October 27, 2020
Modern passenger check-in system inaugurated at Punta Cana Airport
PUNTA CANA, Bavaro. – The General Directorate of Migration (DGM) and the Punta Cana Airport yesterday inaugurated a new and modern system for the registration of foreigners to the country, called ABC Kioscos, through which the registration and control of entry checks in that terminal will be streamlined for citizens of seven countries.
The teams were inaugurated in a ceremony at the Punta Cana Airport, headed by the General Director of Migration, Enrique García, and the president of the Punta Cana Group, businessman, Frank Elías Rainieri and his father Frank Rainieri, among other authorities linked to the field of tourism and civil aviation.
The new automated immigration registration devices, ABC Kioskos are validated to speed up the entry check to the country of nationals of the United States, France, Germany, United Kingdom (England), Netherlands (Holland), Canada and Switzerland, and has all the security checks of our inspection system for entering the Dominican territory.
The first step of the new system will be to read the passport, then it will ask the passenger to look at the camera to take a picture and it will tell them to place their hands to capture the fingerprints.
Next, they will interact with the traveler asking the questions of rigor that an immigration inspector asks, such as: the reason for the trip, time of stay in the country and the address of the house or hotel where they will stay during their stay in the Dominican Republic.
Once these steps have been completed, if everything is correct and in order, the machine will print a ticket with the traveler’s photo and information, which must be delivered in the caunter to an immigration inspector who will stamp the passport.
According to the explanations about the new system, if the traveler has any inconvenience due to being on the black list of impediment to entry into the country, the ticket will be printed with an X, indicating that the passenger must pass the rigorous inspection , ordinary before a migration inspector.