International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

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

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
19.47
Increased by-1.61
at 12/3/2021
Vaccinated
77.12%
Increased by1.20%
at 12/1/2021
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

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

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 16.

Land and sea borders remain closed.

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COE Ecuador
Start Date
12/1/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before boarding their flight to Ecuador.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 2.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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COE Ecuador
Start Date
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Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for travelers going to the Galapagos Islands

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

Travelers going to the Galapagos Islands must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before boarding their flight to the Galapagos Islands.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 2.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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COE Ecuador
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form online before departure to Ecuador. Travelers who are unable to complete the form online must submit a physical form to the Ministry of Health officials on arrival in Ecuador.

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COE Ecuador
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers must be fully vaccinated to travel to Ecuador. Travelers must have a vaccination certificate showing they received all doses required of a vaccine a minimum of 14 days before arrival.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 16.
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COE Ecuador
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On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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Description

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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US Embassy for Ecuador
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Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

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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Description

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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Description

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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Description

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
19.47
Increased by-1.61
at 12/3/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
9.60%
Increased by-1.70%
at 11/29/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
77.12%
Increased by1.20%
at 12/1/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
13,796,237
Increased by215,846
at 12/1/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.59
Increased by-0.02
at 12/1/2021

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

Local Guidelines

Proof of vaccination or negative test result will be required to access facilities and establishments or to attend events. 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
12/4/2021

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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Operating
Severity
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Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open for vaccinated customers or those with proof of a negative test result.

Bars

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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open for vaccinated customers or those with proof of a negative test result.

Nightclubs

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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Nightclubs are open for vaccinated customers or those with proof of a negative test result.

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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