July 16, 2024
  • 4:02 am COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER PANAMA
  • 7:40 am Dinner Reception organized by the Consulate General of Panama in Hong Kong to welcome IMO Secretary-General, Arsenio Dominguez
  • 3:00 am MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING SIGNED BETWEEN PANAMA AND THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES OFFERS NEW BENEFITS FOR THE VESSELS OF THE PANAMANIAN REGISTRY
  • 3:06 am The Panamanian flag is flying on 16% of the world’s ships fleet
  • 6:51 am Panama is the venue of the “XXIII meeting of the Agreement Committee and Administrators of Information Centers as well as Technical Work Groups” of the Viña del Mar Agreement.
  • 4:49 am Panama continues to be the leader in flag ship registry with 8,662 vessels
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Transit Visa

The transit visa may be granted for up to a maximum period of twenty-four (24) hours and only authorizes the migrant to remain in the international transit area of ​​the airport, so that they can continue their journey.

A maximum stay of 12 hours in transit at the international airport of Panama is allowed without the need for a visa or entry permit, if your transit is longer than 12 hours or if you need to go through immigration for your flight change, you will be required to demonstrate your permit to enter the country (transit or tourist visa).

The National Immigration Service may admit the boarding of natural foreigners (list of countries) who wish to travel in transit through the Republic of Panama, only in cases where they meet one or more of the following conditions:

  • Have a valid Panamanian visa or residence.
  • Those who have residence or have a multiple visa duly granted by Canada, the United States of America, Australia, South Korea, Japan, the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Singapore and any of the States that make up the European Union.
  • Traveling to or returning to a country where they maintain a valid visa or residence permit (with the exception of Haitian nationals).
  • Traveling to your country of origin (with the exception of Haitian nationals).

AfghanistanEthiopiaNepal
AngolaGabonNiger
AlgeriaGambiaNigeria
AzerbaijanGeorgiaPakistan
BangladeshGhanaRepublic of Congo
BeninGuineaDemocratic Republic of Congo
Burkina FasoEquatorial GuineaSenegal
BurundiGuinea-BissauSierra Leone
Cape VerdeHaitiSomalia
CameroonIndiaSri Lanka
ChadKazakhstanSudan
CongoKenyaTajikistan
Ivory CoastKyrgyzstanTogo
CubaMaliTurkmenistan
EgyptMauritaniaUzbekistan
EritreaMozambiqueDjibouti

Transit Visa Requirements

  • Completed visa application form
  • Photocopy of the entire passport (including cover and all blank pages) with a minimum validity of six months.
  • Identity document from the country of residence, with a minimum validity of six months.
  • Travel itinerary or electronic ticket.
  • Two (2) passport sized photos.
  • Document proving domicile in the country of destination (applicable for Haitians only).

When the request is for a person who is a minor (under 18 years old), it must be made by one of their parents or whoever has the custody and upbringing with the authorization of the other; or whoever has duly accredited guardianship of the minor.

Please call +852 2545 2166 or send an email to passport_visa@panamaconsulatehk.com to request an appointment.