All travellers must have a passport valid for at least six months before arriving in Ecuador. They must also have a return ticket to their country of origin or to another destination.
Citizens of the following countries require a visa to enter Ecuador: Algeria, Bangladesh, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, North and South Korea, Lebanon, Libya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Vietnam, and Yemen.
To enter the country, visitors must fill in an international embarkation - disembarkation form. It is important to keep it with your passport.
Travellers should have their passports with them during their stay in Ecuador to avoid problems with the authorities who may want to see it. A copy is not acceptable.
Those who wish to stay in the country longer than 90 days have to fill out the corresponding paperwork in an Ecuadorian Consulate.
If the traveller enters Ecuador as a tourist it is not possible to change visa status while they are in the country.