Last update 10 October 2023Diplomatic missions
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Republic of Ecuador
The Republic of Bulgaria has no Embassy in Ecuador. The Embassy providing services to Ecuador is in Brazil.
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Brazil
Address: SEN Av. das Nações, Qd. 801, Lt. 08, CEP70432-900, Brasília DF
Telephone: +55 6132236193; +55 6132239849
Fax: +55 6133233285
Office hours: 09:00 - 17:00 h
Е-mail: [email protected]
Honorary Consul of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Republic of Ecuador
Prof. Dr. Fausto Vinueza Rodríguez
consular district: Republic of Ecuador
Address: Quito, Av. Amazonas y Corea
Edificio Unicornio 2, Of. 1008
Phone: +593 2 256-90-36
e-mail: [email protected]
Embassy of the Republic of Ecuador in Budapest, Hungary (accredited for Bulgaria)
Address: 1023 Budapest, Level utca 4, II et., 3.
Telephone: +36 1 315 2124; +36 1 345 0424
Fax: +36 1 315 2104
Office hours: 09.00 - 17.00 h
E-mail: [email protected]
Honorary Consul of Ecuador in Bulgaria
1408 Sofia, 75-83, rue Dimitar Manov
Tél.: +359 2 915 05 00
Fax.: +359 2 915 05 55
GSM: +359 888 576 735
E-mail: [email protected]
Facts of interest:
Ecuador is a country crossed by the equator from where its name comes. The capital city is Quito. It is included in 1970 in the list of UNESCO world heritage.
Ecuadoris the home of many and diverse animal species. Many of them live on the islands of Galapagos in the Pacific that are part of the country.
The population of Ecuador comprises many and different ethnicities, where the largest group is that of "mestizos" – descendants of Spanish colonizers and local Indians. Another large group is that of Caucasians, mainly from the ethnos of crioyo, descendants of Spanish colonizers and immigrants from Europe. There are also minority groups оf Creoles.
Official language is Spanish.
Crime and security:
Rate of criminality: cases of thefts and armed robberies are not accidental.
Specifics of legislation:
The sentences for possession of and illegal trade in drugs vary from 10 to 25 years. The country carries out a programme for combating drug trafficking. The airports are equipped with most advanced technical devices for control.
Necessary pocket money for travellers range from USD 15.00 and USD 70.00.
Electrical power in Ecuador is about 120 V and special type of plugs are used.
For security considerations it is recommended to carry photo copies of ID documents.
We recommend that photo copies shall be kept separately from the original documents.
Electricity supply in Ecuador is110 Volts, which means that special plugs are used.
US Dollar (USD)
Travel papers and visas
A passport that is valid for more than 6 months. Bulgarian citizens who intend to stay for a maximum of 90 days do not need visas. They shall however have return tickets and an evidence of funds sufficient to cover their stay in the country.
Issuance of personal documents:
The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Federative Republic of Brazil accepts applications for the issuance of Bulgarian identity documents.
Emergency Travel Document:
In the case of emergency (lost passports) Bulgarian citizens can seek assistance on the spot from the diplomatic office of an EU member state in order to obtain an Emergency Travel Document.
Certifications and legalisations:
Ecuador is a signatory party under the Hague Convention for legalisation of public documents by an ”Apostille”.