Dominican Republic - Country Commercial Guide
Licensing Requirements for Professional Services

Includes license requirements for key professional services that are open to U.S. service providers.

Last published date: 2022-12-12

Licensing requirements for professional services in Dominican Republic may vary depending on the type of service to be provided. However, the duty for services rendered by a foreign provider is 25 percent and that it is the responsibility of the local company to withhold at the moment of payment and then pay to the local DGII (IRS). 


  • U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service:  

  • U.S. Foreign Agricultural Service: 

  • Instituto Dominicano para la Calidad: 

  • Dominican Directorate of Customs: