Ecuador

COVID requirements for travel to Ecuador

US citizens can travel to Ecuador as of September 2020.

1) All individuals who arrive in the country must present a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result, taken no more than 10 days prior to entry into the country. 

2) The negative test will allow the tourist to visit the country in general without avoiding quarantine and isolation.

3) Individuals who do not have a negative RT-PCR test must take a RT-PCR test upon arrival at the airport, paying the respective cost, and inmediately begin mandatory isolation at one of the hotels authorized by the National COE until test results are received. If that test comes back negative, tourists may start their trip throughout Ecuador.

4) Individuals who present symptoms of COVID upon arrival to Ecuador despite having a negative RT-PCR test must take a RT-PCR test upon arrival at the airport, paying the respective cost, and begin mandatory isolation at one of the hotels authorized by the National COE. If the test comes back negative, tourists may begin their excursion in Ecuador.

5) For travelers under 12 years of age, a negative RT-PCR test is not required for entry into Ecuador and the Galapagos.

Requirements for entry to the Galapagos Island

1)Travel insurance with medical coverage.
 
2) A certificate of a negative RT-PCR test taken within 96 hours prior to the flight. An international certificate of a negative test may be used provided it was issued within 96 hours of entry to the islands.
 
3) A safe conduct certificate issued by Galapagos Luxury Charters.
 
4) TCT (Migratory Control Card). Mandatory issuance through Galapagos Luxury Charter