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Dominican Republic: Social security enrollment, foreign employees

Dominican Republic: Social security enrollment

Guidance issued by the executive branch of the Dominican Republic amends the social security rules concerning the documentation of foreign employees.


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The guidance—Decree No. 96-16—revises the rules for the enrollment process for foreign employees in the Dominican social security system.

Separately, guidance issued in May 2016 provides that La Comercial de Seguros is the only entity authorized to render assurance policies to foreign individuals requesting Dominican residency. 


Read a May 2016 report (English) [PDF 321 KB] or (Spanish) [PDF 119 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in the Dominican Republic

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