Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Visa & Naturalization Applicants: FBI & State Criminal Background Checks

--"In December 2014, the following requirement was put into effect for residency applications in Ecuador:

 For residency application, for applicants from countries with a federal government, they must provide two types of criminal background checks. One from the State or Province and the other from the National or Federal entity."--.... http://gringosabroad.com/ecuador/new-requirement-residency-applicants-criminal-background-check/?utm_content=buffer71f5d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Attorney, Nelson Idrovo, who writes:

For permanent residents of Ecuador thinking of applying for naturalization after 3 years of residency, as of February 1, 2015, there is a new directive regarding the amount of time you can be out of the country.

For the naturalization process, you can only be out of the country a TOTAL of 90 days for the entire THREE years before application.
Again, this new directive went into effect February 1, 2015.
If you are not interested in naturalization and remain as a permanent resident then the following still applies:
In the first two years of residency you can only leave the country for 90 days in each year. After two years of residency you can be out of the country for longer periods of time......<read more> http://gringosabroad.com/ecuador/ecuador-citizenship-requirements-update/

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