The U.S. Consulate General in Guayaquil is pleased to announce that representatives from the Consulate will offer notarial services and accept passport applications in Vilcabamba on October 25, 2023, and in Loja on October 26, 2023.


Where:           Charlito’s

Jose David Toledo and Luis Fernando De La Vega, Vilcabamba

When:             Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Please schedule your appointment using the following link:


 Where:           Global Quality English School

Calle Cariamanga 156-18 y Sucre esquina, Loja

When:             Thursday, October 26, 2023, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Please schedule your appointment using the following link:

Please bring applications correctly filled out, along with originals and photocopies of citizenship documents (passport, birth certificate and age progression photos for children under the age of 16 and IDs of parents).  Visit our website for forms and step-by-step instructions:


***IMPORTANT: Payment for notarial and passport applications can only be accepted in the form of a cashier’s check (in Spanish “CHEQUE DE GERENCIA” or “CHEQUE DE EMERGENCIA”) from any Ecuadorian bank.  The cashier’s check should be written out to U.S. Disbursing Officer and may be obtained from any Ecuadorian bank if one has an account at that bank.  We regret that we are not able to accept any other type of payment during our outreach visits.  If your bank requires the Embassy’s RUC, it is 1791845986001.

For information on the fees for each type of service, please visit  Each notarial service has a fee of $50.00 per consul’s signature.  Please keep in mind that some documents may require more than one signature; if you seek to notarize such a document, please come prepared to pay $50.00 for each signature.