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PANAMA – Visits Restricted to 90 Days for Nationals of Colombia, Nicaragua and Venezuela

Effective 31 May 2017, Panama has reduced the duration of stay of visitors who are nationals of Colombia, Nicaragua and Venezuela to 90 days (from 180 days previously).

Nationals of these three countries are allowed to visit Panama visa-free for tourism and for certain business activities.

Individuals from said nationalities who have entered the national territory before the effective date of this change will still be allowed to remain 180 days as visitors.

Action Items

  • Business travellers and their employers should confirm the permitted business activities and length of stay with an immigration specialist.

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Morgan & Morgan.

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DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this immigration alert has been abridged from laws, court decisions, and administrative rulings and should not be construed or relied upon as legal advice. If you have specific questions regarding the applicability of this information, please contact Peregrine © 2021 Peregrine Immigration Management Ltd.