Ecuador is a budget-friendly and easily accessible destination for Colombians. Many like to adventure and travelling by land gives the opportunity to visit both Colombian and Ecuadorian towns until reaching Quito, Ecuador’s capital city. Some others prefer a bit more comfort and travel by plane, which is also a good, quick and very affordable option.
The reasons to visit this small but amazingly beautiful country rich in history and nature are numerous. And now after a few months of being closed down for visitors, it is again possible to travel to Ecuador and discover its wonders. It is, however, important for Colombians who wish to visit this lovely neighboring country to know that they will need to provide a PCR COVID 19 test and a Traveler Health Declaration to be able to enter Ecuador.
Continue reading because, in this next section of frequently asked questions, we will provide you with vital information about the most recent requirements and necessary documents for Colombian citizens traveling to Ecuador.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I need a COVID vaccine or vaccination certificate to enter Ecuador?
COVID-19 vaccination passports or certificates are not mandatory to enter Ecuador.
What are the requirements for citizens of Colombia visiting Ecuador during COVID-19 times?
Colombian citizens who want to visit their friendly neighboring country should follow certain biosecurity measures and protocols that have been established by Ecuador to control and prevent the spread of the virus. There are no exceptions, so if you are flying to Ecuador you must have with you at the time of arrival your biometric passport, a Traveler Health Declaration.
Do Colombians need a Traveler Health Declaration to enter Ecuador?
The Traveler Health Declaration is an essential document required to enter Ecuador but please note that this does not replace a visa in any way. The Traveler Health Declaration encloses punctual data provided by the passenger, and it indicates the health condition, flight information, and details of accommodation for the next twenty-one days, plus emergency contact info. This is a single-entry document so every time you travel to Ecuador you will need to get one.
What is a PCR COVID-19 Test?
The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test is a highly accurate diagnostic test used to detect the presence of the virus in patients by analyzing a patient’s sample that is in the majority of cases collected via a nose or throat swab. If you are planning on visiting Ecuador you won't need to have a negative PCR COVID-19 Test. Only the Traveler Health Declaration will be needed.
Do I have to quarantine when I get to Ecuador?
- Quarantine requirements: There are no quarantine requirements in Ecuador.
How can I get my Traveler Health Declaration?
To get your Ecuador Traveler Health Declaration you can apply through a safe and hassle-free process with iVisa.com. Follow these three easy steps to get yours:
How are the processing times and prices for the Traveler Health Declaration?
There are three options with different processing times and prices on iVisa.com, all of them equally good. You can choose the one that works better for you.
- Standard option, regular processing times (24 hours) and price (USD $34.99).
- Rush option, less processing time (4 hours), and a higher price (USD $88.99).
- Super rush option, pay the highest price (USD $125.99) of all three options and enjoy minimum waiting time (30 minutes).
Is iVisa.com a good option for my Traveler Health Declaration?
By reading our customer reviews you will see that iVisa.com is indeed a very good option to apply for your Traveler Health Declaration. It requires a minimum effort, is secure and guaranteed. It also has an excellent team of customer agents that can accompany you and assist you through every step.
I would like more information, where can I find it?
You can find more information by reaching out to our customer agents, who are available 24/7, and will answer your questions and provide all the information that you might need.
Apply here to obtain your Ecuador Traveler Health Declaration.