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Our team of experienced immigration lawyers and migration consultants has helped many people from around the globe to find the right way of moving to the Dominican Republic and start a new life full of opportunities.
Corcons offers many years of practical experience and proven success in all immigration procedures (visa, residence, nationality, etc.) a complete understanding and hands-on experience in dealing with rules and regulations.
Save time and money today! Following up Visa and Residence Permit procedures can be costly and time consuming. We look forward to assisting you in making the right decision of changing your life and empowering your future.
Corcon's primary objective is to use our knowledge and experience regarding life in the Dominican Republic along with safe and sound business practice to assist our clients in acquiring the Dominican Republic Residence permit or Citizenship.
All foreign nationals looking to remain in the country longer than sixty days and obtain legal status, must complete a two part residence process. The first step is to obtain a RESIDENCE VISA via the Dominican Consulate in the country of origin which is stamped onto the passport prior traveling to the D.R. Once the residence visa is issued, the foreign national will have sixty days to enter the country and start the second part of the residence process, Provisional Residence.
There are two ways we can process your Residence Visa (RS):
1) From abroad: We can process the residence visa before your arrival to the country so that same is approved and stamped onto your passport before you travel.
2) From the Dominican Republic: You can apply for your Visa Residence immediately, we can work with you virtually or in person.
This residence classification is designed for those who wish to reside or work in the country for a period of up to one year. After obtaining residence, the foreign national has the option of renewing provisional residence on a yearly basis until the fourth year. On the fourth year the foreign national will qualify to apply for permanent residence. PRIOR THIS RESIDENCE YOU NEED TO OBTAIN A RESIDENCE VISA (RS). Upon arrival to the country with your RESIDENCE VISA, please contact us in order to initiate the process for PROVISIONAL RESIDENCE. Our firm will handle the entire process for you. Please contact us for a free quote.
Foreign nationals who wish to remain in the country for an indefinite period of time must apply for Permanent Residence. Foreign nationals who maintain provisional residence status for four consecutive years will qualify to apply for permanent residence on the fifth year.
Upon approval of petition, the applicant will receive a permanent resident card valid for a four year period, renewable for an additional four year period.
In light of the changes that have come about with the new immigration regulation, some have sought to establish citizenship in the Dominican Republic. However, the changes in the regulation affect the time frame that makes citizenship possible. In order to qualify for citizenship the foreign national must meet one of the following qualifications or categories:
Foreign nationals who hold permanent residence status for two consecutive years qualify for naturalization. The process must be initiated 6-8 months prior to the expiration date that appears on the residence card. Foreign nationals must speak and read Spanish. Applicants under this category must take the Dominican Nationality Test.
Married to a Dominican Citizen
In the event the foreign national is male, he must have residence status for six months prior to applying for citizenship. He must also be married for a minimum of six months. Those who apply under this category do not require the Dominican Nationality Test.
Child of Dominican Citizens
In order to apply under this category the birth certificate of the Dominican parent must be provided. Applicants under this category do not require the Dominican Nationality Test.
* All other aspects of the process is handled by our firm
When the process is finished the applicant will obtain a Dominican passport. Please ask us about the benefit and the legal effects of obtaining a Dominican passport in detail.
Interested? Please don’t hesitate to contact us! Our lawyers, notaries, consultants, and judicial interpreters are at your complete service.
Other services (translator, opening bank accounts, Dominican drivers license, personal Spanish lessons, real estate escort, Dominican citizenship and Passport consultations, etc.) are all available upon request.
The Dominican government also permits dual citizenship, so you will not have to renounce your current passport in the process.
We look forward to assisting you in making the right decision of changing your life and empowering your future in the Dominican Republic.