Ecuador delivers electronic visas to foreigners

As of this past week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility began to deliver electronic visas to foreign citizens who decide to stay in Ecuador temporarily or permanently, in accordance with the provisions of the current law. The electronic visa is a permanency permit, through an electronic registry, which accredits and validates the migratory status of the foreign person in Ecuador. “Ecuador is the only country in Latin America that delivers electronic visas in all categories, except diplomatic ones,” said Carlos Alberto Velastegui, undersecretary of Migratory and Consular Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility.…

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