|Do I need a visa for Panama?||No|
|Do I have to arrange the visa before my arrival in Panama?||No, you can stay up to 180 days|
If you are from one of the countries listed below and do not qualify for the visa waiver mentioned above , you will need a stamped visa:
Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo-Brazaville, Ghana, Philippines, Togo, Swaziland, Zimbabwe.
If you are from one of the countries listed below and do not qualify for the visa waiver mentioned above, you will need an authorized visa. This means that the Panamanian Security Council will check your application and that it is their decision to grant the visa or not. Please note that the Panamanian Immigration Authorities are currently facing a backlog in visa processing. Therefore, you need to apply at least one year before departure.
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrein, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Chad, China, Congo-Kinshasa, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Laos, Lesoto, Lebanon, Liberia, Libia, Mali, Morroco, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Syria, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Zambia.
If you require a stamped or authorized visa, you need to to contact (first via email) the Embassy of Panama in the Netherlands. Applicants need to apply in person.