Visa policy of Panama
Visitors to Panama require a visa unless they are citizens of one of the eligible countries who do not require a visa for up to 180 days. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 3 months. On December 28, 2016, President Juan Carlos Varela decreed that the immigration authorities of the National Immigration Service will issue tourist visas valid for a term not greater than 90 days (three months), however it was later clarified that did not change the situation for those who can enter visa-free for 180 days.
Visa policy map
Visa is not required for citizens of any country who were born in Panama as per their travel document.
- ^ Including holders of valid, multiple-entry visas and permanent resident permits issued by Andorra, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Monaco, Liechtenstein, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland, USA. If utilizing a visa, the visa needs to be used and valid for at least 2 more entries to the country of issuance.
- ^ Including holders of U.S. Re-entry Permit (form I-327) and Employment Authorization Card (form I-766) with the remark "Valid for re-entry to the U.S." or "Serves as I-512 advance parole"
- ^ Nations qualified for simplified permanent residency program.
In addition, all passengers with a national ID card or a birth certificate issued by Panama do not need a visa, regardless of passports they use to travel.
Holders of third-country visas or residence documents
Holders of passports issued by other countries not mentioned above can enter Panama for 30 days if they hold one of the visas or resident documents issued by eligible countries mentioned above.
- Immigration and Visas
- "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.