Dominican Republic

Getting scammed on a second passport

April 27, 2010
St. Michaels, Maryland, USA

Yesterday I told you about the official way to go about obtaining residency and citizenship in the Dominican Republic-- essentially, it takes about four years from start to finish until you receive your passport, though you may be expedited for investing $200,000 in the local economy.

As I mentioned, though, the country is [in]famous for shady practices like issuing passports that do not conform to official[...] Click here to continue reading

Acquiring Citizenship in the Dominican Republic

April 26, 2010
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

For most people, there are really only three reasons for going to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic:

The first is to transit to some other, 'nice', part of the country.

The second is for sex tourism, which is in incalculable abundance here for both men and women.

The third is to establish residency in the hopes of eventually obtaining a passport from the Dominican Republic.
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