Traveler FAQs

Upon arriving in Panama, you can enjoy shopping in the duty-free area, found before reaching the Immigration and Customs checkpoints. 


Requirements to bring your pet into the country:


Quarantine

Any animal, live plant, product or sub-product of animal or vegetable origin, in order to enter the country, must be accompanied by a corresponding sanitary or phytosanitary certificate issued by the health authorities or Ministry of Agriculture of the country of origin.


What types of questions are asked in customs?

The Directorate General of Customs of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Panama requires travelers to complete a form (one per family) that serves as the Traveler's Sworn Declaration.

On this form, you must declare:


What do I need to travel to Panama as a foreign visitor?

Tourists must show the following documents to the Inspector of the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the Ministry of Government and Justice:

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