Ecuador Immigration Policy

Useful reference points on the Ecuadorean Immigration Policy.


Ecuador Immigration Policy


  • in February 2017 a new human migration law was approved. However, it will be implemented over the coming months and will involve changes to visas for foreigners in Ecuador, immigration regulations and others. Specific changes have not yet been confirmed

  • as a British visitor, you do not need a visa to come to Ecuador

  • the Ecuadorean Immigration Law allows most foreign visitors to remain in Ecuador for up to 90 days per year. This is applied in every entry point in Ecuador

  • all visitors need to have a valid passport with a minimum validity of 6 months. Without this minimum validity period you will be denied entry to Ecuador.

Published 30 April 2013
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