- Passengers aged older than 16 years must hold a vaccination card showing they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 at least 14 days prior to arrival.
- This does not apply to the following passengers:
- Passengers travelling from countries where they are not permitted to receive the vaccine if they have been infected with Covid-19 in the past 6 months. These passengers must hold a medical certificate proving they previously tested positive for Covid-19;
- Passengers who cannot receive the Covid-19 vaccine due to medical reasons. These passengers must hold a medical certificate proving this;
- Crew members.
- Nationals and residents of Ecuador who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 will receive a one-dose vaccine on arrival.
- Passengers must hold a completed Traveller's Health Declaration (Declaración de Salud del Viajero) prior to departure.
- Passengers must hold a Transit Control Card issued by the Governing Council of the Galapagos Special Regime.
- Passengers who are permanent, temporary and transient residents must also present the Epidemiological Surveillance Form issued by the Health Authority on arrival.
- Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 4 years and older who are not (fully) vaccinated against Covid-19 must hold a negative RT-PCR result obtained within 72 hours prior to departure. Tests must be from a certified laboratory.
- Vaccinated passengers: Test is not required for passengers who hold a vaccination certificate with a QR code showing they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 at least 14 days prior to departure.
- Passengers who have been diagnosed with Covid-19 and after 1 month continue to test positive must hold a medical certificate issued in the country of origin which shows the passenger is no longer contagious.
- Other exempt passengers:
- Passengers repatriated for humanitarian reasons due to the armed conflict between Ukraine and Russia, as well as officials who are on an official mission in the conflict area. These passengers must take a Covid-19 test on arrival and if the test result is positive, they must quarantine for 10 days; and
- Ecuadorian nationals who were declared 'inadmitted' in other countries and who return to Ecuador. These passengers must take a rapid antigen test on arrival.
Quarantine and testing on arrival
- Passengers showing symptoms of Covid-19 on arrival will be evaluated by the health personnel and they may be subject to a Rapid Antigen Test. If a positive result is received, the passenger must quarantine for 10 days at home or in accommodation at their own expense. If a negative result is received, the passenger does not need to quarantine.