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    Default Exit Overstay - Nope

    The overstay system appears to be broken in STI.

    I was there for 8 months, left 4/19. Charge: 0.

    I was prepared to pay, no problem. I would not have offered a bribe and I would have asked for a receipt.

    I presented my passport and was directed to the scanner lane for baggage.

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    What's this hear through the grapevine that the new law with the new fees was never actually signed into law, and is infact not legal.

    I flew out a week ago, of STI, been here for 3 months. Was directed to the pay counter, paid RD$2500, got a receipt.

    I'm still not looking forward to this summer when we fly back to the US for a month. My kids have all been here for 2 years, wife, 5 months. Gonna cost me a chunk if they charge me for all the kids.

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    Guess they are just letting the gringos self deport

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    my whole thing is you either pay the fee or take the necessary steps to become a resident or obtain citizenship. You expats talk about how is crooked and corrupt in DR, but you guys are just as corrupt trying to beat the system for a few dollars.

    ray718

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    Quote Originally Posted by tommeyers View Post
    The overstay system appears to be broken in STI.

    I was there for 8 months, left 4/19. Charge: 0.

    I was prepared to pay, no problem. I would not have offered a bribe and I would have asked for a receipt.

    I presented my passport and was directed to the scanner lane for baggage.
    Exact same deal with me at STI. Here for 3 months and was expecting to pay 2500RD. The guy stamped my passport and I waited for a while and finally I said "Ya" and so did he. This is the third year in a row that this has happened. Gracias a dios. One time a few years ago I was directed to the overstay counter and on my way over there to pay another uniformed guy grabbed my arm and took me to go to the scanner line. I couldn't believe what was happening. I normally don't have that kind of luck.

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    A few dollars! LOL

    Gimme some benefit to becoming a resident, and I'll get right to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ray718 View Post
    my whole thing is you either pay the fee or take the necessary steps to become a resident or obtain citizenship. You expats talk about how is crooked and corrupt in DR, but you guys are just as corrupt trying to beat the system for a few dollars.

    ray718
    Yes, I think you're justified in your next kidnapping and extortion scheme. Pretty much the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DRDone View Post
    Yes, I think you're justified in your next kidnapping and extortion scheme. Pretty much the same.
    Is not broken, is running first in Santo Domingo, guess next airport to have it will be Punta Cana.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drSix View Post
    I'm still not looking forward to this summer when we fly back to the US for a month. My kids have all been here for 2 years, wife, 5 months. Gonna cost me a chunk if they charge me for all the kids.
    leave the kids behind!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dv8 View Post
    leave the kids behind!
    They're the ones that want to go back. And my mother would freak out if we didn't come back this summer.

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