VISA REGIME

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

A visa is not required for a stay of up to 90 days

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

A visa is not required for a tourist stay of up to 90 days

Note:

Holders of emergency travel documents in transit do not require a visa

 

ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

A person of any nationality wishing to enter Ecuador through any of the approved entry points must present either a negative RT-PRC test or antigen test performed up to three days before arrival in Ecuador, or a proof of vaccination against COVID-19 with a complete immunization schedule.
Persons under the age of two and crew members are exempt from submitting these documents.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia do not require a visa for entering Ecuador and staying for up to 90 days. Health insurance is not mandatory for entering Ecuador, but foreign tourists are recommended to get health insurance in the countries of their permanent residence.
Travellers arriving from countries with yellow fever epidemics (Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola and Uganda), and those intending to travel to the Ecuadorian part of the Amazon, will be requested to present an international certificate of vaccination upon entering the Republic of Ecuador. This means that any person arriving from countries that, according to the opinion of the World Health Organization, have a high risk of this disease, will have to be vaccinated at least 10 days prior to travel, as will tourists wishing to travel to the Ecuadorian part of the Amazon.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

No social security agreement has been signed.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

HEALTH SITUATION - Use bottled water and avoid meat and vegetables that have not been thermally processed.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is monitoring health situation trends on a daily level, particularly regarding epidemics, in Ecuador and other countries in the region. The results are published on the website www.who.int/ith. МD Travel Health publishes full health recommendations for travellers www.mdtravelhealth.com.

SECURITY SITUATION - Although there are no serious security threats, foreign tourists are advised to stay in the central parts of the city containing hotels for foreigners. Along the border areas of Ecuador and Columbia, in the Amazon jungle, there were occasional armed incidents regarding Colombian guerrilla fighters crossing into Ecuadorian territory, but this is an area foreign tourists do not visit.
In case of need, foreign nationals may contact the Consular Service of the Ecuadorian MFA for assistance (Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Comercio e Integracion, webmast@mmrree.gov.ec).

TRANSPORT - There is a well-developed transport structure that covers air and maritime transport, railways and roads.
Serbian citizens can drive motor vehicles within the territory of Ecuador if, in addition to a Serbian driver's licence, they have a valid international driving permit during the first 90 days of their stay. Thereafter they need to exchange it for an Ecuadorian driver’s licence.

OTHER - The US dollar is the official currency of Ecuador. Major payment cards, such as American Express, Diners Club, Visa, or Master Card, including those issued by Serbian banks for use abroad, are accepted in all tourist points. Daily expenses depend on the place and type of accommodation, and range from 30 to 70 USD. The daily costs of mountaineering or similar activities range from 35 to 80 USD.
The biggest tourist attraction in Ecuador is a visit to the Galapagos Islands where Charles Darwin studied the animal world and used his findings to present his theory of evolution. Special, much higher prices apply for visits to Galapagos. Tourist information can be found at www.ecuador.com, Ecuador Channel.

 

Contact information:

During your stay in Ecuador, for consular assistance and protection you may contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Brazil, located at: SES Avenida das Nações, Qd. 803, Lote 15, CEP 70409-900 BRASÍLIA D.F. BRASIL, through the telephone number: +5561/3223-72-72, +5561/3223-19-94 or e-mail: embaixadaservia@terra.com.br, covering Ecuador on a non-residential basis.