Entry requirements to Ecuador
Entry requirements to Ecuador Mainland
Before disembarking passengers must complete and sign a Traveler's Health Card, which will be given to the Ministry of Public Health.
Upon arrival, passengers must complete a letter of commitment (Special Immigration Form), by which they agree to comply with the provisions established by the authorities.
Negative result of an RT-PCR test carried out up to 10 days before entering the country. The tests carried out in Ecuador must come from a laboratory recognized by the Agency for Quality Assurance of Health Services and Prepaid Medicine (ACESS)(passengers must accept this condition before boarding).
Immediately after arriving in Ecuador, if the traveler does not have a valid RT-PCR test, they will need to perform a test at the airport on their own and comply with the APO at their hotel until the test result is obtained. If it is negative, the traveler can continue his trip as normal. If it is positive, the authorities will ask the passenger to comply with the mandatory isolation for 10 days).
For APO compliance, all costs of transportation, accommodation and food must be borne by travelers.
Before starting the trip to the Galapagos province, national or foreign tourists must have:
Identification document (identity document or passport).
Round trip air ticket to the Galapagos province.
A negative result of an RT-PCR test performed up to 96 hours before entering the Galapagos Islands. Tests that are carried out in Ecuador must be taken before the trip and comply with the
APO at their hotel until the test result is obtained. If it is negative, passenger can continue their trip, otherwise they must complete the isolation of 10 days. The tests must come from a laboratory recognized by the Quality Assurance Agency for Health Services and Prepaid Medicine (ACESS).
A safe passage issued 24 hours previous the flight, by the tour operator or the Galapagos tourist accommodation establishment that will provide services in that province. Tourism services must be contracted in establishments that have a tourism registry and established biosecurity protocols.
Traffic control card (Ingala card) issued by the Special Regime of Galapagos Government.
For visitors starting the trip in Ecuador, a health declaration form and listing the hotel or boat where they will stay. For tourists starting the trip abroad, this form will be completed upon arrival in the country.
Mandatory health insurance applies only to foreign tourists (Art. 49 of the Organic Law of the Special Regime of the Galapagos Province).
Upon arrival in the Galapagos province, all tourists must pay: Current Galapagos National Park tax for national and foreign tourists.