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The province of Guayas has the Integrated Security Service, ECU 911. It provides an immediate response service for emergencies, accidents and disasters that combines the efforts of several local agencies such as the National Police, Armed Forces, Fire Department, National Transit Commission, the Ecuadorian Red Cross, among others.
The ECU 911 has a technological platform that provides video surveillance services, help buttons, community alarms, reception and emergency assistance offices through a single assistance number: 911.
In case of an emergency you can call 911 from any landline or mobile phone, at no cost, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The National Police, which operates 24 hours a day, are responsible for the prevention and investigation of crimes, apprehension of criminals, control of transportation and the country’s migratory movement. Complaints can be reported to 1800 335486.
The US dollar is the official currency of Ecuador. The paper bills are the same that are used worldwide, however you can find coins minted inside the country. These coins have the same value as the American coins, but only serve within the country.
Euros or other currencies must be converted.