Export

Exported containers            
2018
PortJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
CAUCEDO3,334
3,310
4,091
3,474
14,364








HAINA ORIENTAL2,905
2,471
3,132
3,216
12,420





PUERTO PLATA580
881
964
921
3,346


SANTO DOMINGO1,136
808
1,101
1,059
4,472



Total7,955
7,470
9,288
8,670
34,602


Steps to follow for Exporting

Step 1: CONTACTS

With the companies which will provide the necessary services to carry out exports (ADOEXPO, Customs agent, Cargo agent, Insurer, etc.)

Step 2: CERTIFICATIONS

Merchandize export certifications (order of cargo, in case of foods) The inscriptions in the certifying agencies takes several days, one should consider this when closing the agreement with the importer).

Organism Product
Ministry of Agriculture

Central Veterinarian Laboratory-LAVECEN
Vegetable and Animal Health Inspection of the United States- APHIS-USDA
Environment and Natural Resources
Export and Investment Center of the D.R.
Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance
Mining Directorate General
Toabacco Institute INTABACO
National Board of Export Free Zones CNZFE
National Sugar Institute-INAZUCAR
Ministry of Culture
Directorate General of Taxation- DGI
National Coffee Council

Step 3: PACKAGING

Packing or packaging of merchandize. Keep in mind the importer´s specifications. Merchandize must withstand trip movements and reach destination without loss or breakage.

Step 4: DOCUMENT

Send documentation to the customs agent:

  • Commercial invoice
  • Single Export DUA Form signed by exporter
  • Certificate of origin, stamped and signed by DGA Department, if and when the product complies with the rules of origin of each country:
  • Central America: Free Commerce Certificate between the Dominican Republic and Central America.

    Panama: Certificate of Origin Commercial Treaty between the DR and the Republic of Panama.

    Caribbean area: Certificate of Origin Commerial Treaty between the bDominican Republic and CARICOM.

    United States: Certificate of Origin SGP Form A and Certificate of Origin of Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)

    European Union: Cerificate of Merchandize Circulation EUR-1 and Certificate of Origin SGP Form A.

    Canada, Japan, Switzerland, Norway, Eastern Europe, New Zealand and Australia: Certificate of Origin SGP Form A.

    All countries: Ordinary Certificate of Origin of the Dominican Republic.

  • Bill of Lading (B/L) at the time of the deposit of the merchandize.