Moving

Ecuador Visa 9-II requirements

 

We are planning to establish residency when we arrive in Ecuador next year.  I contacted a lawyer couple who are recommended by several bloggers in Cuenca to determine what the current requirements are (they change frequently so we will check again early next year).  Here are the current requirements:

 

I am changing this post to just links since the requirements can change at any time.
One important caveat: Visa requirements can change without any warning. And those changes may not be reflected right away on the government websites. So it’s always best to check with your nearest consulate for the latest requirements.

Non-immigrant visas:
http://www.mmrree.gob.ec/eng/services/req_visas.asp

Immigrant visas:
http://www.mmrree.gob.ec/eng/services/req_visas_imm.asp

Main visa application form:
http://www.ecuador.org/nuevosite/FORMULARIO_VISA_INMIGRANTE.pdf

Emily is a US Expat in Ecuador. She grew up on a Minnesota farm, worked in IT in California's Silicon Valley, then moved to a coastal Ecuador fishing village. Emily's goal is to share Ecuador with you, one snippet at a time. Topics include attractions, compassion, ecotourism, Ecuador products, everyday Ecuador, and flora and fauna. Please let Emily know what you would like to read more about!

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