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The premier legal service team for Ecuador's
new residents and long-term expatriates.

Full English language support.

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Why Use EcuadorVisas?

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100% Guaranteed

Clients1 seeking Temporary or Permanent Ecuadorian Visas will receive a full refund if we are not successful in securing your visa.

1Applies to clients that have cooperated with EcuadorVisas' reasonable requests and provided necessary documents.

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Fully Licensed Attorney

We are NOT just facilitators and translators. We have a fully licensed attorney on staff who is an expert on the latest Ecuadorian Laws. We can help you navigate any Ecuadorian legal challenges.

As a full service law firm we will be able to assist in a wide range of other legal services such as rental/real estate contract review, end of life planning, etc. We are the "One-stop shop for legal services" for expatriates.

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Awards and Recognition

Service awards and recognition from the community.

  • Won Best Attorney vote in GringoPost multiple years.
  • Won Best Visa Facilitator vote in GringoPost multiple years.
  • Our Law office has obtained more visas than any other in Cuenca.
  • Our client was the first to receive citizenship in all of Ecuador after the new Spanish Language Civil test requirement.

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Services across Ecuador and in the USA

Headquartered in Cuenca—we have agents across Ecuador including Quito, Manta, Guayaquil, Salinas, Loja, Vilcabamba, Cotacachi, and others.

We also have operations in the United States where we can assist with document processing and receive payments. We can receive documentation in the USA that we will take responsibility for safely transporting to Ecuador at no additional charge.

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Full English Support

Our lead Attorney and most of our staff are 100% fluent in English. Meetings, phone calls, and emails will all be handled promptly in excellent English.

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Satisfied Clients

Years of experience creating many happy clients. See our extensive Google Reviews and our Testimonials.

What We Do

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Visas and Immigration

Our experienced legal team can help you with all types of visas including; understanding tourist visas and tourist visa extensions, temporary residency, and permanent residency visas--as well as citizenship and naturalization.

  • Tourist Visa Consultations
  • Temporary Residency Visas
  • Permanent Residency Visas
  • Citizenship & Naturalization
  • Additional Visa services including but not limited to: Cedual Renewal, Visa Transfer (from old passport to new passport), and Visa Conversion (after 21 month residency requirement is met)
  • Quality referrals for related services
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All Other Legal Services

As a full service law firm we will be able to assist in a wide range of other legal services such as rental contract reviews, real estate due diligence and closings, end of life planning, etc.. We can also assist you in navigating Ecuadorian government, financial, and insurance institutions. If you need official government identification, driver’s licenses, banking accounts, and/or health or property insurance--we can either assist you directly or provide vetted, reliable referrals.

We are the "One-stop legal service shop" for expatriates.

  • Rental Contract Support
  • Real-estate Transaction Support
  • Wills, Trusts, and other End-of-Life planning
  • Government Identification and Licenses
  • IESS Signup
  • Bank Accounts
  • Quality referrals
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EcuadorVisas periodically offers events including live seminars in and around Ecuador and philanthropic promotions.


Resource Library

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Sara's Articles

Attorney Sara Chaca has published or contributed to many articles.

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Curated and maintained Frequently Asked Questions shares experience of others that may have traveled this path ahead of you.

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Attorney Sara Chaca co-authored the book Relocating to Ecuador : Eyes Wide OPEN with Terry Dean Roberts.

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Informational Videos

Ecuador Visas and Attorney Sara Chaca have created many useful informational videos.

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Please consider the following statements from our clients.
References can be arranged on request.