Ecuador customs regulation

Import and Export laws of Ecuador

Ecuador is a medium sized country with around 17M Ecuadorian. Official language is Spanish. Ecuador uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is from UTC-06:00 to UTC-05:00. Currency used in Ecuador is US Dollar (USD).

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Import Regulation

Tobacco 🚬

400 cigarettes;

25 cigars; and

1 pound of tobacco.

Currency πŸ’΅

There are no restrictions on the import of currency, however amounts exceeding US$10,000 must be declared.

Prohibited β›”

Any media featuring child pornography.

Illegal narcotic drugs.

Counterfeit medical devices.

Counterfeit and pirated goods.

Chemical waste and hazardous substances.

Restricted ⚠️

Travellers may bring a maximum of 2 live pets into Ecuador. Pets should be accompanied by an animal health certificate from their country of origin, and will require an animal sanitary permit upon arrival. For further information, please visitExport and Import of Pets.

Endangered animals, plants, and their derivative products protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) may require protected species permits.

Plants and plant products require a phytosanitary certificate and a permit. For further information, please visitGeneral Coordination of Plant Protection.

Processed food must be properly sealed in non-commercial quantities, and may be subject to restriction by Agrocalidad.

Firearms, ammunition, and explosives require a permit.

Other rules ℹ️

300mL perfume per person, and 600mL perfume per family group.

Personal goods such as clothing, jewellery, toiletries, books, sporting equipment, electronics, and toys.

Medications should be accompanied by a prescription.

Gifts and personal effects up to a value of US$1999.

Export Regulation

Prohibited β›”

All items on prohibited to import list.

Restricted ⚠️

Animals are subject to certain export restrictions. For further information, please visitExport and Import of Pets.

There are no restrictions on the export of currency, however amounts exceeding US$10,000 must be declared.

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