VISA FOR TOURISTS

General Information on visa for Panama

get a tourist visa to visit Panama
Panama offers to the tourist thousand and one ways how to discover its history, traditions and meetings.

Everyone traveling to Panama must have a valid passport for a minimum of six (6) months from the date of entry into Panama.

Holders of a FRENCH PASSPORT DO NOT NEED TOURIST VISA and can stay in Panama for up to 180 days. Once in Panama, it is possible to extend the period in the migration offices.

Holders of passports from any country who possess additionally the following documents can enter to Panama as a tourist WITHOUT visa:

  • Valid permanent residence card issued by the United States of America, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom or one of the states of Schengen area (valid for a minimum of six (6) months from the date of entry into Panama)
  • Valid multiple visa, have been used previously in the territory of the issuing State and its validity shall not be less than one (1) year at the time of entering the Panamanian territory, issued by the United States of America, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom or one of the states of Schengen area

For more information, consult the correspondent decree.

When entering Panama, you must also submit:

  • Proof of economic solvency for a minimum of $ 500.00 cash, or statement from your credit card. Nationals of the Dominican Republic will have to have the economic solvency of $1,000.00 dollars.
  • A round trip ticket.

Citizens of the following countries DO NOT NEED a visa to enter Panama:

Countries concerned
Austria
Bahamas
Barbados
Belgium
Belize
Bhutan
Bielorrussie
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Canada
Chile
Cyprus
Colombia
Comoros Islands
Costa Rica
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominica
Ecuador
El Salvador
Estonia
Fiji
Finland
France
Gabon
Georgia
Germany
Green Cap
Grenade
Guatemala
Guyana
Hellenic Republic
Holy See
Honduras
Hungary
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Kiribati
Kenya
Korea (Republic of)
Kuwait
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malaysia
Maldives
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Micronesia
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Mongolia
Namibia
Netherlands
Nicaragua
Nuaru
Norway
New Zealand
Overseas Citizens
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russian Federation
Saharawi Republic
Samoa
Saint Kitts and Nevis
San Marino
St. LUCIA
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Santo Tomas Príncipe
Serbia
Seychelles
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Solomon Islands
South Africa
Sweden
Swiss
Taiwan
Thailand
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Turkey
Tuvalu
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Vietnam

Citizens of the following countries need to apply for AUTORIZED VISA to enter Panama:

Countries concerned
Albania
Alfganistan
Algeria
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Benin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Chad
Democratic Republic of Congo
Djibouti
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gambia
Guinea-Bissau
Haiti
Indonesia
Iraq
Iran
Ivory Coast
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Kosovo
Laos
Lesotho
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya
Mali
Mauritania
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nepal
Niger
Nigeria
Oman
Pakistan
Palestine
People's Republic of Korea
Rwanda
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Somalia
Sudan
Sri Lanka
Surinam
Syria
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Tunisia
Turkmenistan
Uganda
Uzbekistan
Yemen
Zambia

Citizens of the following countries DO NOT NEEDa visa to enter Panama, IF they hold diplomatic, consulat, official, and service passport:

Countries concerned
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Haiti
Indonesia
People's Republic of China
Philippines
Venezuela

Citizens of the following countries need to apply for STAMPED VISA to enter Panama:

Countries concerned
Central African Republic
Cuba
Cameroon
Dominican Republic
Ghana
India
Malawi
People's Republic of China
Philippines
Republic of Congo
Swaziland
Togo
Venezuela
Zimbabwe


ATTENTION:

From October 1, 2017 the citizens of VENEZUELA need to apply for STAMPED VISA to enter Panama.