Driving to Ecuador

Mar

21

2012

Hi Dom! A few issues back you told a story a someone driving their RV down to Panama and taking a ferry to Cartegena, Colombia. Then driving through Colombia across the Ecuadorian border.

My question is how long of a visa does Ecuador give a vehicle that enters the country?

How long would it have to leave the country once the visa expires to receive another?

Also, what if the plates expire on the vehicle from the states? Would the police give you a hard time?

It almost seems like the rules are meant to protect the government from losing money on taxation of the sale rather than haveing a vehicle with proper regristration and visas.

Me and my family are planning to drive down in August but only if the truck we’re taking can stay with us indefintely. We are not planning to sale it once there, only use it as a personal vehicle.

Any advice would be very much appreciated.

Thanks,

-Mike

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