The US Department of Civil Services reminds all US citizens that they should not travel outside the United States without a valid US passport. Although dual citizens may travel abroad with alternative documents, all US citizens are required to present a US passport to re-enter the United States.
We have seen many people who are US citizens traveling outside of the US fail when trying to re-enter the US with only their naturalization certificate and/or passport of another nationality. have seen Their trip can easily be extended as an appointment. Obtaining a passport while in the Dominican Republic must be done at the US Embassy in Santo Domingo.
To avoid delays, check your US before leaving for international travel. Obtain a passport and make sure it will not expire before returning to the United States.
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