New visa regulation for tourists
Based on Executive Decree #591 dated December 28th, 2016, those who hold a passport with 3 month validity left and a resident permission or a valid multiple visa from one of the following countries: United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia, may enter Panama regardless of their nationality. The visa should have been used at least one time to enter these countries and should have more than 1 year validity left when entering Panama. Upon presentation of the resident permission or the visa issued from the above mentioned countries, the carrier or immigration office will deliver a Tourist Card, based on Article 9 of Excutive Decree No. 320 dated August 8, 2008. The issuance of Tourist Card will cost US$30.00.