July 29, 2019


Mediante Decreto Ejecutivo No.826 firmado por el Presidente de la República del Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, el 25 de Julio del 2019 y publicado en suplemento del Registro Oficial número 6 de fecha 26 de Julio del 2019. Y en b...

May 13, 2019

There is good news for foreign investors in Ecuador with residency visas or for those who are seeking to obtain a residency visa based on investment (Certificate of Deposit, Real Estate or Company Shares), since the Organic Law of Productive Development (Ley de Fomento...

June 14, 2018

Desde Abril de este año 2018, la oficina de migración del Ministerio del Interior de Ecuador, empezó a notificar a los extranjeros que hayan cometido faltas migratorias con el pago de multas que van desde un salario básico unificado hasta cinco salarios básicos unifica...

August 6, 2017

On August 3rd, President Lenin Moreno signed presidential decree No. 111 which includes the Regulation of the Human Mobility Act (Ley Orgánica de Movilidad Humana). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador will exercise the stewardship of visas and human mobility, wh...

May 13, 2017

Common law in Ecuador

In the last week we have received hundreds of questions at our info@ecuaassist.com account, regarding the new changes for health insurance in Ecuador, enrolling in IESS, and premium rates and duties. It was brought to our attention that there are m...

February 18, 2017

Since February 6th 2017 the new Human Movility law (Ley de Movilidad Humana) become effective and the immigration laws of Ecuador ruling from the 70´s were derogated, in this informative capsule we are going to explain in a very simple and straight forward way how the...

February 6, 2017

Download here the new Ley de Movilidad Humana 2017, copy and paste the address into your browser:



This law recognizes the right of people to mobility: emigration, immigration, transit, shelter, asyl...

January 17, 2017

The prestigious international business publishing has recognized EcuaAssist with the 2017 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award - Immigration Law Firm of the Year.

Corporate Intl Magazine Global publications work along with thousands of  business leaders and decision mak...

July 16, 2016

In Ecuador the payment of the municipal property must be made every year since January first, and it is important to know how much you have to pay based on what the law authorizes the municipalities to charge for taxes to real estate properties, with this said real est...

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. 



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