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bradinbelize
7/8/2019 23:15 EST

Hello to all,

We are an American couple, currently living in Belize. Thinking of possibility of exploring Panama next.

Can anyone give me a simple, brief outline of the requirements for residency in Panama?

AnnaMoraes
12/25/2019 10:33 EST

Hello @bradinbelize

I did my residency in Panama last year. Getting some of the documents took longer than I would have liked, but once in Panama it was a smooth experience.

This is a resource I found quite helpful https://globalisationguide.org/residency/panama-friendly-nations-visa/

PS: I did the friendly nations visa, but I think there are other visa types as well.

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KeryCruz
7/24/2019 09:51 EST

You can check information about immigration in the following link

https://www.kerycruz.com/en/practice-area/immigration-process-panama


You can also check if your nationality is included in the list of countries that can apply through a friendly country visa.

https://www.kerycruz.com/en/friendly-country-visa

Or, you can apply through a professional foreigner visa, if your bachelor degree, master or ph is not included in the list of exclusive professions for Panamanian. You can check the information here:

https://www.kerycruz.com/en/profesional-worker-visa

You can also check the requirements to validate your diploma in the following link, if you will apply for residence through the professional foreigner visa.

https://www.kerycruz.com/en/news/revalidation-and-homologations-of-foreign-university-degrees

I hope this information help you.

Best Regards,

JaimeC
7/13/2019 11:26 EST

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