Temporary Residence - Retiree Visa

Dominican Republic
Cost of Living
Talent Migration


The Dominican Republic Temporary Visa for 60 days. You are required to enter the Dominican Republic and then apply for a permanent residence visa to the Dominican Republic Directorate of Migration, if needed. One of the main reasons to obtain this visa is to retire in the Dominican Republic.

Digital Nomads that qualify may also be able to get Temporary Residency to stay longer.



1 year





P. Residency

5 years


Processing time

90 days Month(s)




What are eligibility requirements for the Temporary Residence - Retiree Visa?

2 Eligibility Requirements

  • Passport valid for a minimum of (18) months. According to the application regulation 631-11.
  • Provide pension statement and have enough monthly incomes from pension.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Temporary Residence - Retiree Visa?

8 Document Required

  • Inextense, apostilled or legalized Birth Certificate, as appropriate.
  • Four (4) recent photographs, of the same set: 2 of front and 2 of right profile, size 2×2, white background
  • Certificate of No Criminal Record of your country of origin or of the country where you have resided in the last 5 years.
  • Receipt of the medical examination, approved by the General Directorate of Migration - The medical examination must be carried out within 3 days after payment (including the day of payment), otherwise you must make the payment again. You must wait 10 days to know their results.
  • All documents deposited in the DGM must be original and must be notarized, legalized and apostilled, as appropriate.
  • You need to enter the DGM service portal. (https://personal.migracion.gob.do). Register your username and password in the system. (If you have previously registered, enter your previous username and password).
  • Retirement (must provide pension statement and monthly incomes from pension).
  • Letter of application, stating your reasons for seeking residency and personal circumstances. THE MAIN GROUNDS FOR SEEKING RESIDENCY, PREFERABLY IN SPANISH.

Talent Migration data for Dominican Republic

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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