Yes, the use of face masks and social distancing is mandatory for the duration of a visitor’s stay.

Face masks are required for the general and traveling public within indoor spaces and in areas where social distancing is not possible. These locations include but are not limited to airport terminals, while shopping, riding public transportation, seeking medical conditions among others. At the beach and pools, however, the use of face masks is optional for adults and discouraged for children when entering the water.

Travelers and citizens alike should refer to the various organizations including airline providers, hotel and tour operators, restaurants, among other entities, for each location’s specific requirements.

To learn more about face mask requirements for travelers, citizens and employees alike, please visit www.GoDominicanRepublic.com/coronavirus/, where you can view the “General Protocol For Tourist Activities” resource document.