Updated July 12th, 2022
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
All travelers (aged 3 years and older) arriving into the Quito or Guayaquil international airports are required to present:
- A COVID-19 vaccination card with QR code or a COVID-19 vaccination card showing the traveler received a complete series of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to entering Ecuador OR
- Copy of the negative results of an RT-PCR test that was taken within 72 hours of boarding the flight to Ecuador
You must also present a declaration of traveler health (1 per family; https://declaracionsalud-viajero.msp.gob.ec/).
Airlines are required to verify at the point of origin that the passenger has a completed vaccination card or a negative PCR test prior to boarding.
Anyone presenting symptoms of COVID upon arrival in Ecuador is required to take a rapid antigen test at the airport. If the test result is positive, they will be required to self-isolate for 10 days in an authorized hotel even if the they have presented a negative PCR test at the airport of entry.
For more specifics, please be sure to review the links below:
Ecuador entry requirements detailed by the US Embassy (Ecuador entry requirements specified here are valid for all incoming travelers, not only US citizens)
Entry requirements in English, taken from the Quito Airport's website (click the "Protocols for Commercial Passengers" link then scroll down to the section "Protocols for International Arrival Travelers")
* Note for US travelers: As of June 12, 2022, the U.S. CDC will no longer require air passengers traveling from a foreign country into the United States to show a negative COVID-19 viral test or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before they board their flight.
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