April 21, 2021
Ecuador updates immigration guidelines related to COVID-19
When entering Ecuador, travelers from Brazil must quarantine for 10 days in authorized hotels. There are no quarantine requirements for other travelers, but they are encouraged to isolate for 15 days upon arrival.
The Ecuadorian Government updated the immigration guidelines and internal measures related to COVID-19 for travelers from Brazil.
Under the updated guidelines, all travelers from Brazil or those passing through Brazil on their way to Ecuador must quarantine for 10 days in authorized hotels, regardless of the result of a COVID-19 test when entering Ecuador. The PCR also needs to be tested 10 days before entering Ecuador.
Other travelers are strongly encouraged to isolate for 15 days upon arrival. Those travelers may self-isolate in a private residence and other locations. The guidelines and measures do not require travelers to quarantine or isolate at a government-designated location.
For more information on the immigration guidelines, see Tax Alert 2021-0534.