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Panama Visa Requirements

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Passports

All travelers to Panama require a passport that is valid for at least six months. A return or onward ticket is also required (although officials at the main airport often don't ask for it) as well as the equivalent of USD$500 or a credit card.

Visas

Nationals from the following countries do not require visa or tourist card to enter Panama: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Luxemburg, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

Nationalities from the following countries do not require visa, but they require to purchase a tourist card, valid for 30 days: Antigua, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Granada, Greece, Guyana, Iceland, Ireland, Jamaica, Japan, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Tobago, Trinidad, United States, Venezuela.

The tourist card may be purchased at the airport, border crossing or from the airline before arrival. The price for tourist card varies depending on nationality and the place of purchase.

Citizens from countries not listed above need a visa that can be obtained from a Panamanian embassy or consulate.

Upon entry every visitor is given a stamp allowing to remain in Panama for 90 days. Tourist willing to extend their stay need to apply to an immigration office in Panama City. The application must be filed before the 30 day period that the tourist card is valid for.

Vaccinations

Travelers arriving from Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru or Venezuela are required to present a valid yellow fever certificate to be allowed entry into Panama.


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Embassy and Consulates of Panama in United Kindom


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