In the northeast Dominican Republic sits Samana, a beautiful peninsula home to some of the country’s most stunning landscapes and thousands of humpback whales in the wintertime.
|Timezone||Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5)|
|Unique Feature||Los Haitises National Park|
|Good For||Peaceful Retreat, Wildlife, Sightseeing|
The best time to visit Samana is December through May.
For a legal wedding in the Dominican Republic, you will need two witnesses, passports, and other documents (as listed below). If a woman is divorced, it must be at least ten months since the divorce was finalized. If either partner is widowed, a death certificate must be provided.
Airport: Samaná El Catey International Airport (AZS)
Required for Entry: Passport and Dominican Republic eTicket.
- Marriage License
- Copies of Birth Certificates (Translated into Spanish and Apostilled or Notarized)
- Copy of Divorce Certificate* (Translated into Spanish and Apostilled)
- Copy of Spouse Death Certificate(s)** (Translated into Spanish and Apostilled)
*Only if one or both partners is divorced.
**Only if one or both partners is widowed.