PERMANENT RESIDENCY VISAS
Visa 9: I Foreign Pension (Retirees)
Trust Visa Cash Deposit
Visa 9: II Investor Visa: Insurance, Bonds, Shares in Companies or
Real Estate Investment
Visa 9: III Investor – Foreign person that does not make the investment
Investor – Company (Not anonymous – minimum $ 30,000)
Individually owned business (Industry, agriculture, livestock
And export trade with minimum investment of $ 30,000)
Visa 9: IV General Attorney (Companies that are located in the country)
Visa 9: V Professionals
Visa 9: VI Sponsor for Marriage, Relationship or Family Reunification
Marriage Ecuadorian – Foreigner
Foreign children who benefit from Ecuadorian parents
Foreign parents with Ecuadorian children
Parents or siblings who benefit from Ecuadorian by naturalization
From Facto Unions between Ecuadorians and Foreign individuals
SPECIFICATIONS TO KEEP IN MIND
Visa 9I: Foreign Pensioner Income:
For this type of visa it is necessary to demonstrate with a document granted by the institution that pays or grants the jubilee pension or permanent income that comes from abroad, apostilled or legalized by the Consul of Ecuador in said place. The minimum amount of the Jubilee Pension will be a minimum of $ 800 US dollars monthly for the applicant plus an additional US $ 100 per month for each dependent of the applicant.
Visa 9 – I Trust Visa Cash Deposit:
For this type of visa it is necessary that the constitution of the trust is for a minimum amount of $ 48,000 dollars and will be equivalent to the pensions of five years. For the constitution of the trust must have the authorization of the Advisory Council on Migration Policy.
Visa 9: II Investor Visa:
For this type of visa a policy title or certificate of deposit is required for a minimum term of 365 days. The minimum amount will be US $ 25,000 plus US $ 500 US dollars for each dependent of the applicant. Visa 9: II Real Estate Investment. For this type of visa a Purchase Deed is required, registered in the Property Registry of the respective borough, which includes the commercial valuation of the property for a minimum amount of US $ 25,000 plus US $ 500 for each dependent of the Applicant.
Visa 9: II Investor in company shares:
For this type of visa it is necessary that the capital invested by the applicant within the company is at least $ 25,000 plus an additional US $ 500 of the for each dependent of the applicant.
Visa 9 – III Investor in company shares (Non-anonymous):
For this type of visa it is necessary that the capital invested by the applicant is exclusively in activities of industry, agriculture, livestock or export trade for a minimum amount of $ 30,000 dollars:
Visa 9: III Investor – Individual owned business:
For this type of visa is necessary a Commercial Registration registered in the Mercantile Registry of the corresponding city. The capital invested by the applicant will be exclusively in activities of industry, agriculture, livestock or export trade for a minimum amount of $ 30,000 dollars.
Visa 9 – IV General Attorney (Companies domiciled in the country):
For this type of visa is necessary an indefinite General Power in favor of the applicant with the faculties of legal representation, judicial and extrajudicial, registered in the Mercantile Registry of the core city. The company must have a minimum paid-up capital of US $ 25,000 or at least US $ 100,000 from in fixed assets:
Visa 9 – IV General Attorney (Companies that are going to be domiciled in the country).
For this type of visa is necessary an indefinite general Power of attorney in favor of the applicant with legal, judicial and extrajudicial representation:
Visa 9: IV Foreign Press:
For this type of visa is necessary a document of the endorsement granted by the National Secretariat of Communication (SECOM), an entity attached to the Presidency of the Republic.
Visa 9: IV Employment Contract:
For this type of visa it is necessary to give notice of registration at the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security. As well as a Certificate of fulfillment of obligations of the legal or natural person contracting with the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security.
Visa 9 IV: Religious:
For this type of visa is necessary a certificate signed by the legal representative of the religious organization that indicates that the foreign person belongs to that organization and the position that he is to perform in Ecuador. As well as a certificate issued by a competent authority, which determines that the religious organization keeps active its legal status and the indication of the name of its legal representative.
Visa 9: V Professional:
For this type of visa it is necessary to have a professional title registered in the corresponding Ecuadorian public institution.
Visa 9: VI Amparo in Ecuadorian Citizens:
For this type of visa is necessary the Citizen’s Certificate and ballot of the protector. As well as documents establishing the marriage bond or kinship up to the second degree of consanguinity or affinity, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, apostilled or notarized, if legalized in the case of being issued abroad. When the foster is a single parent, divorcee or parent who DOES NOT have custody of the minor, he / she must submit a certified copy of the voluntary alimony to the child, made before the Child and Adolescent Court or Certified copy of the sentence that regulates the pension of the minor of protection. If there is an act of mediation in a mediation and arbitration center, attach the record of the last payment or deposit.
Visa 9 – VI Amparo in immigrant foreign citizens in Ecuador:
For this type of visa is necessary the identity card of the protector. As well as the Documents that establish the marriage bond or kinship to the second degree of consanguinity or affinity, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, apostilled or notarized, if legalized in case they are issued abroad. The foreign protector who wishes to protect persons other than his or her spouse or children must prove their economic solvency to meet the needs of the protected, which will be justified by documents such as: IESS work contract or mechanized, certified statements by the bank for the past three months, in which monthly income equivalent to $ 800 is shown for the first covered non-spouse or child and $ 100 for each additional person , In cases of accounts of foreign banks, these must be certified by an official of the Ecuadorian foreign service of the country where the document or concurrent for that country has been issued.
These are the six types of visas available to stay in Ecuador permanently.
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