Third Bilateral Consular and Migration Dialogue

JOINT STATEMENT United States and Ecuador Convene Third Bilateral Consular and Migration Dialogue December 11, 2020 The United States and Ecuador convened the third Bilateral Consular and Migration Dialogue on December 11, 2020, in accordance with the June 2018 commitment between Ecuador’s President Lenín Moreno and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to expand bilateral dialogue …

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CLARIFYING THE AVAILABILTY OF VISA APPOINTMENTS

Due to the effects of the pandemic, the U.S. Mission to Ecuador is currently unable to process most routine, non-immigrant visa applications, including those for first time B (tourist) visa applications. However, our consular sections are processing nonimmigrant visa renewals and emergency appointments, and the Consulate General in Guayaquil continues to process a limited number …

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Specific inquiries about visas during COVID-19

Current Visa Services Quito Nonimmigrant Visas: Interview Waiver Cases only Guayaquil Nonimmigrant Visas: Interview Waiver Cases, F, M, J, C1/D visa applications, as well as limited H, L, O, P, Q, R, and E visa applications. Immigrant Visas: IH, IR1,IR2, CR1, CR2 and K visas Neither Quito nor Guayaquil are processing routine or new B1/B2 …

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Notice about routine services at the U.S. Embassy Quito on October 9, 2019

On Wednesday, October 9, Embassy Quito and Consulate Guayaquil will be closed for all visa and routine U.S. citizen services. The Embassy and Consulate Consular Sections will be open for emergency U.S. citizen services only. If you had a visa appointment for October 9, please check your email for instructions on how to reschedule.

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Notice about routine services at the U.S. Embassy Quito on October 4, 2019

On Friday, October 4, Embassy Quito will be closed for all visa and routine U.S. citizen services. The Consular Section will be open for emergency U.S. citizen services only. If you had a visa appointment for October 4 please check your email for instructions on how to reschedule.

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New Entry Period for Diversity Visa Program DV-2019

Due to technical issues, the registration period for DV-2019 is being restarted, and all entries made prior to October 18, 2017, will need to be resubmitted for the entrant to be considered. We regret the inconvenience to Diversity Visa entrants. In order to ensure fairness and protect the integrity of the process for all those …

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Assistant Secretary Bond Travelled to Ecuador

Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond travelled  to Ecuador May 16-19 to review consular operations at the U.S. Embassy in Quito and the U.S. Consulate General in Guayaquil. In Quito, Assistant Secretary Bond met with senior Ecuadorian officials to discuss cooperation on international parental child abductions and efforts to strengthen people-to-people ties. En …

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Instructions on New Visa Renewal Process via DHL

The Consular Section of the Embassy in Quito and the US General Consulate in Guayaquil, in order to enhance our customer’s experience, have made several improvements to our processes. These include expanding the interview waiver for non-immigrant visas, and offering a more efficient process. As of July 6: Applicant will not be required to be …

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