ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR PANAMA
It is almost time for your trip to Panama! As you prepare, please be aware of the new travel requirements and entry screening process for visiting the destination. The ongoing pandemic causes frequent changes to entry requirements and testing guidelines, so be sure to check this page frequently leading up to your trip as it will be updated with new information as it becomes available.
Last Updated: Dec 8th, 2020
1. Negative COVID-19 PCR or Antigen Test
Before arriving, all persons traveling to Panama, are required to have a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours prior to their arrival. If a test is not possible within that time frame, a COVID-19 rapid test will be mandated at the airport before customs and the traveler will have to cover the costs of said test. (USD$ 50).
2. Complete an Electronic Health Affidavit
All persons entering Panama must complete an Electronic Health Affidavit.
To complete the Electronic Health Affidavit, click here. For the validation at the airport, have your documents and the QR code ready to be shown on your smartphone. It is not necessary to have it printed out.
Compliance of pre-departure protocols is mandatory by the Government of Panama.
For more details and information, please visit the Panama Tourism Board website.