We Help Expats With Their Ecuador Legal Issues

I don't know why an expat would choose anyone else for this process.

— Deborah May

Visas, Property, Family Law & Wills in Ecuador

Expats have unique legal needs. You need a specialist legal team in your corner to help navigate your new life in Ecuador.  

Our team works exclusively with expats to help with visa, property, wills & family law issues. 

Our commitment to you: 
Experience: We've processed more than 5,000 visas. 
Quick communication: We get back to you within 24 hours, normally a lot quicker. 
Fair fees: Our fees are very competitive & we don't require 100% payment upfront. 


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Our Legal Specialities


Looking to start your new life in Ecuador? You'll need a temporary residency visa. We also help with permanent residency, citizenship & cedulas. 


Property in Ecuador is affordable. But, you'll need to do your due diligence & ensure your contract doesn't leave you exposed to any of the risks when buying property. 
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Family Law

Need help with your divorce, child custody or other family law matters? We handle your family matters efficiently and carefully so you get the best outcome. 


Taking care of your end-of-life matters is something all expats should consider. We ensure that your wishes are carried out by diligently drafting your will & other documents. 

Legal Articles

April 5, 2023
Ecuador's Immigration Amnesty: What You Need to Know

Ecuador has recently granted immigration amnesty to foreigners who are in the country with an irregular migratory situation. Through Executive Decree No. 698, President Guillermo Lasso has provided amnesty for those who have entered Ecuador through official migratory control points but are not in a legal position to stay in the country. This visa was […]

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March 31, 2023
Ecuador Decreases Residency Visa Fees by 40%

Expat Law Group is excited to share some good news with you regarding recent law changes that have decreased the price of residency visas for expats thinking of making Ecuador their home. New government fees for temporary residency visas Previously, the government fee for a temporary residency visa was $450. However, with the recent law […]

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January 6, 2023
Divorce in Ecuador: A Survival Guide for Expats

Getting a divorce in Ecuador can be a complex process, especially for expats who may not be familiar with the country's laws and procedures. This article provides an overview of this process in Ecuador, including the grounds for divorce, residency requirements, and how to file for one. We will also touch on issues related to […]

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December 29, 2022
Ecuador Retirement Visa Requirements

Hello, my name is Joseph Guznay and I am an experienced visa professional. If you are considering retiring in Ecuador, I am here to help you understand the process for obtaining an Ecuadorian Retirement Residency Visa, also known as a Pensioner, Jubilado, or Pensionado Visa. Ecuador is a stunning country located in South America that […]

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May 21, 2022
Ecuador Professional Visa

The Professional Visa is a popular option for foreigners to obtain temporary, and eventually permanent, residency. The main distinguishing feature of this visa is that the applicant must have a university degree. Professional Visa Law The laws pertaining to the Professional Visa can be found in: Articles 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, and 68 […]

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May 6, 2022
Getting a Digital Nomad Visa in Ecuador

Expat Law Group helps clients obtain temporary and permanent residency visas for Ecuador. There is a new type of visa called the Digital Nomad Visa (Rentista for Remote Work) that opens up some more avenues for entrepreneurs, digital nomads & remote workers that want to spend more than 6 months in Ecuador. We're providing the […]

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We believe in fair fees. We understand that just because you're an expat, it doesn't mean you have limitless income at your disposal.

We charge 50% upfront & 50% upon completion. 

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