New Immigration Law in Ecuador (a.k.a. EcuadorHuman Mobility Law): Here’s What you Need to Know

The new immigration law, adopted in 2017, the “Ley de Movilidad Humana”, is currently in full force.  It replaces the previous law and was enacted to simplify the process.  Whether that goal has been achieved or not remains to be seen. Here are the law’s key components. Ecuador Tourist Visas (Ecuador Visitor Visas): Ecuador’s new immigration law permits two types of temporary visitors: Tourists/Visitors* – This includes individuals who are intending to spend up to but no more than 90 days in Ecuador during any 12 month period. The visa, which is free, is called an “Ecuador Tourist Visa T-3…

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