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After months of discussion, rumors and debate, the Human Mobility Act (Ley de Movilidad Humana) was signed into law on January 28, 2017 by President Correa while in Barcelona, Spain. On February 6, 2017 it was published in the Registro Oficial (Official Registry). Update (February 6, 2017): The new law "Ley de Movilidad Humana" was published in [...]

7 Types of Ecuador PR Visas (Permanent Resident)

Living in Ecuador

This guest post about Ecuador pr visas is by Grace Velastegui of Idrovo & Velastegui Attorneys at Law located in Cuenca, Ecuador. Visit their page to learn more about them or ask a question. Update (February 11, 2017): The law has since changed. See the most recent rules and how they will affect incoming expats. In recent [...]

Do I Have to Register My Marriage in Ecuador?

Ecuador Facts, Living in Ecuador

This post, with updated legal requirements for Ecuadorian visas for permanent residency, has been contributed by Nelson Idrovo, Attorney at Law. Along with his wife Grace Velastegui, Nelson runs Idrovo & Velastegui – a Cuenca Law Office. We have had many inquiries from clients and friends regarding the necessity to register your marriage in Ecuador due to [...]

Update to Ecuador's 9-I Pensioners Visa (Visa de Rentista)

Living in Ecuador

This post, with updated legal requirements for Ecuadorian visas for permanent residency, has been contributed by Nelson Idrovo, Attorney at Law. Along with his wife Grace Velastegui, Nelson runs Idrovo & Velastegui – a Cuenca Law Office. There has been an update to one of Ecuador's six permanent residency visas. I'll let Nelson explain: “This is to [...]

Ecuador Citizenship Requirements: Ecuador Naturalization Update

Living in Ecuador

This post, with updated legal requirements for Ecuadorian visas for permanent residency, has been contributed by Nelson Idrovo, Attorney at Law. Along with his wife Grace Velastegui, Nelson runs Idrovo & Velastegui – a Cuenca Law Office. For permanent residents of Ecuador thinking of applying for naturalization after 3 years of residency, as of February 1, 2015, [...]

This post, with updated legal requirements for Ecuadorian visas for permanent residency, has been contributed by Grace Velastegui, Attorney at Law. Along with her husband Nelson, Grace runs Idrovo & Velastegui – a Cuenca Law Office. Update (July 3, 2015):  "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has changed the rule again regarding Police Reports for residency application.  [...]

Cell phones are expensive in Ecuador. As a result, many expats and travelers bring a phone with them. Not only is it less expensive but you can also have the latest technology. Importation restrictions and bans have limited the availability of reasonably priced phones. If you are planning on bringing a phone, there are a few things [...]

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