The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will put into operation from Monday 28th the electronic visa, which would mean a saving to the State of $ 500,000 per year
The electronic visa may be requested by foreign citizens who decide to stay in Ecuadorian territory temporarily or permanently, in accordance with the provisions of current law. This new modality guarantees greater security for the beneficiary, allows the reception of alerts at the time of issuance and prior to expiration. In addition, access relevant information on activities, tourism, rights, processes, etc. While the control authorities and others can verify the information through digital tools.
The user must have an email address where they will receive their visa, which can be downloaded and printed as many times as necessary. It will also access a unique security code in order to present it to public and private entities, thereby authorizing its verification.
To obtain visas within the national territory, the foreign citizen must go to the 8 zonal coordination of the Foreign Ministry. If you are abroad, the procedure will be carried out in diplomatic and consular missions.
Visas that have been previously granted will remain valid until expiration. (I)