Moving to Dominican Republic

International moving companies to Dominican Republic


  • Used household goods duty-free, if used and owned for over two years
  • Dominican citizens may be allowed one time exemption if they have lived abroad a minimum of one year
  • Only one shipment allowed
  • A physical examination is required prior to applying to the Department of Exoneration for clearance of goods


  • Visa’d Passport (for Customer and each member of the family) must be at least one year old, otherwise previous passport is required
  • Marriage Certificate (if married)
  • Birth Certificate of children living in same house
  • Dominican Consular invoice
  • Detailed inventory (original in English or Spanish)
  • In addition to the above documents, foreigners must have the following:
    • Work Permit
    • Customs Bond
    • Residence Visa
    • Work Contract
    • Dominican Residence Card
    • Bank guarantee or affidavit
    • Contracts for house or apartment rental as well as electrical and water service
  • All documents must be originals


  • Weapons, ammunition and explosives
  • Pornographic material
  • Alcohol and tobacco products must NOT be shipped with household goods, but separately and requires consular documents
  • Drugs and narcotics (shipment subject to confiscation if included)


  • All new items (invoices required)
  • Computer equipment and machinery
  • Duplicate electrical appliances (ie.. refrigerators, washers, dryers, air conditioners)


  • Veterinary Certificate issued within 90 days of departure (no quarantine required for dogs and cats)
    • Birds have a quarantine period of 10 days


  • One auto per person
  • Limited to no larger than 2000 cc and maximum of six cylinders
  • "Luxury" autos not allowed
  • If Dominican citizen, Customer must have lived abroad a minimum of two years
  • Documents required:
  • Autos must be registered/owned by Customer for at least one year
    • Residence Visa
    • Original Dominican Consular invoice stamped at the nearest Dominican consulate
    • Original Drivers License
    • License Plate
    • Passport
    • Original title must be certified by the Department of Vehicles and legalized by the nearest Dominican Consulate
    • Original of registration for past three years
  • All documents must be originals

NOTE: Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers. Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, we cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance. Always double check with your local embassy or consulate.

Document and Form Downloads:

Which state are you moving from?

AK | AL | AR | AZ | CA | CO | CT | DE | DC | FL | GA | HI | IA | ID | IL | IN | KS | KY | LA | MA | MD | ME | MI | MN | MO | MS | MT | NC | ND | NE | NH | NJ | NM | NV | NY | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VT | VA | WA | WI | WV | WY
International Shipping Coupons Moving to UK Door to Door Service
Federal Maritime Commission International Association of Movers American Moving & Storage Association Directory of Standard Carrier Alpha Codes National Motor Freight Traffic Association
Click for the BBB Business Review of this Shipping Masters in Miami FL


"I just received my shipment in my house in Paris this afternoon and I wanted to thank you for the great service you have provided me. The movers did a great job packing and were polite and efficient...” Read More

Katherine S.

"I just wanted to thank you for your great service from Miami to Paris. Everything arrived in good shape. Jeroen from WRF was helping me with the forms and was very patient. I will definitely recommend you to family and friends.” Read More

Carl S.

Share This:

International Services

International Services

Packing Services

Packing Services

Shipping and Car

Shipping and Car Services



Copyright © Blue Horizon Shipping. All Rights Reserved.

Privacy Policy