Church to Close Dominican Republic MTC in January 2019

  • 12 December 2018

The Domincan Republic MTC, located in Santo Domingo. The Church announced December 12 that it will close the MTC in January 2019.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced December 12 that it will close its missionary training center located in the Dominican Republic, effective January 2019.


“This decision comes as Church leaders continue to seek the best use of resources worldwide according to the needs and demands of each area. Plans for future use of this space are still being determined,” according to Newsroom.


The Dominican Republic MTC in Santo Domingo previously served the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Haiti, West Indies, and Jamaica areas. 


Missionaries who would have attended the center will instead be trained at one of the 12 remaining MTCs around the world. See a list of MTCson