Ecuador is located in the western corner at the top of the South American continent. Ecuador is named after the Equator, the imaginary line around the Earth that splits the country in two. Most of the country is in the Southern Hemisphere.
Ecuador is roughly the size of Colorado and is bordered by Colombia and Peru. The high Andes Mountains form the backbone of the country. Cotopaxi in the Andes is the highest active volcano in the world.
The Galápagos Islands, 596 miles (960 kilometers) west of the mainland of Ecuador are part of Ecuador and are home to unique reptiles, birds, and plants. The Costa, or coastal plain region is where many of the world’s bananas are grown. The Sierra is also made up of farmland. The Oriente is east of the Andes and is rich in oil.
Minimum investment of $80.000
Acces to one of the most attractives economies in South America
An economy based of exports of petroleum, bananas, shrimp, flowers, and other primary agricultural products
Possibility to apply for Citizenship after 3 years of residency
Ecuador investment visa requirements: eligible investments
Among the Ecuador investment visa requirements you will have to meet are minimum investment requirements. As such, you will need to be able to present at least one of the following pieces of evidence: • A title, policy or certificate of deposit with a minimum term of seven hundred and thirty days, issued by a credit institution recognized by the banking authorities of Ecuador of a minimum amount $40,000 (all figures in USD). • A deed of ownership of a property with a minimum value of $80,000 that is located in Ecuador and is registered in any Property Registry within the country. • Shares in an Ecuadorian company, with a minimum value of $10,000. • Copy of public deed of an investment contract signed with the Ecuadorian State, and which is in force. • Copy of a delegated management deed signed with entities of the central or decentralized autonomous governments, and which is in force.
Officially referred to as the Rentista for Remote Work Visa, this visa is excellent for remote workers and digital nomads who are looking for a change of scenery. Ecuador’s digital nomad visa allows remote workers to live in the country for up to two years.
With a low cost of living and a high-quality lifestyle the applicants can also bring their spouses and dependents with them to Ecuador with this visa. Another benefit is that,Those who obtain the Ecuador digital nomad visa will not be liable to pay tax on income earned outside of Ecuador too.
Digital Nomad Visa
- Valid Passport: Your passport must be valid for at least six months when applying.
- Work Remotely: You must work as an employee, freelancer, or own a business located outside of Ecuador.
- Earn $1,275/month: You must meet the minimum income requirement, which is 3x the basic salary in Ecuador.
- For each dependent, the income minimum increases by $250.
- Health Insurance Coverage: You must have health insurance coverage in Ecuador.
- Clean Criminal Record: You must not have any marks on your criminal record.
Steps to follow
Step 1 - Preliminary Check:
Our specialized team will review the documentation submitted to verify that the immigration requirements are met. In addition, we will verify the transparency of investment funds. As a result, we will have a background check report and signed contract.
Step 2 - Choose of Investment:
You must select the investment option that most convinces and suits you, so that later we can start the process. If you decide to obtain residency through real estate investment, we will help you choose your property based on your needs and desires.