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    Santiago Airport - Customs Process for Medicine

    Thanks for tagging me, yes this is right up my alley, About your question, Obi1 won't enter the primary area at Cibao Airport (inside the terminal), for that he/she would need to make an apointment, send his/her ID, ask for a visitor's tag, etc. but he/she could go to Ciabo airport public...
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    Santiago Airport - Customs Process for Medicine

    If I were you, given the time limitations... I would go talk to the head of customs in Cibao Airport, his name is Melquiades Cabrera, explain the situation to him and go from there.
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    Santiago Airport - Customs Process for Medicine

    Hello, yeah, these things are better to plan ahead honestly, there's a whole process to import goods... specially medicine to another country. The due process is for you to contact a customs broker (agente aduanal), many options, you can google them, can't recommend any. With the customs...
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    New entry procedures

    Hello, thanks for the follow up on your arrival and departure experience. Migration officers do not need to scan your QR code for either arrival or departure, when they swipe your passport your e-ticket shows up on their screen (it's linked to the passport) You will need your QR code mostly...
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    New entry procedures

    Hello, glad to see you come prepared! Beaware though, if you're entering the country, those mangoes will be a problem (no fruits / vegetables allowed), if you're leaving the DR, check with your destination so you won't have problems with fruits there upon arrival.
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    New entry procedures

    Since handwritten forms are still accepted you may go through customs without your e-ticket, but they do have the scanners installed at PUJ to receive your e-ticket instead of the blue form. We're making an effort at POP airport to inform all travelers about the e-ticket and are encouraging them...
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    New entry procedures

    That's correct, both the e-ticket and hadwritten forms will be accepted until 31 March, with "e-ticket only" starting April 1, however, we're encouraging all passengers to switch to e-ticket since past december.
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    New entry procedures

    Migration will only scan your passport, their sistem displays your e-ticket information linked to your passport, however, we, customs (DGA) will need to scan your QR code.
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    Greetings, my name is Evelyn and I’m here to help you (POP)

    That's correct, both the e-ticket and hadwritten forms will be accepted until 31 March, with "e-ticket only" starting April 1, howerver, we're encouraging all passengers to switch to e-ticket since last december.
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    Greetings, my name is Evelyn and I’m here to help you (POP)

    Hello! Yes, we know it's not easy right now, we're trying our best to re-stablish flights asap to make things easier for visitors.
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    Greetings, my name is Evelyn and I’m here to help you (POP)

    Hello! You won't need to bring any special document because of COVID, all you need is your valid passport (not expiring within 6 months of entry) and to fill your e-ticket (this replaces all handwritten forms) you can fill your e-ticket at: https://eticket.migracion.gob.do/ No test is...
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    Greetings, my name is Evelyn and I’m here to help you (POP)

    No free Covid tests for departure at the moment, there's a newly installed Bournigal lab tent, and they can provide quick test for departure passengers, at a cost (Rapid Antigen Test costs DOP2,000 or US$35) This is a last resource option, it's recommended you bring your test before arriving to...
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    New entry procedures

    Hello, that was us (customs) by the exit, we will take either your blue form or your QR Code (e-ticket) whichever you show us first.
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    Greetings, my name is Evelyn and I’m here to help you (POP)

    Hello. You can do your test on the lab right in front of the police station in Sosúa (Laboratorio Clinico Puerto Plata). But if you want to get tested as a requirement of your final destination you can do it, but you are not required to have a Covid test to leave our country. Airlines won't ask...
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    New entry procedures

    TO ALL - We're aware of some issues with the e-ticet forms, I have personally forwarded some of your concerns and complains on this thread to the developers, this form was designed and is ran by Migration, I'm at Customs (POP airport), migration answered, they're aware of these issues and are...