DEFINITIVE RESIDENCE (RD-1)

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Service description

Change of immigration status to Definitive Resident (RD-1). It is an extension of the residence permit, for an additional ten (10) years.

To whom this service is intended

Foreigner with Permanent Residence who has resided continuously in the Dominican Republic, for a period of ten (10) years or more.

Deparment

Immigration Department / Renewal Unit.

Contact Info

Dirección: Autopista 30 de Mayo, Esquina Héroes De Luperon, Santo Domingo República Dominicana
Teléfono: 809-508-2555 Ext. 2043

Requirements

• Passport valid for a minimum of six (6) months.
• Original Permanent Residence Card.
• Personal Identity Card, only for verification.
• Two (2) recent front photographs, size 2×2.
• Certification of No Criminal Record, issued by the Attorney General’s Office.


Procedure to follow

1- Enter the DGM service portal. (https://personal.migracion.gob.do).

2- Register your username and password in the system. (If you have previously registered, enter your previous username and password).

3- Service Selection:

3.1- Choose the “APPLICATION LIST” option.
3.2- In the “AVAILABLE SERVICES” option, select the LOCATION-OFFICE where you will receive the service.
3.3- From the “LIST OF SERVICES”, choose the service you will request.
3.4- Complete all the information required in the “INFORMATION QUESTIONNAIRE FOR APPLICANT”.

4- The scanned documents must be in JPG format for the application via web.

 


Hours of service

M-F | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fees

Definitive Residence Application – RD$ 20,000.00
Arrears of Permanent Residence – RD$ 600.00

Processing time

Seven (7) working days

Service channel

Online: Application and tax payments.
Face-to-face: Delivery of the card.


Additional information

URL to process the service: https://personal.migracion.gob.do

Note: The absence of the ID or the Resident Card must be supported by a complaint made before the National Police, with the specifications of the place.