The Dominican Republic is open for international tourism, however, certain restrictions are applicable to travelers from the United Kingdom.

Passengers traveling from the United Kingdom to the Dominican Republic are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate issued not more than 72 hours before travel. Travelers that arrive to Dominican Republic without a negative PCR certificate are subject to COVID-19 testing upon arrival and must quarantine for the next 7 days in a government facility, at their own expense. Quarantine may be extended, pending negative test results. If you were planning to travel from United Kingdom to or in transit through the Dominican Republic, please check with your travel professional. These measures also apply to travelers who have been in the United Kingdom in the two weeks prior to arriving to the Dominican Republic.

Upon reactivation of tourism on July 1, 2020, the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism (MITUR) announced a series of safety protocols to be followed by all tourism operators and establishments to help ensure the health of tourists and locals alike. The documents, which can be downloaded from the Ministry’s website ( detail the precautions and additional security measures that have been put into practice starting July 1, 2020.

Dominican Republic’s health and safety protocols will be revisited and reevaluated on an ongoing basis. Based on the ever-changing situation, we recommend all visitors check  frequently for any changes to dates, markets, required procedures and more.