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Living in Ecuador guide

Find out all you need to know to relocate and live in Ecuador with the expat guide

Generalities

General information

Formalities

Visas, passports and entry requirements

Visas

Work visas, work permits, working holiday visas and residence permits

Work

Labour market, how to find a job

Accommodation

How to rent a house or an apartment, leases and rental agreements

Study

Student visa, University registration

Health care

Public and private health systems

Bank

Open and manage a bank account

Tax

Tax system, income tax

Transports

Train, bus, plane, car rental

Driver's licence

Driving requirements

Removal

moving, formalities and useful tips

Communications

Phone line, internet provider, post office

Leisure

Sports, leisure and cultural activities
Latest articles

The city of Guayaquil has been working on making itself attractive to foreigners. And it's worked, since you're looking for a job there!

If you are about to settle in Ecuador, you are advised to hire international removal experts. They will take care of related formalities on your behal

How simple or complicated is it for an expat to cover the distance from point A to point B in Ecuador? See how to navigate the transport system.

Living in Ecuador does not exclude keeping connected with the world at large. What are the phone and internet options available in the country?

Questions and answers about Ecuador

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Expatriate health insurance in Ecuador

Free advice and quotation service to choose an expat health insurance in Ecuador

Moving to Ecuador

Find tips from professionals about moving to Ecuador

Travel insurance in Ecuador

Enjoy a stress-free travel across Ecuador

Flights to Ecuador

Find the best prices for your flight tickets to Ecuador

International Money Transfer

Currency Exchange and Money Transfer Specialists