How To Open A Bank Account In The Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is known for being one of the Caribbean’s most visited destinations. With its gorgeous weather, geographically diverse landscape and welcoming culture, it’s easy to see why. But what is it like to live in the country? We’ve already covered what’s involved when it comes to finding property, but what about when it … Read more

How To Rent Or Buy Property In The Dominican Republic

If you are fully resident in the Dominican Republic, you will have to go to Santo Domingo in person for a medical exam and to collect your residency card. Your residency will have to be renewed annually for the next five years, again by visiting Santo Domingo. Therefore, you may want to consider proximity to … Read more

How To Apply For A Visa In The Dominican Republic

In order to enter the Dominican Republic, you will first need to obtain a tourist visa, unless you are a resident of the United Kingdom (UK) or currently hold a visa for entry into the United States (US), Canada or any country in the European Union (EU). There are other types of visa available, but … Read more

How To Find A Job In The Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is popular amongst adventurous expats seeking employment. It is a beautiful location on the island of Hispaniola, and offers opportunities for different kinds of work. The Republic operates a number of Free Trade Zones, in which expats can either set up their own businesses or work for an employer. These Free Zones … Read more

Finding A School In Santo Domingo For Your Children

With some three million residents located in the city and the surrounding suburb area, Santo Domingo – the capital of the Dominican Republic – is the largest city in the Caribbean. The city also has an established expat community, and it’s highly likely that if you’re being relocated to the Dominican Republic, you will be … Read more

An Expat Guide To Schools In The Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has plenty to offer expats who come to live and work within its shores. It has some of the best natural scenery in the world, a pleasant tropical climate, and an affordable cost of living. Its expansive coastline is home to beautiful beaches, and there is great diversity in the interiors, in … Read more

Expat Residency Requirements For The Dominican Republic

Swaying palm trees, pristine beaches, colorful abodes and plenty of sunshine are just a few aspects of the good life that you are bound to enjoy if you decide to move to the Dominican Republic. This Caribbean nation shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, which is located to the west. It offers residents and … Read more

Annamarie Gaglione, Santo Domingo

Who are you? Im Annamarie Gaglione, a 20 something year old originally from New Jersey, United States.Author of Jersey Girl Gone Caribbean blog and a full time student studying political science. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Dominican Republic in June of 2017 because my fiancé was offered a job … Read more

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