Canadian citizens traveling to Panama for tourism or business need not obtain a visa prior to arrival in the country. Tourist cards are also not required. The Panamanian authorities allow travelers to stay up to 180 days without a visa.
Travelers must, however, possess the following to enter Panama:
- Passport: must have at least 3 months remaining validity beyond the intended trip to the country
- Sufficient funds to cover the trip: US $500 or credit card
- Return/Onward ticket
Airport tax amounting to US $40 is charged upon departure. Please check your ticket if the airport tax is already included.
For additional information on entry requirements, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Panama.
Embassy of the Republic of Panama
1425 Rene Levesque Blvd West
Telephone: (514) 874-1929
Fax: (514) 874-1947
2788 Bathurst Street
Telephone: (416) 651-2350 / 483-9719 (24 Hours)
Fax: (416) 651-3141
1112 West Pender Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Telephone: (604) 682-6128 / 230-3108 (24 Hours)
Fax: (604) 682-0528