Expats Corner

Expats Corner December 16, 2022 | 11:03 am

Are Domestic Partnerships recognized in The Dominican Republic?

Same-sex unions (or partnerships) and marriages are generally accepted but not legally recognized in the Dominican Republic. Heterosexual unions/partnerships are recognized, provided they adhere to the following conditions: 1. The couple must have lived together for a minimum of five consecutive years; 2. The relationship and living status must be known and acknowledged by others; 3. Neith... Read more