Important Telephone Numbers (Police and Emergency) – Telephone – Internet Servers
Important phone numbers
to carry with you while visiting the Dominican Republic:
Police, Fire, Civil Defence, Reporting Excess Noise and Emergencies – 911 will now be available in the Santo Domingo and Santiago areas.
*Dirección Nacional de Emergencia/ Direction National Emergencies 809-566-6648.
*If you have a incident involving police (for example, they pull your vehicle over while driving or riding and ask you for money or harass you in any way) this can be reported to the Internal Affairs Department of the National Police at 809 688-1777.
Santo Domingo 809-221-8697 Las Terrenas 809-754-3042
Bávaro 809-754-3082 Montecristi 809-754-2978
Bayahibe 809-754-3012 Nagua 809-754-3007
Boca Chica 809-754-3053 Playa Dorada 809-754-3011
Cabarete 809-754-2992 Puerto Plata 809-754-3101
Constanza 809-754-2994 Punta Cana 809-754-3157
Higüey 809-754-2988 Rio San Juan 809-754-3034
Jarabacoa 809-754-3216 Samaná 809-754-3066
Juan Dolio 809-754-2993 Sosúa 809-754-3274
La Romana 809-754-3033 Zona Colonial 809-689-6464
*Directory Assistance: 411
*Dominican Republic Yellow Pages/ Páginas Amarillas. For English click on the top. http://www.paginasamarillas.com.do/Default.aspx
*A private nationwide ambulance service, ProMed, operates in Santo Domingo, Santiago, Puerto Plata and La Romana; Telephone number is 809-412-5555. ProMed expects full payment at the time of transport.
Ambulance Service – Movimed 809-255-0394
*Any complaints arising from a casino should be directed to the Office of Casinos at the Secretary of Finance. To register a complaint with this office, call 809-687-5131, ext. 2120.
The Consular Section and the U.S. Embassy
moved (June 2014) to Arroyo Hondo sector, north of the Botanical Gardens between Av. Republica de Colombia and Carretera La Isabela. The address is: Av. República de Colombia #68, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana. The Consular Section entrance is on Republica de Colombia Avenue located at the corner of Calle César Nicolás Penson and Avenida Máximo Gómez.
The American Citizens Services (ACS) Unit can be reached by telephone at 809-731-4294, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. ACS Unit office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Friday 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., except on U.S. and Dominican holidays. The Consular Section entrance is on República de Colombia Avenue. is located at the corner of Calle César Nicolás Penson and Avenida Máximo Gómez. The telephone number is 809-221-2171.
There is a Consular Agency in the north coast city of Puerto Plata at Calle Villanueva esq. Avenida John F. Kennedy, Edificio Abraxa Libraria, 2nd floor, telephone 809-586-4204, 809-586-8017, 809-586-8023; office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays.
To make a call
to a Dominican Republic telephone number from United States is the same as calling any US number. There is no International code. The area code for Dominican Republic is 809, 829 and 849. So when You call dial
1 + 809 (or 829 or 849) + the 7 digit number.
It is the same when calling to USA from Dominican Republic. Just dial as you would if you were in USA.
1 + Area Code + the 7 digit number.
Internet/ Cable TV/ Telephone Service Providers
Proveedores de Servicios de Internet/ Telecable/ Telephono
*Codetel / Claro – provides internet and cable television.
*Altice – offers mobile Internet access to customers (used to be Orange).
*Wind Telecom – provides telephone, television and internet services.