RESIDENT VISA OPTIONS

Retired (2 yrs) $1,550*

Visa Processing

Pre-approval by immigration attorney

Translate documents from English to Spanish

Notarize documents in Ecuador

Government fees $450 *$200 discount over 65

Cedula processing and fees

Assistance to open a bank account

Public or private health insurance sign up

Transportation to government offices

Can leave up to 90 days each year

After 21-months can apply for permanent residency

 

Note: $1,450 Adult dependents, $750 children under 18

Professional $1,550

Degree Registration

Visa Processing

Pre-approval by immigration attorney

Translate documents from English to Spanish

Notarize documents in Ecuador

Government fees $450

Cedula processing and fees

Assistance to open a bank account

Public or private health insurance sign up

Transportation to government offices

Can leave up to 90 days each year

After 21 months can apply for permanent residency

Investor $1,550

CD or Property investment

Visa Processing

Pre-approval by immigration attorney

Translate documents from English to Spanish

Notarize documents in Ecuador

Power of Attorney for CD deposit ($40,000 min.)

Register investment with Central Bank of Ecuador

Government fees $450

Cedula processing and fees

*Property Lien Registration add $300

No restrictions on travel. All dependents benefit.

After 21-months can apply for permanent residency.

WHY YOU NEED A VISA EXPERT

Ecuador is a colorful and exciting destination and consistently voted one of the best places for expats to retire. Since 2010, Maité Durán has helped thousands of clients obtain permanent residency from around the world.

You can become a permanent resident of Ecuador by first obtaining a Temporary Resident Visa that allows you to reside in Ecuador for up to 2 years. After 21 months, you can begin the process for permanent residency.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility has made great strides to simplify the Visa process, but having proven experts at Gringo Visas who know the complexity of Visa acquisitions and the ever-changing requirements can make your transition a lot easier.

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