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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Dominican Republic, Miscellaneous Records, 1921-1980 .

Title in the Language of the Record

República Dominicana, Registros Misceláneos

Record Description

These records include residency permit requests, immigration tax exemption requests, fire arm permit renewals, passenger arrival and departure lists, and immigration-related correspondence. The records are originally housed at the Archivo General de la Nación in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Record Types Earliest Year Latest Year
Passenger arrivals 1930 1970
Outward passenger lists 1930 1970
Aliens registrations 1921 1954
Petitions for naturalization 1920 1930
Aliens 1930 1940

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Dominican Republic, Miscellaneous Records. Archivo General de la Nación, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in emigration and immigration records include:

  • Name of the immigrant
  • Age, race, color, gender and occupation
  • Physical descriptions of the immigrant
  • Port of entry and mode of transportation
  • Date of entry
  • Departure place
  • Residence

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.