WE ASSIST CLIENTS TO OBTAIN PANAMA PASSPORT

Our immigration attorneys can obtain Panama passport for interested individuals. We know the Panama immigration law, the process and how it works. Get in touch with us today and we would guide you through the qualification & documentation process. Once all the required documents are assembled, we submit your application, for passport approval. Our immigration attorneys have over 15 years of experience serving our international clients.

HOW TO OBTAIN PANAMA PASSPORT?

PANAMA PASSPORT

All foreign nationals can apply to obtain Panama passport after 5 years of Panama permanent residency. Panama passport is a valuable document when traveling abroad. Panama passport is recognized by 130 countries and these countries permit Panamanian passport holders to enter their countries VISA FREE.

PASSPORT REQUIREMENTS

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  1. Completed application form          
  2. Two (2) copies of the applicant’s Panamanian personal identification card (Cedula
  3. Three (3) passport size photos
  4. Pay the required fee

BENEFITS OF HAVING PANAMA PASSPORT?

Panama passport considered very valuable when traveling abroad. Panama passport holders can travel to more than 130 countries without having to apply for a visa. In addition, Panama passport holders benefit from;

  • Easy Relocation process: By having Panama passport, you can easily relocate to Panama and enjoy the paradise. Panama offers a great deal of discounts for retirees.
  • Tax Exemption: Offshore business is very attractive for investors.
  • Visa-Free Travel: to over 130 countries: once you carry Panama passport, you can travel to 130 countries without having to worry about getting visa.
  • Panama Neutral Passport:: Panama is a neutral country so your passport is welcomed almost everywhere.
  • Tax Safe Haven: Panama is considered the best offshore jurisdiction in the world.
  • Great Retirement Discounts: Lots of discounts for retirees.
  • Tropical Climate: Panama’s tropical climate is perfect for easy living.
  • Latino Lifestyle: Latino life style and culture is different.
  • Tax Benefits: If you are a retiree, : you do not pay any taxes.
  • Asset Protection: Panama offers iron clad asset protection.
  • Tax Free Business: No taxes if you doing BIZ with international clients.
  • Security: Panama is a democratic country and is a safe place to work and live.
  • Low cost of living:: Cost of living in Panama is much lower than USA, CANADA and most European countries.

How Can You Become Citizen Of Panama?

In order to become citizen of Panama, applicants need to become a Panama permanent resident first. After 5 years of Panama residency, applicants are eligible to apply and become citizen of Panama.

Panama officially does not recognize dual citizenship, however you can have dual passport. In fact, no need to renounce your previous citizenship. (OPTIONAL). There are a number of residency programs that Panama offers however not all of them guarantees citizenship and Panama passport. For detail information, GET IN TOUCH WITH US TODAY

POPULAR RESIDENCY PROGRAMS

Panama Citizenship By Birth Or Parent

Panama & civil register law gives all individuals the birth right CITIZENSHIP by being born in Panama. In addition to this, Panama law allows citizenship to children of Panamanian nationals that born & live overseas.

HOW IT WORKS;

  • In case one or both parents were born in Panama, their children can claim Panama citizenship .
  • In case one or both parents are naturalized Panama citizens, their children can claim Panama citizenship.
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CONTACT US IF YOU WERE BORN OUTSIDE OF PANAMA TO CLAIM YOUR PANAMA CITIZENSHIP AND PASSPORT

Panama Citizenship By Adoption

Children adopted by Panamanian nationals before reaching seven years old is considered Panamanian citizens. However, after seven years old, the adopted child considered naturalized citizen.

Panama Citizenship By Marriage or Parenthood

There is a three-year naturalization wait for the following groups:

  • Any parent who has a child born in Panama.
  • Anyone who is married to a Panamanian national 

Panama Citizenship By Naturalization

Panama has a specific requirement for naturalization. You must be a permanent resident of Panama for 5 years in order to qualify for citizenship.

Please see our blogs on Panama Visa, Residency options and Panama’s Friendly Nations Visa.

Family Members: Three Years Waiting Period

  • Spouse of a Panamanian national.
  • Parent of a child born in Panama, where the other parent is a Panamanian national.

Panama Reciprocity Law;

Panama has a Reciprocity Law with selected latin American countries;

  • One Year waiting period for citizens of Colombia & El Salvador
  • Two Years waiting period for citizens of Argentina, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru & Spain
  • Three Years waiting period for citizens of Uruguay

Citizenship & Procedure

  1. Applicants need to hire a trusted attorney in Panama
  2. Before a notary public, sign the citizenship application form
  3. Notarized copy of all pages of current passport
  4. 5 Photos required
  5. Applicant must pass a written exam and Spanish language test
  6. Certificate of good health required
  7. No criminal activities certificate ( police report ) is required
  8. Certificate of economic solvency required
  9. Interview with immigration official required
  10. Pay the required fee

Panamanian Citizenship By Investment

Residency programs by Investment (RBI) can lead to panama passport. The RBI program entitles individual investors to permanent residency and after five years, qualifies them for citizenship.and obtaining Panama passport.

Residency by Investment options include:

  • Panama Friendly Nations Visa: Minimum investment of US $200,000. required.
  • Panama Reforestation Visa Program: Minimum investment of US $100,000. required.
  • Person of Means Visa: Minimum investment of US $300,000. required.
  • Business Investor Visa: Minimum investment of US $300,000. required.