Visa Information
Passport requirements

All nationals require a valid passport.

Only exception are nationals of the following countries who may also present an alternative document of identification instead of a passport: Colombia.

Passports must be carried at all times

Visa requirements
Who does not require a visa?
Nationals of the following countries do not require a visa when entering as a tourist:


Nationals of countries that DO REQUIER VISA: nationals of Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, China (PR), Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Korea (Dem Rep), Korea (Rep), Lebanon, Libya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian Authority Area, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Vietnam and Yemen.

Required documents for visa application
Tourist Visa:
  • Application form
  • Passport-size photo
  • Valid passport with 1 full blank page
  • Return ticket
  • Evidence of sufficient funds for stay
  • Visa fee payment
Tourist: Letter of invitation from an Ecuadorian resident or proof of hotel reservation.
Validity of Visa
  • Tourist Visa: 180 days.
Costs of Visa
  • Student Visa: 50 EUR
Time required to issue visa
  • Tourist Visa: 1 days
Applications must be made in person and a visa is usually issued on the same day.
Embassy contact information
  • Embassy of Ecuador in England UK: 
  • Consulate of Ecuador in USA: 
  • Embassy of Ecuador in Australia: 
  • Consulate of Ecuador in Canada: 

All information on this page has been carefully investigated. However visa requirements change frequently and the information is provided without any guarantee.
Before departure it is recommended to check the website of the embassy. For further questions regarding visa requirements contact directly the embassy of Ecuador in your country.
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