Shipping services to Dominican Republic
You can ship things via ocean cargo freight liners or air mail to the Dominican Republic. These two modes of shipping are pretty much how you can get things there, although you can spring for a courier service for the final delivery once it is in the country. This may be a nice add on service for you especially if your shipment holds some value to it and you want to make sure there are no hiccups in it getting delivered to the right person. The cost of a courier service will vary, depending on the company and what you are trying to have them deliver, so you will want to check out all your options being settling on a certain company to help you.
Security concerns when shipping to Dominican Republic
Shipping to the Dominican Republic can be done without too much emphasis on the security of your packages as they take their internal security very seriously over there. Their Customs department does a very thorough job of searching the shipments before being released and, with the exception of some petty thefts from sorting complexes, the packages generally get to their destinations without much fuss.
Preparing your shipment to Dominican Republic
Before you ship anything to the Dominican Republic, you will want to check with your shipping company for their weight and size requirements to make sure you adhere to them as closely as possible.
Shipping limitations to Dominican Republic
Currently there are only a few things you are not allowed to ship to the Dominican Republic, but that can change. You are not allowed to ship any gambling games or devices, firearms, knives or other weapons, coins, money or bank notes, books addressed to book shops which are run by banking institutions. Beyond this short list there are a handful of items, such as live animals, that will require a permit to accompany them to gain entry in the country.