What is the time zone of Dominican Republic?

The Dominican Republic is in the Atlantic Time zone. All places including the capital Santa Domingo and all popular holiday destinations have the same time, there are no exceptions. The island is not observing daylight savings so the clock remains unchanged during the year.

  • Atlantic Standard Time (AST):– 4:00 UTC (behind)
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Time of neighboring islands and countries

The country borders on the east side with Haiti which is observing the Eastern Time.
All other surrounding islands of US Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands are in the same Atlantic Standard Time.

Dominican Republic Daylight Savings Time (DST)

There is no daylight savings time.

Other Caribbean Islands

You can check out information and maps of other Caribbean Islands by clicking on the below links.