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Foreigners in the Dominican Republic

Interior and Police Minister Franklyn Almeyda has told Listin Diario that a nationwide foreigner registration program would be implemented starting in the first quarter of next year. Foreigners will be issued biometric identity documents. He said the registration program could take a year. He said the plan also involves carrying out a census to determine the number of foreigners living in the DR. This would run parallel to the implementation of biometric ID cards for Dominicans. He said this plan would define who is legally in transit, who is here illegally, and who is a permanent resident. He said his department contracted Gallup to poll Dominicans on the issue of regularizing the status of foreigners in the DR. 

                  
The Central Electoral Board (JCE) is the institution responsible for issuing the cards after a person's legal status has been determined by the Department of Migration.

For more information on the existing Residency procedure click here.

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