Ecuador Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Ecuador
Capital city: Quito
Currency: United States Dollar (USD)
Local time: GMT - 5/-6
Telephone code: + 593
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import:1. 400 cigarettes, 500 grams of tobacco and 25 cigars;2. 3 liters of alcoholic beverages pe... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Nationals of Ecuador and the USA may import firearms and ammunition if holding a permit issued by a consulate of Ecuador.... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of reasonable quantities of cigarettes, tobacco and national alcoholic beverages. Prohibited: gold bars, antiques, nar... More information


Require health certificate issued by an authorized government veterinarian within 10 days of departure and approved by the local health authorities... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Ecuador.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (United States Dollar-USD) and f... More information

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