Welcome, U.S. Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants

You are at the official nonimmigrant (temporary) visa information and appointment website for the U.S. Embassy in Ecuador.

Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus

As of March 17, the United States Embassy in Quito and Consulate General in Guayaquil cancelled routine Immigrant and Nonimmigrant visa appointments.  From March 17 the U.S. Embassy and Consulate General are not accepting applications by Interview Waiver, Renewal for all visa categories.  We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. The MRV fee is valid and may be used for a visa application in the country where it was purchased within one year of the date of payment. If you have an urgent matter and need to travel immediately, please follow the guidance provided at https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-ec/niv/information/faqs#need_earlier_appt, email asa_contactus+ec+info+en@visaops.net, or call 593 2 382 0600 in Quito, 593 4 380 5540, 593 4 390 2550 in Guayaquil, +1 703 249 4669 from the US or skype-ec_1 if you are using Skype to request an emergency appointment.


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