Embajada del Ecuador | Washington, DC

Spanish | English | Date: 12-13-2017



Consular Services

Notary Acts


Regresar | Powers of Attorney

Powers of Attorney can be General or Special. The General Power of Attorney is good for someone to allow other person to perform any possible legal act. A Special Power of Attorney is valid only for the specific act it is issued for.

Requirements are:

  1. Presence of the poderant with a valid photo id
  2. When a Special Power will be issued, a "Minuta" written by a lawyer is preferred. Otherwise the poderant must verbally explain the Consulate Official the use the power will have
  3. Consulate Form filled out (Provided when attending the Consulate)
  4. Price: $30.00 USD.

Powers for Instituto Ecuatoriano de Crédito Educativo y Becas -IECE-, are free.

It's also possible to obtain a certified copy of a Power. Poderant must attend the Consulate knowing the Power's Identification Number, the date it was issued and pay $10 USD.

If the Poderant cannot attend the Consulate, he might have the Power done at a Public Notary, and have apostilled. That procedure makes the Power valid in Ecuador.


Regresar | Power Revocation

Power might be revoked anytime. To do that, the Poderant must attend the Consulate knowing the Power's Identification Number, issue date and where it was issued (Ecuadorian Consulate or Public Notary). For the revocation to be valid, it must be notified to a Public Notary in Ecuador, so, the data of the person who will do that in Ecuador is also necessary.

Presenting a valid photo identification is a must

Price: $15.00 USD

Regresar | Testaments ans Wills

There's two kinds of Testaments: Open and Closed

To grant an Open Testamens, the following is required:

  1. Presence of the testator (18 or older) with his ecuadorian cedula or passport
  2. Three fully with their corresponding identifications
  3. Price: $100.00 USD

To grant a Closed Testament, the following is required:

  1. Presence of the testator (18 or older) with his ecuadorian cedula or passport
  2. Testament will be placed in a sealed, closed enevelope in presence of the Consul
  3. Five witnesses with their corresponding identifications
  4. Price: $150.00 USD

Testaments (Open or Closed) might be canceled by the testator anytime, while alive and in use of his normal mental faculties, attending the Consulate with a valid photo identification (cedula or passport).

Price: $50.00 USD


Regresar | Sworn Statement

It's a statement taken under oath, before the Consul, on subjects of interest of who swears

Requirements

  • Original Cedula and/or
  • Original Passport
  • $15.00 USD (cash or money order)

Regresar | Authorization for underage children to leave Ecuador


An Underage Travel Authorization must be done at the Consulate, for a person in Ecuador to be able to request from Juzgado de la Niñez y Adolecencia or Policia Nacional, the authorization to get underage children to travel out of Ecuador accompanied by the applicant

Requirements for an Underage Travel Authorization to be issued

Presence of father and/or mother with their corresponding identification documents. Complete data of the underage child traveling and of the person who will accompany the child (full name and cedula number)

Price: $10.00 USD (cash or money order)


Regresar | Signature Recognition

It's a procedure by which the autenticity of a signature, used in official or ordinary documents, is certified before an authority (the Consul), in a document that is not a public writing.
Price $15.00 USD


Regresar | Protocolization of other documents

To protocolize is the action by which a document born outside the protocol is incorporated to it, not only public documents but also private ones. This act does not make the document become a public one, but since it's protocolization it gets some features of public documents, such as date accuracy.

Price: $40.00 USD

 

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