for Humanitarian Parole are located on Form I-131 and on the Humanitarian Parole section of the website.

Form I-131 Re-entry

The Santo Domingo Field Office does not issue or extend Re-Entry permits. Instructions on how to obtain or replace a Re-Entry permit are on the How Do I Get A Travel Document section of the USCIS website.

Transportation Boarding Letters

A transportation letter may be issued to a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident to replace a lost or stolen Alien Registration Card (Form I-551). Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) processes these requests. Contact CBP for further information at 809-221-2171 ext.4685.

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