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Ecuador

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestRT-PCR/certificate required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineIn some cases
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: August 22, 2021
Reviewed: October 22, 2021
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TripsGuard is getting information from hundreds of different sources – our information might not be 100% accurate and you should always do further checks before making plans.

General

Some flights to Ecuador have resumed, while land borders remain closed and domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Can I travel to Ecuador?

  • Flights to Ecuador have resumed in limited capacity.
  • Land borders with Colombia and Peru remain closed.
  • All ports remain closed.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Ecuador?

  • Anyone arriving to Ecuador with symptoms, will be tested upon arrival and might be required to quarantine for 10 days.
  • Arrivals from Brazil, India or those whose test result is positive need to quarantine for 10 days.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Ecuador?

  • Anyone arriving to Ecuador will be required to present a negative RT-PCR test from no more than 72 hours prior to departure.
  • Fully vaccinated travelers may present proof of vaccination instead.
  • Arrivals from Brazil or India must present a negative result from an RT-PCR test taken no more than 72 hours, regardless of whether they are fully vaccinated.
  • Arrivals showing symptoms will be tested upon arrival.
  • Those wishing to travel to the Galapagos will be required to present a negative PCR test from no more than 96 hours before arrival.
  • All arrival will be required to fill a health declaration.

Is public transportation open in Ecuador?

Public transportation in Ecuador is operating in reduced capacity.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Ecuador?

  • Restaurants in Ecuador are open in limited capacity and under social distancing measurements.
  • Bars are closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in Ecuador?

  • Most nonessential businesses and attractions in most of Ecuador are open, under capacity limitations and social distancing requirements.
  • Gyms remain closed, and public shows remain suspended.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Ecuador?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.

Sources

  1. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/ecuador
  2. https://ec.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information-ecu-2/
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