Passport issued for the first time to children born abroad of Dominican parents


The passport is the official document issued by the Dominican Republic to its citizens with the main purpose that they can travel abroad and move from one country to another. The passport book of the Dominican Republic is bio metric and is issued for six (6) years. The passport is essential for the carrier to travel to the Dominican Republic and to be properly identified.

The parents of Dominican children born abroad can go to the Dominican consular offices and request the issuance of a Dominican Passport, which will be delivered to them provided that the requirements established by the Dominican laws and provisions have been met. The consular office will deliver a Bio metric Passport with all the security and reliability guarantees suggested by the ICAO for passports.

Every Dominican citizen has the right to request the passport of their children born abroad in the consular offices of the Dominican Republic.

  • To apply for the passport of children born abroad, you must declare it at the Consulate, and then transcribe the certificate of the record before the JCE in the Dominican Republic, or directly make the Transcript of the Birth Certificate of the country of birth of the child (APOSTILLADA and translated, if applicable).

See steps to transcribe the Birth Certificate in R.D.




Submit to the corresponding consular office's headquarters according to your current location, with the following documentation and requirements:


  1. Birth Certificate Transcribed before the Central Electoral Board in the Dominican Republic issued as of the year 2012.

  2. Dominican Identity and Electoral Certificate of one of the Dominican parents.

  3. A recent photograph, size 5 x 5 cm, white background, front, without slope (includes the female and male), without a smile, without grimace, with the hair pulled back, and to clearly observe the ears.

  4. The request must be made by the parents or the legal relative of the child, preferably the father who has Dominican nationality.

  5. Authorization signed by the responsible adult of the minor (Father, Mother or Legal Guardian).

  6. All minors must be present at the consular office accompanied by their father, mother or guardian at the time of submitting the passport application




  1. If the minor has not been declared, the Consular Office will make the declaration of birth, and it must be transcribed in the Dominican Republic before the JCE.

  2. The amount to be paid is in US dollars (USD).

  3. In this section only the most frequent services are mentioned. Any other type of service associated with a passport will be addressed according to the nature of the request.

  4. For any service, consular offices are authorized to include additional requirements to those indicated in this document.

  5. The consular offices have the right to refuse to manage a service, if the consular staff doubts the utility for the citizen; if you think that such service may injure the Applicant's future interests; or if you question the public FAITH of the Consular Office.

  6. Some consular offices have the service of the ELECTORAL CENTRAL BOARD for the issuance of birth certificates and birth certificates.

  7. If the passport is for a minor, it must be managed by one of its parents or legal representative.





Our hours of operation are:

Monday to Friday from 9:00A.M. – 3:00P.M.

-Except Holidays 


Our mailing address is:

Consulate General of the Dominican Republic
121 Richmond Street West, Suite 301
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5H 2K1

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