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About the US embassy and its location in Quito, Ecuador

About Ecuador

Ecuador is located in north-western South America. The main language spoken in Ecuador is Spanish. The current population (as of 2016) is 16,385,068. Ecuador has a human development index (HDI) of 0.752 and therefore can be considered as country with high human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Ecuador. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Quito

Quito is located in the province of Pichincha and is the capital of Ecuador. 2,735,987 people are living in Quito (as of 2019). The city is very important and represents Ecuador internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Quito, Ecuador

Offices located within the US embassy located in Quito include:

  • Agricultural Affairs Office
  • Economic and Commercial Section
  • Political Section
  • Public Affairs Section
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Quito, Ecuador

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone +593-2-398-5000.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Quito, Ecuador

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit  ( for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Quito, Ecuador

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page..