Ecuador: Suspension of Visa Waivers with China

Key Points  

  • Ecuador will suspend its visa waiver agreement with China due to current abuses to the agreement  


On 18 June 2024, the government of Ecuador announced the suspension of its visa waiver agreement with China. The suspension will go into effect on 1 July 2024. According to the government, this decision was a result of many nationals of China not departing after the maximum period of stay had passed.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Ecuador’s website and Envoy Global’s website for the latest updates and information.  


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