Our website uses cookies that help us and third-party partners remember you and improve your experience browsing our site. You agree to the use of all cookies or you can change your settings.

Cookie settings

We use cookies on this website to enhance your browsing experience. Necessary cookies are essential for basic website functionalities and are stored on your browser. We also use third-party cookies to analyse and improve website usage. You can opt-out of these cookies, but it may affect your browsing experience.

capital city


Santo Domingo



Dominican Peso (DOP)

date format

Date format






Minimum holiday entitlement


paid public holidays

Paid public holidays per year


Additional leave compliance rules and complexities

Annual leave

After serving for one year in a role, employees get 14 days’ paid leave a year. If they stay in the same role for 5 years, their annual leave allowance grows to 18 days’ paid leave a year.

Sick leave

There are no statutory laws governing sick leave or sick pay in the Dominican Republic. As for parental leave, mothers can take up to 14 weeks of paid maternity leave, and fathers can take up to 2 days.