If you are thinking of traveling to another country, one of the most important questions that arises is whether you will need a VISA to enter that particular country.

The question of whether you need a VISA or not to travel to Ecuador will largely depend on the country where you are coming from.

In this article, I am going to help you understand whether a citizen from your country requires a VISA or not.

Based on the information from the ministry of foreign affairs of Ecuador, people coming from these 32 countries must present a VISA to be permitted into Ecuador.







7. Philippines


9. Ghana

10. Guinea

11. Kenya

12. India


14. Iran


16. Nigeria

17. Pakistan


19. Democratic Republic of Congo

20. Democratic Republic of Korea



23.Sri Lanka


25. Venezuela


27. Yemen

28. Haiti

29. Republic of Congo

30. Mali

31.Ivory Coast

32. Myanmar

Important to note

For Haiti, nationals must present a complete tourist registration before coming to Ecuador. Learn more

Nationals from South America Nations(Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela) are granted access with a National ID.

Nationals from other countries that are not listed do not require a VISA to enter into Ecuador. They acquire the VISA on arrival.

What are the requirements for entering or exiting Ecuador by foreigners ?

Any foreigner who wishes to enter or exit  Ecuador must abide by the following –

1. Valid and current travel document or identification document (6 months minimum).

2. Registration of entry or exit in a format defined by the immigration control authority.

3. Valid visa for cases established by law or the human mobility authority.

4. The immigration control agent must verify the immigration status invoked by the foreign person at the time of their presentation at the official immigration control point.

5.A COVID 19  vaccination certificate to acknowledge your immunization against COVID 19.

You have to refer to the list of countries above to find out whether a citizen from your country needs a VISA or not.


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