Since October 12th, Panama has reopened its borders to international travelers, keeping the safety and health of both tourists and locals our top priority.
Visitors from most countries are welcome to visit Panama, however, a negative COVID-19 test is required for entry. For more information on entry requirements as well as per country restrictions, please refer to the “Prior to Traveling” section.
As of January 14th, 2021, new mobility restrictions are in place as well as mandatory curfew at night time. Please refer to the “Getting Around” section for more information. Beaches are currently open for visitors during mobility hours, however other attractions are closed, with scheduled reopening throughout February and March. For more details, refer to the “What to Do" section.
Last updated on January 14, 2021.
Protocols will be updated on an as-needed basis.
Filling out your Affidavit step by step:
Start by registering on the Panamá Digital platform HERE.
Select your language preference at the upper right corner (ES/EN = Spanish/English).
Complete the fields of passport and personal information for foreigners or ID for Panamenians and residents. Click on the REGISTER button.
A confirmation message sent by firstname.lastname@example.org will arrive at your email. Which you will access in order to create your password with the following standard:
- 8 characters or more
- A minimum of: 1 uppercase letter, 1 lowercase letter and 1 number.
- Special characters are not allowed.
Once your password has been established, access https://www.panamadigital.gob.pa/Login and select the LOG IN button to start your session at Panamá Digital, using your email and the password created.
After logging in, on the main navigation menu, select TRÁMITES, which will deploy a sub menu where you should select DECLARACIÓN JURADA DE SALUD DE PASAJEROS PARA INGRESAR A PANAMÁ.
Fill out all the information required and then click on ENVIAR.
You will receive a confirmation email with a file containing a QR code.
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.
Note: In the case of people with an illness other than COVID-19 which prevents them from breathing with the surgical mask, they must use a face shield and a medical certificate must be presented indicating the illness they suffer from and the medical recommendation that they should not use such personal protective equipment.
Face masks need to be in optimal condition and must be worn properly. Wet, dirty, or damaged masks must be replaced as soon as possible.
The government has announced a gradual reopening plan for attractions and activities. Dates are subject to change depending on health conditions: