Through Resolution No. 2878 of November 12, 2021, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Panama, updates the list of countries confirmed as high epidemiological risk, as of November 11, 2021, in accordance with the above by the World Health Organization. Countries with High Epidemiological Risk are: AMERICA: 1. Cayman Islands 2. Barbados 3. Anguilla
New requirements for the renewal of the provisional permit and the permanent residence applicable to the migratory to regularization processes.
The Ministry of Public Security through Executive Decree No. 235 of September 15, 2021 (hereinafter the “Decree”) establishes the requirements for the renewal of the provisional permit and the permanent residence applicable to foreigners who have obtained their provisional permits under the Extraordinary or General Migratory Regularization Processes, as follow: Permanent residence permit. All foreigners who have
Immigration exceptions for North American and Canadian citizens; and foreigners who work in companies with an MHQ license or those established in the Panama Pacifico Special Economic Area.
Resolution No. 22706 of September 10th, 2021, published in the Official Gazette on September 20th, 2021 (hereinafter “The Resolution No. 22706”), exempts citizens of the United States of America and Canada from the effects and terms of the Resolution No. 22068 of September 1st, 2021. Resolution No. 22246 of September 3rd, 2021, published in the
Resolution No. 22068 of September 1, 2021, published in the Official Gazette on September 3, 2021 (hereinafter “The Resolution”), establishes the requirements for entering the country as a tourist. RELEVANT MEASURES: The most relevant measures included in the Resolution are: Foreign persons who occasionally enter the national territory without the intention of establishing residence in
The Ministry of Health (hereinafter, MINSA) through Executive Decree No. 833 of August 30th, 2021 (hereinafter the “Decree”), modifies the measures for the entry of nationals, residents or foreigners while the State of National Emergency lasts, namely: NEW RULES FROM AUGUST 30th, 2021: Preventive Quarantine: Any traveler who enters the national territory by air, land or sea,
The National Bar Association of Panama awarded Albalira Montufar with the Secundino Torres Gudiño medal
Panamá, August 23, 2021. We are glad to announce that our partner Albalira Montufar was awarded by the National Bar Association of Panama, with the Secundino Torres Gudiño medal, a distinction for young legal professionals with more than ten (10) years in the legal profession, who stand out for their performance in studies, and for participating in
The Ministry of Health modifies the requirements to enter into the country, applicable to Panamanian or residents coming from the United Kingdom, South Africa, India or South America.
The Ministry of Health (hereinafter “MINSA” for its acronym in Spanish) through Executive Decree No. 783 of June 18, 2021 (hereinafter the “Decree”), modifies the requirements to enter to Panama, applicable to Panamanian or residents coming from, who have stayed or transited through the United Kingdom, the Republic of South Africa, India or South America
The Ministry of Security modifies the requirements for the Temporary Residence Permit and the Permanent Residence Permit as Forest Investor
The Ministry of Security, through the Executive Decree No. 199 of May 7th, 2021 (hereinafter the “Decree”), adjusts the requirements for obtaining a temporary residence permit and a permanent residence permit as a Forest Investor, as follows: The forest investor residence permit may be requested in the following modalities: (i) temporary residence permit, (ii) permanent residence permit in 2 stages, and
The Ministry of Public Security modifies the requirements to request the residence permit for foreigners from specific countries who maintain friendly professional, economic and investment relationship with the Republic of Panama. The Ministry of Public Security through Executive Decree No. 197 of May 7, 2021 (hereinafter the “Decree”), modifies the requirements to obtain the residence for foreigners
The Government of the Republic of Panama, in response to the new modalities of work worldwide, among these, remote working, considered it appropriate to create this subcategory within the Non-Resident Visas. Executive Decree No. 198 of May 7th, 2021 (hereinafter, the “Decree”), published in the electronic Official Gazette on May 20th, 2021, creates the Short