U.S. Citizen Voting Town Hall in Cotacachi on April 12, 2016

Message for U.S. Citizens
U.S. Citizen Voting Town Hall in Cotacachi on April 12, 2016
April 5, 2016


The Embassy of the United States of America in Quito is pleased to invite you to a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, April 12, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Municipal Theater in Cotacachi, located at Bolivar y 10 de Agosto.  The Town Hall will feature information about absentee voting, to include remarks from J. Scott Wiedmann, Director of Communications and Outreach, Federal Voting Assistance Program, who is visiting from the United States.


During the Town Hall, Embassy officials will accept absentee ballots or absentee voting applications, ONLY in a U.S. postage-paid unsealed addressed envelope, to mail to the United States.  For voting applications and postage-paid envelope templates, as well as other information on absentee voting, please visit www.fvap.gov.


We request you RSVP by email to ACSQuito@state.gov.  Please pass on the word to other U.S. citizens.  We look forward to seeing you!

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Ecuador enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program. STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. Embassy or nearest U.S. Consulate to contact you in an emergency. If you don’t have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department’s website, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution.  Read the Country Specific Information for Ecuador. For additional information, please refer to our “Traveler’s Checklist” page. Updated information on travel and security in Ecuador may also be obtained from the Department of State by calling 1-888-407-4747 within the United States or by calling 1-202-501-4444 outside the United States.

Contact information


U.S. Embassy Quito
Avigiras E12-170 y Eloy Alfaro
hone: +593-2-398-5000
E-mail: ACSQuito@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General Guayaquil
Avenida Jose Rodriguez Bonin and Calle Santa Ana, San Eduardo
Phone: +593-4-371-7000
E-mail: ACSGuayaquil@state.gov

Dialing instructions within Ecuador:

  • Within the same city and from a land line use the last seven digits.
  • For calls from a mobile phone and for intercity telephone calls add the city code preceded by a 0.

Dialing instructions from the United States:

  • Add the 011 prefix for an international long distance line.

For after-hours emergencies, call the phone numbers listed above for assistance