Panama

Borders of Panama are open with strict restrictions.

Passengers are not allowed to enter if in the past 14 days they have been in Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, or Zimbabwe, except for citizens and residents of Panama.

They when arriving without a negative COVID-19 antigen or NAAT test result in English or Spanish, and taken at most 72 hours before arrival, must take a test upon arrival.

Those without a negative COVID-19 PCR, RT-PCR or antigen test result in English or Spanish of a test taken not more than 72 hours before arrival are subject to a test upon arrival at their own expense.

This doesn’t apply to:

  • holders of Laissez-Passer;
  • children under 12;
  • holders of a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival;
  • passengers who in the past 14 days have been in Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, or Zimbabwe.

Arriving people could be subject to quarantine for 72 hours at their own expense.

This doesn’t apply to:
  • citizens and residents of Panama arriving from a country other than Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, with a negative COVID-19 PCR, RT-PCR or antigen test taken at most 72 hours before departure;
  • holders of a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival.

Passengers must present upon arrival a completed “Declaracion Jurada de Salud” that can be obtained here

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