International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vanuatu to Ecuador.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
4.67
Increased by-29.56
at 11/27/2021
Vaccinated
74.80%
Increased by1.74%
at 11/21/2021
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Ecuador by air. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Land and sea borders remain closed.

Start Date
6/1/2020
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Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result to travel to Ecuador.

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Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers going to Galapagos Islands

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Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result to travel to the Galapagos Islands.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Fully vaccinated travelers must have a vaccination certificate showing they received all doses required. Travelers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before travel to Ecuador.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before departure to Ecuador. The form will also be provided by the airline.

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On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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Travelers who present symptoms of COVID-19 may be required to take a COVID-19 rapid antigen testing. If the rapid antigen test is positive, the traveler must isolate for 10 days. The isolation may take place at a private residency or hotel of the traveler’s choosing. If the rapid antigen test is negative, no isolation is required.

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Not Required

No quarantine required

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Asymptomatic travelers who do not have a travel history in India before arriving in Ecuador, are not required to quarantine on arrival.

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Mandatory

Mandatory traffic control card for the Galapagos Islands

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Travelers must complete a traffic control card issued by the Galapagos Government Council. Travelers can receive this card from the Galapagos Government Council counter located in Quito or Guayaquil airports.

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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Travelers must pass through temperature screening and a health evaluation on arrival at the airport.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers must wear masks in public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Ecuador.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
4.67
Increased by-29.56
at 11/27/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
11.30%
Increased by-1.10%
at 11/22/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
74.80%
Increased by1.74%
at 11/21/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
13,381,327
Increased by311,904
at 11/21/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.72
Decreased by0.01
at 11/25/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

A nationwide ban on public gatherings is in place. Each municipal government can adopt its own measures. More relaxed or restrictive guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. Further information, in English, can be found at https://www.gov.uk/foreig...
Checked
11/28/2021

Use of mask

Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is operating with reduced capacity. Different vehicle restrictions may apply in different regions based on the vehicle's plate numbers.

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

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Closed
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Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

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Closed
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops are open with reduced capacity and with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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