Characteristics of the electronic invoice in the Dominican Republic

The electronic invoice in the Domincian republic is called the e-CF, and is regulated by the Dominican Tax Authority (DGII). The digitalization of tax declaration processes is one of the DGII’s main objectives. The electronic invoicing process began in February 2019 and is currently in its voluntary phase. Taxpayers can join the system by applying and receiving authorization from the DGII.  

Tax Authority

Tax Authority

DGII - Dirección General de Impuestos Internos.

Obligation

Obligation

Voluntary.

Administrative procedures

Administrative procedures

Electronic invoice issuers must receive a numeric sequence from the tax authority once authorized as an invoice issuer.

Format

Format

 XML-UBL.

Digital Signature

Digital Signature

Mandatory.

Fiscal Control

Fiscal Control

The DGII assigns taxpayer a sequence of authorized folio numbers to assign to issued tax documents. 

Print format

Print format

Regulated as defined by the DGII.

Archiving

Archiving

10 years.

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Common questions

e-CFs are what electronic tax documents are called in the Dominican Republic, one of these documents is the electronic invoice. 

The request and receipt of the sequence is based on the following model. 

The electronic issuer will request an e-CF sequence, the DGII will then conduct the same validations for the delivery of sequences currently conducted with the traditional invoicing system like:

  • Having an active Registro Nacional de Contribuyentes (RNC).
  • Having authorization to issue Comprobantes fiscales (NCF registration)
  • To not appear on any of the following blacklists:
    • PIR- for RNC inactivation
    • NCFNL-Not found
    • Other restrictions NCFI-restrictions irregular NCF

Verification of tax compliance: Once authorized and verified you will receive a range of authorized e-CFs.

Implementation of e-Invoicing around the world

The technical and legal requirements for e-Invoicing are different in each country. If you want to know the details and tax obligations of any particular country, just click on the map or choose a country from the dropdown list.