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Specific inquiries about visas during COVID-19

Visa Services As of August 3, 2020, the United States Embassy and Consulate in Ecuador resumed limited nonimmigrant visa services, including visa renewals that meet the criteria for waiving the in-person interview requirement.  Additionally, the Consulate in Guayaquil resumed other limited immigrant and nonimmigrant visa services, including: IR/CR1s and IR/CR2 immigrant visas, and F, M, and certain J nonimmigrant visas. MRV Fees: The U.S. ...
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USTDA Supports Ecuador’s Power Grid Control Center

Quito, Ecuador – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a technical assistance grant to Ecuador’s National Electricity Operator (CENACE) that will enhance the real-time management of the country’s electricity grid and improve the stability and reliability of its power supply network. “Ecuador has ambitious plans to expand its transmission network and interconnections with Colombia ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 09/01/20 Country-Specific Information: Ecuador has confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in all 24 provinces. On August 6, the U.S. Department of State removed the Global Health Advisory Level 4. Ecuador is now listed as Level 3: Reconsider Travel. The Government of Ecuador provides coronavirus-related information at this website: https://www.coronavirusecuador.com .  The most up to ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Returning your Ballot for the November 3 Elections

Message for U.S. Citizens September 3, 2020 Returning your Ballot for the November 3 Elections You now have less than 60 days until Election Day: November 3, 2020.  We recommend overseas voters return their ballots 45 days before their state’s deadline to give ample time for the ballot to reach the United States. You may submit ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: American Citizen Services Newsletter

Message for U.S. Citizens September 2, 2020 American Citizen Services Newsletter We are pleased to present the September 2020 issue of the American Citizen Services (ACS) Newsletter. Articles in this issue include: President Moreno’s White House Visit A Message from Ambassador Michael J. Fitzpatrick Voting from Overseas COVID-19: How to Stay Safe and Ecuador Border ...
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