Archive for January, 2008

Ecuador Customs and Immigration Forms

Ecuador Customs and Immigration Forms

Before your trip to Ecuador you might like to take a look at the forms for customs and immigration. You can click on these images for a larger view.This is the immigration form: This is the customs form:   These forms are partially complete as an example only. If you […]

by January 30, 2008 3 comments Ecuador Border Crossing
Permiso de Salida No Longer Required

Permiso de Salida No Longer Required

The “Permiso de Salida” or “permission to exit the country” is a document that was previously required in order to leave Ecuador. This document was issued by the national police and was required for both residents and citizens of Ecuador. Jason and I went to the Subjefatura de Migracion in […]

by January 29, 2008 2 comments Ecuador Residency Visa
Censo for Residents of Ecuador

Censo for Residents of Ecuador

The “Censo” or “Certificado de Empadronamiento” is a document that needs to be renewed each year for residents of Ecuador. Your first experience with the “Censo” will most likely be associated with your resident visa process because this document is a requirement for the “Cedula” (national I.D. card). The Censo […]

by January 29, 2008 3 comments Ecuador Residency Visa

Update on Ecuador Residency Visa–Police Check

I checked with a few sources today and found out that a police report is necessary for each person wanting to apply for an Ecuador Residency Visa. To get this police check, go to your local police station or state highway patrol and request them to run a back ground […]

by January 28, 2008 1 comment Ecuador Residency Visa

Question regarding Ecuador Residency Visas

Pro-Ecuador.com received the following question about Ecuador residency Visas: We are planning to move to Ecuador in a few months. I’m 51 and retired; my wife is 49. We’ll be bringing 6 of our children with us. Should I start the retiree resident visa process at the consulate here or […]