Dominican Republic

Funding bodies

Fund Goal

Doctv Latinamerica is dedicated to the production and distribution of Latin-American documentaries. It is an initiative of CAACI and is officially run by the DOCTV RED, a strategic structure composed of seventeen audiovisual entities and twenty-two public broadcasters in the Latin-American region. Currently...

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Fund Goal

IBERMEDIA's goals are to promote the development of audiovisual productions destined to the Iberoamerican market and their co-productions, to promote the integration of Iberoamerican companies in supranational audiovisual networks. To create a positive environment for the development, training and exchange...

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Fund Goal

FONPROCINE is managed by the DGCINE. It aims to support the local film industry by providing a system of financial support, guarantees and investments in benefit of national film producers, distributors, traders and exhibitors of national films.

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Fund Goal

Promote and encourage the development of our national film industry as well as implementing policies that favor the production of cinematographic and audiovisual works.

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Regulation

Nationals of the following countries and passport issuing jurisdictions do not require a visa when travelling as tourists, but need a tourist card obtainable at the airport upon arriva. It is valid for 30 days and can be extended twice: European Union All European Union / EFTA citizens, Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina (no tourist card), Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile (no tourist card), Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Ecuador (no tourist card), El Salvador, Fiji, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel (no tourist card), Jamaica, Japan (no tourist card), Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Macau, Macedonia, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia Micronesia, Monaco, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru (no tourist card), Qatar, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea (no tourist card), Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Tuvalu, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uruguay (no tourist card), Vanuatu,  Vatican City, Venezuela.

Work permits (business and work visas) are necessary and are based on the duration of a contract.

Shooting permits can be obtained through the Film Commission.

ATA carnet is not accepted.

ITBIS (Tax on the Transfer of Industrialized Goods and Services): 18% / reduced rate: 13%

Film Commissions

Coproduction treaties