Closed testament


  • Original identity documents or filiation information of the testator and 5 witnesses.
  • Testament enclosed in a wax sealed envelope.
  • Appearance of the Testator: the testator must be Ecuadorian or a foreign citizen with residence in Ecuador, above age 18 and in full use of their mental faculties and able to read and write.
  • Appearance of 5 witnesses: they must be above age 18, speak Spanish and be in full use of their mental faculties.

In case of disabled person:

  • Disability Card issued by a competent institution or its equivalent.


  • Protocolization and custody: 150 dollars.