New visa regulation for tourists

Based on Executive Decree 248 dated July 21, 2009, persons from any nationality carrying a valid stamped visa on their passports from the United States of America, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom and member countries of the European Union, will be able to enter the territory of the Republic of Panama. Please be aware that before entering Panama, persons carrying a valid stamped visa from the above mentioned countries must have used that visa at least once in the respective country. Upon presentation of the visa issued from the above mentioned countries, the carrier or customs office will deliver a Tourism Card, based on Article 9 of Executive Decree No. 320 dated August 8, 2008. The issuance of Tourism Card will cost US$30.00. For further information please feel free to contact us at 65.6221.8677.