Latest entry requirements & testing procedures for Ecuador & Galapagos

ARRIVALS TO ECUADOR

Effective February 11, 2022, all visitors aged 3 and older must present certification of vaccination (a card or QR code with a certificate) against COVID-19, with the final dose administered at least 14 days prior to arrival, OR a laboratory-certified negative RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to the flight departure.

All visitors must complete and present a Traveler Health Declaration Form (one per family) prior to boarding the flight and present it to customs upon arrival in Ecuador. Alternatively, a digital form can be completed (one per person) https:// declaracionsalud-viajero.msp.gob.ec/ Upon arrival, you will be screened for symptoms including a temperature check and complete a customs form. Arriving travelers who present symptoms may be subject to a random rapid antigen test.

ARRIVALS TO GALAPAGOS

Effective February 11, 2022, all visitors aged 3 and older must present certification of vaccination (a card or QR code with a certificate) against COVID-19, with the final dose administered at least 14 days prior to arrival, OR a laboratory-certified negative RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to the flight departure.

We recommend our guests be fully vaccinated with a booster or arrive to Ecuador with a negative test result valid for entry to Galapagos. Entry requirements change frequently according to the evolution of the epidemiologic situation. Please check for the current requirements up until your departure for Ecuador and Galapagos.

CRUISE DEPARTURE DAY

Once onboard, you will be asked to complete a one-page questionnaire concerning your health and medical conditions. The Captain screens guests during the cruise with a temperature check and oxygen saturation level.

COVID TESTING FOR DEPARTING FLIGHTS

Travelers who require an Antigen test to return to their country can be tested at the airport in Quito and Guayaquil. In QUITO, VIP Medical is open 24/7at the airport. In GUAYAQUIL, VERIS lab is available on Sunday starting at 2:30 PM through a special arrangement with Ecoventura. If you depart San Cristobal SCY on Sunday after disembarkment from Galapagos Sky on AV1631, upon arrival to GYE, our Representative will meet and escort our guests to the lab’s location inside the airport. Results are available within 30 minutes. The cost is $40 and credit cards are accepted for payment.