They could just say ____it and not bother with residency, but I think most people who are planning retirement in the DR have applying for residency as part of the plan. Ignorance is bliss but not an excuse.
Originally Posted by sanpedrogringo
Welcome. It's a diverse country with many positive and negative aspects. My best advice would be too not dive in the deep end immediately and purchase property. Come down, rent in a few different areas and wade in the waters. A pragmatic approach will save you a lot of grief over the long term. The posters here are a diverse group, full time expats, winter snowbirds like me, and people who have come and gone. All have good advice. Especially when it's about staying safe here. Good luck.
alot of the posters here seem to be quite bitter
Originally Posted by Snowmane72
keep that in mind and welcome
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