Ecuador visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Ecuador

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Ecuadorean Visa.


  • A Nigerian passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (2 x 2” dimension) taken in white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Copy of return flight ticket
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • A police report showing the traveler does not have a criminal record.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.

Ecuador Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Ecuador


Ecuador is a country with vast natural and cultural wealth. The country has four diverse regions which have a hundred of thousands of species of flora and fauna. There are about 1640 species of birds, 4,500 species of butterflies, 345 reptiles, 358 amphibians, and 258 mammals among others. Wildlife lovers will definitely be attracted by the famous Galapagos Islands with its volcanic landscapes. Tourists can see massive tortoises, marine iguanas, doe-eyed sea lions, prancing blue-footed boobies and other unusual species of animals. A lot of white-sand beaches are scattered around cities across the country for tourists to engage in various activities of their choice. National parks which are open for tourists to take part in activities such as mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking amongst others. Tourists visiting the country are sure to enjoy their time with the plethora of activities on offer.
 
Tourism is one of the most important sectors in the economy of the country. In 2013, a total of 1,366,267 foreigners visited the country. The Ecuadorean government is putting in a lot of effort to ensure that the country receives much more tourists in the years to come.
 
Any crime relating to the trafficking or use of illegal drugs is greatly frowned at. Studies have shown that over 90 % of foreign prisoners are in jail for drug-related crimes.

Types of Ecuador Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 14 days 90 days
Business visa 14 days 90 days
Student visa 14 days 6 months

General Requirements for Ecuador Visa


  • A Nigerian passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (2 x 2” dimension) taken in white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Copy of return flight ticket
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • A police report showing the traveler does not have a criminal record.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.

Ecuador Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

130.00 (USD)

Business visa

130.00 (USD)

Student visa

130.00 (USD)

Ecuador Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Abuja

Address: Plot 302-303, Ao. Central Area, Abuja - Nigeria

Website: nigeria.embassy.gov.ec

Email: ecunigeria@cancileria.gob.ecembecunigeria@hotmail.com

Phone: (+234) (9) 461 1355

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the currency used in Ecuador??
On January 9, President Jamil Mahuad announced that the US dollar would be adopted as Ecuador's official currency.

Where is Ecuador located??
Ecuador is located in South America. It is surrounded by Peru to the South and East and Colombia to the North.

How rich is Ecuador??
Ecuador is a poor country. Thirty-five percent of its population lived in poverty in 1994 and an additional seventeen percent were highly vulnerable to poverty.

How safe is Ecuador to travel to??
Many tourists travel to Ecuador without any incident each year. It is recommended still that travelers always apply common sense while in the country.

What is the capital of Ecuador??
The capital city of Ecuador is Quito. It was formerly called the San Francisco de Quito. Quito is the second most populous city in Ecuador after Guayaquil.

whats the amount is going to cost me to travel to Ecuador with student visa.?
Dorathy fintan

1 year ago

To settle with my family of 5 how much is it going to cost me.


How much does it cost to travel to Ecuador??
Ebuka Nnadi

2 years ago

Planing to visit Ecuador.. I need details


What will it take me to get an Ecuador tourist visa by November this year?

How much is Ecuador visa In Nigeria and how can i get it?
gbenga atoyebi

1 year ago

how much is Ecuador visa in Nigeria and can l get it

gbenga atoyebi

1 year ago

how much is Ecuador visa in Nigeria and can l get it


Pls, is there going to be an oral interview or biometric for this Ecuador visa? Thank you?
Osakue Ohenhen Emmanuel

1 year ago

Pls, is there going to be an oral interview or biometric for this Ecuador visa.


I want to know how can I apply for my family Visa package?

The copy of return flight ticket is it reservation or booked one?

How can I get Ecuador tourist visa with Nigerian passport, and is it assured that I will get the visa after providing all the necessary requirements written here, and must I come in person for an interview?

Please I need a guideline on how to proceed a tourist visa to Ecuador. Thanks.?
Jenny

1 week ago

Please how do I apply from nigeria


How long can my visa take before it will be out here in Nigeria???

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I am a Nigerian and I will like to apply for Ecuador visa how can I start and what are the process?

Please I want to find out if Ecuador is really visa free for Nigerians?

I want to relocate to Ecuador with my family, which visa should I apply for?

Good day sir is Nigerian passport visa free to Ecuador.?

I am a Nigerian in Nigeria, how can you help me secure tourist visa to visited Ecuador? Thanks as I await your response?
Badmus Obafemi Abiodun

6 days ago

Hi, have you been replied about your Ecuador trip as i need info too please


Do I need a Visa to visit Ecuador if I have a Nigerian Passport but have my Canadian Permanent residence??

How can I get Ecuador tourist visa with Nigerian passport, and is it assured that I will get the visa after providing all the necessary requirements written here, and must I come in person for an interview??

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Actual amount traveling from Nigeria to Equado for a students visa and how to get it?