June 26, 2016


FBI and State Level Reports


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs asks for a Background check to everyone applying for a residency

visa here in Ecuador from the place they lived in the last 5 years. In the case of the United States,

because this country has a federal, state a...

June 25, 2016


When a person with a Ecuadorian residency visa goes to obtain his/her cédula (Ecuadorian ID card) for the first time, needs to say in which city & country he/she was born. ​


It is possible that the city you were born is not registered on the system so, you have t...

June 19, 2016

Ministry of Labor System


The Ministry of labor regulates the work contracts in Ecuador. It is important to have a contract, so

the company can stipulate the workers obligations and its own obligations in case there is any

conflict that ends up the labor relationship.



June 18, 2016

 When you want to start your own business here is a great option that you probably didn´t know, and will help to keep your costs very low at the begining.



It is a voluntary Involvement regime. It replaces the VAT and income tax payments through monthly payments who...

June 12, 2016

Following the April 16th earthquake, basic services in Bahia may not make sense for many condo owners as many have been slated as inhabitable for at least the next year. In the meantime, without taking action, clients will continue to be charged for the service to some...

June 11, 2016


At EcuaAssist we recommend that the person interested in purchasing a property in a project that is still under construction follow these general rules:

1.- If the Construction Company is complying with all its obligations w...

June 6, 2016

Today we were notified by the prestigious The Global Law Experts anual awards committee based in London, United Kingdom, The Global Law Experts has conducted its extensive nomination and research process for the 7th Annual Global Law Experts Awards. The listed candidat...

June 4, 2016


On April 12th, the advisory board of immigration policy of Ecuador, met and issued the new policies and regulations in the Ecuadorian immigration system.  The requirements of stay and limits to stay out the country and maintain resident status remains the same. 



June 2, 2016

Now you can buy alcohol on Sundays....


Beginning May 31st 2016, by ministerial agreement 7231, the Ministry of Government approved the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays in convenience stores, gas stations and supermarkets. Alcoholic beverages can only be consumed...

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