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Panama Visa


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Processing Time (30-35 Working days Days after submission)

Tourist Visa (Popular)

Processing time Stay period Validity Entry Fee
30-35 Working days Until valid visa 30 Days Single Entry INR 10,899/-

Business Visa

Processing time Stay period Validity Entry Fee
30-35 Working days Until valid visa 30 Days Single Entry INR 10,899/-

Documents required for Panama Visa

  • Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any
  • 2 Scanned recent colour photograph. view image
  • Visa Application forms: completed and signed
  • Personal Covering letter: explaining purpose of travel to the country
  • Air tickets: proof of return flight tickets from and back to your home country
  • Hotel reservation: proof of accommodation for your entire stay
  • Personal Identity Document: Aadhaar Card, PAN Card etc
  • Travel Itinerary: day-wise plan outlining all elements of the trip


Evidence of Economic Solvency:

  • Depending on trip duration and no less than USD$500.00 per month. This can be verified with any and all of the following:
  • Updated bank statements from previous 3 months
  • Tax returns from previous 3 years
  • Credit Card Statements of last 3 months
  • Traveler Cheques
  • Letter from employer that reflects your monthly wages. (Must be translated to Spanish)
  • If acting as a businessman, submit a bank reference
  • Any other reasonable proof of income accepted by the National Service for Migration.

Kindly note:

  • The Govt is very strict on the photograph requirement; please ensure that your photos are as per the specifications


  • Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:

    1. If Employed:

    • Leave Sanctioned Certificate: with company seal providing approval for leave
    • Salary Slips: of last 3 months

    2.If Self Employed:

    • Business Proof: Registration License/MOA/Partnership deed
    • Company Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
    • Company’s Income Tax Returns: of last 3 years

    3. If Retired:

    • Retirement Proof: pension book, statement etc

    4. If Student

    • ID Card: from school, college or institute

    5. If Minor

    • Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents
    • Legalized Letter of Consent (NOC)
    • If the child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent
    • If the child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel
    • Death Certificate: in case one or both parents are deceased
    • ID Proof: of parents

    6. If Visiting friend or relative

    • Invitation letter: stating the relationship with the inviter and purpose of visiting the country & assuring the responsibility for housing and related expenses during the guest's stay in Algeria
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill

    7. If Sponsored

    • Sponsorship Letter: providing the name of the visitors, what the purpose of the visit is, relationship with the visitors, length of stay, dates of travel & any other additional information if necessary
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill
    • Proof of Financial Support: updated bank statement, pay slips

    8. For Business Visa

    Introduction/ recommendation letter from:

    Registration certificate of the company from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India:

    • One of the Chambers of Commerce and Industries, government of India;
    • Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India;
    • Export Promotion Council of India; or Reference number from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Afghanistan.
    • Income tax documents of the last three years;
    • Letter from the company addressed to the embassy, introducing the business man for visa issuance;
    • Invitation letter from the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan;
    • Copy of the license (JAWAZ) of the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan.
    • *Note: The Embassy/Consul General has the right to ask for additional information or documents and request a personal interview with the applicant.


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FAQ of Panama Visas

Do I need a visa for Panama?

Yes. Indians need a visa to travel to Panama. you are required to obtain a visa from the Panamanian consulate in your country prior to traveling to Panama. You will not be allowed entry at the border if you do not have this visa stamped in your passport.A Panamavisa for Indians can be private, tourist, business and work – depending on the purposeof a visit.

How can I apply for a Panama visa online?

It is a straight forward and effortless process to apply for a Panama visa online through chillontrip:

  • Choose your preferred type of Panama visa based on your travel type
  • Pay online
  • Submit documents through our pick up & drop service
  • Receive your visa once approved

Can I travel to Panama without a Visa?

The National Immigration Service has established that it will not be necessary to request a visa to enter Panama, regardless of your nationality, in the following circumstances: If the person has a multiple-entry visa, duly emitted by Australia, Canada, Great Britain and Ireland, the United States of America, Korea, Japan, Singapore or any other state of the European Union, with a validity of at least six (6) months before coming to Panama, and that the visa has been used previously in that territory. Under this visa exemption decree, you are only allowed to stay in the country for 30 days as tourist and will need to apply for a visa extension at the Immigration Office when you are approaching the 30 days, even if your time approved to stay in STRI Panama was granted for three months or any other term.

So, I can travel to Panama without a visa?

Yes. Those who hold a valid multiple entry visa from one of the following countries: USA, Australia, Canada, or United Kingdom, which has been used at least one time to enter these countries, may enter the Republic of Panama without a visa regardless of their nationality.

What are the types of Panama visa for Indians?

Indians travelling to Panama can choose from either a tourist/business visa based on certain criteria. The two applicable types of visas for Indian citizens are:

  • Type (A) visa:

    It is applicable for Indians holding a valid visa and has at least once travelled with a multiple entries visa for the following countries: USA, UK Canada, Australia, European or the Schengen States.
  • Type (C) visa:

    It is applicable if the applicant is not holding any valid visa

What should I do if I need a Type (A) Visa?

If you all under the category of Type (A) visa, you are entitled to take a Visa on Arrival at Panama Airport for a fee of USD $35.

What should I do if I need a Type (C) Visa?

If you fall under the category of Type (C) visa, you are required to obtain a stamped visa.

What are the important entry requirements for Panama visa?

All foreign nationals need a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of entry. Tourists must also be able to prove that they have at least US$500—a bank statement, travelers checks, or a credit card usually works. Finally, all travelers entering Panama must have a return or onward ticket out of the country.

What is the validity of my Panama visa?

Visitors are allowed to stay in Panama for a maximum period of 1 month.

Do I need to submit my passport when applying for a Panama Visa online?

Yes. A valid passport with a minimum of two blank pages is required to be submitted in as the Panama Visa is a stamp or a sticker duly placed on the same.

What are the eligibility criteria for a Panama visa application?

  • To enable the authorities to process your application, you must clearly state
  • Why are you visiting Panama
  • How long you intend to stay in Panama
  • How will you support yourself during your time in Panama
  • What is the purpose of your visit to Panama
  • Type of passport you hold and for how long it is valid
  • Where do you intend to travel following your visit to Panama
  • If you have a permit to Panama the country you intend to travel to after your stay in Panama

What type of entry is granted for a Panama Visa for Indians?

A single entry is granted. The visa cannot be used for multiple entries into the country.

Can I extend the Panama Tourist Visa?

Indians entering Panama as a tourist and offered a Panama Tourist visa for less than ninety (90) days, subject to discretion of the General Director of the National Service of Immigration, and before the expiration of the Panama Tourist visa, will be able to request personally or by means of legal attorney an extension up to completing a maximum time of stopover of ninety (90) days.Petitions are approved or denied on a case-by-case basis. chillontrip recommends you apply at least a week before your time is up

What more do I need to know about the Panama tourist visa from India?

It is a legal document that allows visitors to enter Panama, without which problems could be faced. Hence, it is advisable to keep the visa and passport in safe custody.

Do I need to purchase a Travel Insurance?

Applicants are strongly advised to purchase a Travel Insurance to secure their trip in the occurrenceof unexpected events such as medical emergencies, flight cancellations, baggage delay or loss etc.

What is the easiest way to get a Panama Visa for Indians?

Contact our Visa Experts and apply for your Panama visa instantly with minimum documents and lowest visa fee. No need to visit our office and no need to deal with the Embassy. We do it all for you.

Are you still having doubts about the Panama Visa process?

Please feel free to contact us for all your Panama Visa worries. We have you covered across India with presence in all the major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow and many more.

Important Notice:

The information provided here are subject to change without prior notice. For confirmation on visa requirements and fees, you may consult with the Panama Embassy or Consulate near you.



Embassy Panama Visas

No. 3 D, Palme Marg,
Vasant Vihar
New Delhi 110057

Simple Steps

Simple steps to get a Panama Visa:

chillontrip has been a part of more than one million travel dreams. We offer quick and hassle-free Panama visa assistance. With a highly professional and dedicated team of Visa Experts, we are here to cater to all your Panama visa application requirements.

Throughout your visa process, you will have a dedicated visa expert handling your application.

Here are the steps to apply for an Panama Visa through chillontrip:
Step 1: Contact our Visa Expert with your travel plans and gather all the visa information and requirement.
Step 2: Pay your Panama visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from your home or office.
Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify, complete your Visa application online and schedule an appointment as part of the visa process
Step 4: On the appointment day personally visit the High Commission / Visa Application Center (VAC) to submit your Biometrics (fingerprints) and documents.
Step 5:Receive your Panama Visa.