All applications for Spanish and Ecuadorian benefits must be submitted to the competent institution in the country where the interested party is resident.
If the interested party or the originators reside in a third country, they must submit their application to the Institution of the country (Spain or Ecuador) under whose legislation they were last insured.
The Social Security Support and Information Centre nearest to your address (National Institute of the Social Security ) or
the Provincial Directorates of the Marine Social Institute, for workers included in the Special Scheme for Sea Workers.
the Ecuadorian Social Security Institute.