The Commercial Service in Panama is part of the U.S. Embassy and defers all questions regarding visas to the Consular Section. U.S. citizens traveling to Panama generally do not need to obtain a Panamanian visa for short trips. Panamanians do require visas to enter the U.S., however. The process for obtaining a visa to enter the U.S. from Panama is relatively straightforward. Please click here to go to the U.S. Embassy’s Consular website.
If you are an American Citizen living in or visiting Panama, the American Citizen Services section of the U.S. Embassy is a resource you should be aware of. Please click here to review the services available to you, particularly in the case of an emergency.
For more information on business travel to Panama, please click here.