The term of stay for tourists will be up to ninety days in the period of one year counted from the first entry, which may be extended once for a further ninety days, upon request and payment of the respective fee. If you are interested in extending your stay for a maximum term of up to one year as a tourist, you must ask the human mobility authority for a special tourist visa with which you will not be able to carry out work activities. In order to obtain this visa, you must prove the legal means of subsistence that allow you to stay in the country, as well as pay the corresponding fee set in the regulations of this Act. This visa can be requested once every 5 years.
In recent months the government has made huge strides to simplify visa applications. Thereare offices in Quito and Guayaquil, and to better accommodate the continued influx offoreigners, a new Vice Ministry of Human Mobility office opened in Azogues city. The mostcommon visa options are: Retired, Professional and Investor. To qualify for a Retired Visa youneed proof of a retirement plan or pension fund like Social Security that guarantees yourpension income of at least $800 per month. If you are applying for a Professional Visa, youneed to show proof of income of at least $400 per month, or $9000 in savings. • 90 DAYsTOURIST TEMPORARY VISITOR VISA | ECUADOR . Who is it for? To all foreign persons from theSpecial Regime countries that visit Ecuador with the aim of carrying out tourist activities andare prohibited from carrying out work activities: Special Regime Countries: Afghanistan,Bangladesh, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan , Somalia, Senegal, Cuba and theDemocratic People’s Republic of Korea, Angola, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, India, Iraq,Libya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Syria, Sri Lanka.
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