At Home Antigen Test kits or In Person COVID testing for Dominican Republic Travelers
Order an at-home test kit and take it with you on your trip (for passengers originating in the US) or schedule an in person or on-site Concierge testing service to come to you in Dominican Republic. Order or schedule your test before your trip.
Order your at-home test kit and take it with you on your trip or find a testing site near where you will be staying in Dominican Republic and schedule your testing appointment at a testing location or request a concierge to come to you. PCR testing and rapid antigen testing are available in most locations. Both are acceptable for return flights to the United States though PCR testing is more accurate. Antigen testing is $47 for the at home kit and includes video observation services. Antigen testing in Dominican Republic starts at $47 USD + tax or $89 + tax for concierge services. Rapid PCR testing is $95 USD + tax or $145 + tax for concierge services.
If you purchased the at home kit, schedule a video observation for each person who is taking a test and take the test under video observation no more than 72 hours before your return flight to the US. For in-country testing, schedule an appointment for each person who needs a test. Make your appointment in time to meet the testing requirements for your destination. See the recommended timelines below. If returning to the United States, all travelers 2 and older must have a negative COVID test result from a test taken within 3 calendar days prior to departure.
For in-country testing, you will receive a QR Code confirmation email. Print or show this QR code at your testing location to provide proof of payment. If you don’t have access to your QR code, our testing partners in Dominican Republic can look up your reservation by name.
You will be tested and will receive a digital copy of your test results via a secure link in the AZOVA app. Results for the at home test kit are available in 15 to 30 minutes. Results for the in-country rapid antigen test are available in 3 hours or less. Results for rapid PCR are available within 24 to 72 hours. We recommend you schedule PCR tests 3 calendar days before your flight to the US. You will also receive your free COVID Credentials travel passport so you can share your results with anyone you like.
Complete any travel authorization forms
as required for travel to your destination and provide it to the airline before you board your flight.
When to Schedule Your Test For Flights Departing From Dominican Republic
Select the time required for a negative test result before departure from Dominican Republic
Review the following timeline carefully to ensure testing availability.
|Take your test on
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Schedule your test at least 1 week in advance to ensure testing availability.
About the AZOVA Authorized COVID Testing Network in Dominican Republic: AZOVA certifies that testing service providers are licensed and authorized to provide COVID testing in Dominican Republic and that the tests that are used are legal for use in Dominican Republic. Both PCR and rapid antigen tests are accepted for returning to the United States. All testing service providers are able to return PCR and rapid antigen test results within the required 3 calendar days or less before your return flight from Dominican Republic. Be sure to schedule your COVID test ahead of time before your trip to assure availability. Choose your location city and complete your test registration.
At Home Antigen Testing
The CDC now accepts results from the Ellume COVID-19 Home Test for entry to the United States. You must take the test under video observation with verification of your ID. This service is offered by AZOVA.
Want to make your testing as simple as possible? Schedule a concierge test and get the testing brought to you. When you schedule a concierge test, one of our testing partners will arrange with you the best time to collect your test sample at a location—including your hotel—of your choice. Concierge testing is available within 10 miles (16 kilometers) of the following cities:
- La Romana
- La Vega
- Puerto Plata
- Punta Cana
- San Cristóbal
- San Francisco de Macorís
- San Juan de la Maguana
- San Pedro de Macorís
- Santiago De Los Caballeros
- Santo Domingo
- Santo Domingo West
- Santo Domingo East
Cost: The cost of a concierge rapid antigen test is $89 USD + 16% local VAT tax. The cost of a concierge PCR test is $145 USD + 16% local VAT tax.
About the new COVID testing requirements from the CDC for travelers returning to the United States.
- All travelers age 2 and older who are traveling to or connecting through the United States via airplane must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days before departure and must sign an attestation of a negative test result.
- You will not be allowed to board your flight without completing the attestation.
- Approved tests include a United States FDA Emergency Use Authorized self administered at home antigen or NAAT test taken under video observation with a manufacturer-approved observation and identity verification service, or an antigen or PCR test (NAAT) that is approved by the local health jurisdiction. At home kits that are not approved by the FDA are not accepted.
- For connecting flights, your COVID test must be taken within 3 days before your initial departure.
- If you have recovered from COVID-19 and you have a positive test result that was taken within the last 90 days (but no less than 14 days) before travel, you can present this test result along with a letter from your healthcare provider documenting that you have recovered from COVID-19 and are cleared to travel.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does the at home test work?
You can purchase the at home test along with video observation services from AZOVA. We will ship you the kit and will send an email for a voucher to be redeemed for a video observation session. Our observation staff will verify your ID and will guide you through the testing process.
When can I make an appointment?
Online booking is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We recommend you schedule your testing appointment before your trip to assure appointment availability. Check with the scheduling system on AZOVA to see appointment availability in each location.
Do I pay for my test at the time of booking?
Yes. Payment is collected at the time of booking. You can pay with any major credit card. AZOVA will be listed as the merchant of record on your credit card statement.
Is the transaction in US dollars or a local currency?
The transaction is in US dollars. Because the service is delivered in the local market, there is a VAT tax for the local jurisdiction.
Will there be any foreign transaction fees?
If you use a US based credit card, there will be no foreign transaction fee. If you are using an international credit card to purchase your test, there may be a foreign transaction fee depending on the country of origin of your credit card.
What is the refund/cancel policy?
If you cancel your trip and do not need to be tested, you must log into your account and cancel your appointment before the scheduled time in order to receive a full refund. Missed appointments or no-shows will not be refunded.
What if I need to reschedule my appointment?
You can reschedule your appointment by logging into your account and opening your appointment chart. Click the reschedule button to choose a different appointment time.
Have other questions or concerns?
Contact AZOVA Customer Support or call the dedicated support line at +1 (833) 643-8800
AZOVA testing services are subject to the terms and conditions of each individual purchase.