Time difference with Switzerland
- 5 h / - 6 h during our summer time
Country code for calling Switzerland
011 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
110 volt / adapter required
Travel documents for Swiss citizens
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Mandatory tourist card issued upon arrival (USD 10.00).
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Santo Domingo, Ave. Jimenez Moya 71 (Churchill esq. Desiderio Arias)
Tel. +1 809 533 37 81 / +1 809 534 69 44 / +1 809 532 99 97
8.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 13.00 h (Sat)
8.30 - 18.30 h (Mon - Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
Blood alcohol limit: 0.5 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Risk of malaria in certain areas.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
High crime rate.
Travelers should pay close attention to their personal security.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Avoid nighttime driving.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/