There are advantages to becoming a Dominican Republic Resident.
You’ll save yourself the inconvenience of paying tourist visa fees when you enter and leave the country.
You can register a business in the country, and open bank accounts.
You can take advantage of rules designed for new residents, relating to the waiver of taxes on import of a car, your personal goods and property, and waiver of your first land transfer tax.
If you're Canadian, you'll need to start your process by obtaining your first formal visa through the Dominican Embassy in Canada.
You may want to engage a Dominican immigration consultant to take care of your paperwork. We can provide you with a referral so that you feel confident you are dealing with a reputable and competent professional.
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