COVID-19 Panama Information

The U.S. Embassy is compiling a list of people seeking to leave Panama. Any U.S. citizen in Panama requesting travel assistance should send an email to PanamaCityUSCitizen@state.gov View the U.S. Embassy in Panama’s most recent Alerts & Messages Index: Panama-Specific Information Details on Movement Restrictions Possible Repatriation Flights Entry and Exit Requirements Quarantine Information Local Resources Other links Panama-Specific Information:   On July 1, the Panamanian Ministry of Health announced 34,463 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Panama. Effective June 22, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (July 1, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights The Embassy has identified two upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available.  The flights are operated by United Airlines (flight number UA2417) and are scheduled for July 10 and 17.  There are no additional confirmed flights with available seats at this time, so if you desire to return to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 30, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights The Embassy has identified three upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available.  The first flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM9234) and is scheduled for July 1.  The other two flights are operated by United Airlines (flight number UA2417) and are scheduled for July 10 and 17. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 29, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights The Embassy has identified three upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available.  The first flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM9234) and is scheduled for July 1.  The other two flights are operated by United Airlines (flight number UA2417) and are scheduled for July 10 and 17. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 29, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights The Embassy has identified one upcoming humanitarian flight with seats available.  The flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM9234) and is scheduled for July 1.  There are no additional confirmed flights with available seats at this time, so if you desire to return to the United …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 28, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights The Embassy has identified one upcoming humanitarian flight with seats available. The flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM9234) and is scheduled for July 1. There are no additional confirmed flights with available seats at this time, so if you desire to return to the United …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 27, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights The Embassy has identified one upcoming humanitarian flight with seats available. The flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM9234) and is scheduled for July 1. There are no additional confirmed flights with available seats at this time, so if you desire to return to the United …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 26, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On June 25, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 29,037 cases of COVID-19. On June 17, the Government of Panama extended the suspension of international commercial passenger flights for an additional 30 days through July 22.  The previous exceptions for cargo, humanitarian, medical supplies, medical evacuation, and vaccines remain in …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 26, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights The Embassy has identified two upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available.  The first flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM9234) and is scheduled for July 1.  The second flight is operated by Spirit Airlines and is scheduled for July 2 (flight number NK6511).  There are no …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 25, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights The Embassy has identified two upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available.  The first flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM9234) and is scheduled for July 1.  The second flight is operated by Spirit Airlines and is scheduled for July 2 (flight number NK6511).  There are no …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 24, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights The Embassy has identified four upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available.  The first flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM9234) and is scheduled for July 1.  The three other flights are operated by Spirit Airlines and are scheduled for June 25, July 2, and July 9 …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 23, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights The Embassy has identified three upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available.  The first flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM9234) and is scheduled for July 1.  The two other flights are operated by Spirit Airlines and are scheduled for July 2 and July 9 (flight number …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 23, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 22, 2020)

Location: Panama   Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight  At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department of State …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 21, 2020)

Location: Panama   Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight    At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department of State …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 20, 2020)

Location: Panama  Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 19, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 19, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On June 18, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 23,351 cases of COVID-19. On June 17, the Government of Panama extended the suspension of international commercial passenger flights for an additional 30 days through July 22.  The previous exceptions for cargo, humanitarian, medical supplies, medical evacuation, and vaccines remain in …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 18, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 17, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation – Airport Closure Extended On June 17, the Government of Panama extended the suspension of international commercial passenger flights for an additional 30 days through July 22.  The previous exceptions for cargo, humanitarian, medical supplies, medical evacuation, and vaccines remain in place. On June 16, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 21,962 cases …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 17, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified one upcoming humanitarian flight with seats available. The flight is operated by Spirit Airlines (flight number NK 6511) and is scheduled for June 25.  There are no additional flights planned at this time, so if you desire to return to the United States, it …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 17, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 16, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 15, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified one upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available. The flight is operated by United Airlines (flight number UA 2417) and is scheduled for June 19.  There are no additional flights planned at this time, so if you desire to return to the United States, it …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 14, 2020)

Location: Panama    Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight    The Embassy has identified one upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available. The flight is operated by United Airlines (flight number UA 2417) and is scheduled for June 19.  There are no additional flights planned at this time, so if you desire to return to the United States, it is important to book immediately.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 13, 2020)

Location: Panama    Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight    The Embassy has identified one upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available. The flight is operated by United Airlines (flight number UA 2417) and is scheduled for June 19.  There are no additional flights planned at this time, so if you desire to return to the United States, it is important to book immediately.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who …

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Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 12, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On June 11, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 18,586 cases of COVID-19. MINSA also announced on June 11 that a health cordon has been declared in the community of Iber-Gun, in the township of Cristobal, Colon Province. Effective June 8, Panama’s National Immigration Service opened and started a 90-day …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 12, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified two upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available.  One operated by United Airlines (flight number UA 2417) and is scheduled for June 19, the other is operated by Copa (flight number CM 4982) and is scheduled for June 20.  There are no additional flights planned …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 11, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified two upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available.  The two flights are operated by United Airlines (flight numbers UA 3010 and UA 2417) and are scheduled for June 12 and June 19.  There are no additional flights planned at this time, so if you desire …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 10, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified two upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available.  The two flights are operated by United Airlines (flight numbers UA 3010 and UA 2417) and are scheduled for June 12 and June 19.  There are no additional flights planned at this time, so if you desire …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 9, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified two upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available.  The two flights are operated by United Airlines (flight numbers UA 3010 and UA 2417) and are scheduled for June 12 and June 19.  There are no additional flights planned at this time, so if you desire …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 8, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Three Month Extension of Migratory Status for Foreigners in Panama Panama’s National Immigration Service (SNM) is now open and taking new applications and appointments, but due to rules established by Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA), will only be operating at 25% capacity. Effective today, June 8, SNM started a 90-day period during …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 8, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation – Return to Quarantine in Panama Oeste and Panama Provinces On June 7, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 16,425 cases of COVID-19. On June 7, MINSA published a resolution regarding movement restrictions in the provinces of Panama and Panama Oeste.  These provinces will return to movement restrictions based on gender and ID …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 8, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified three upcoming humanitarian flights.  The first two flights are operated by United Airlines (flight numbers UA 3010 and UA 2417) and are scheduled for June 12 and June 19.  The third flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM 4982), and is scheduled …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 7, 2020)

Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified three upcoming humanitarian flights.  The first two flights are operated by United Airlines (flight numbers UA 3010 and UA 2417) and are scheduled for June 12 and June 19.  The third flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM 4982), and is scheduled for June …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 7, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation – Return to Quarantine in Panama Oeste and Panama Provinces  On June 6, the government announced that the provinces of Panama and Panama Oeste will return to movement restrictions based on gender and ID number, starting on June 8.  Gender restrictions allow for movements as follows: Women:  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Men:  Tuesday and …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 6, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified three upcoming humanitarian flights.  The first two flights are operated by United Airlines (flight numbers UA 3010 and UA 2417) and are scheduled for June 12 and June 19.  The third flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM 4982), and is scheduled …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 5, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 4, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 3, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 2, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified one upcoming humanitarian flight with seats available, operated by Spirit Airlines (flight number – NK6511), scheduled for June 3.  There are not many seats left, so if you desire to return to the United States, it is important to book immediately.  Any traveler with …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 1, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified one upcoming humanitarian flight with seats available, operated by Spirit Airlines (flight number – NK6511), scheduled for June 3.  There are not many seats left, so if you desire to return to the United States, it is important to book immediately.  Any traveler with …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 31, 2020)

Location: Panama    Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight    The Embassy has identified an additional flight, operated by Copa Airlines (flight number – CM4050), scheduled for June 10.  The flight will have a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama is eligible to purchase a ticket.  Travelers should carefully plan their onward travel …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 30, 2020)

Location: Panama    Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight    The Embassy has identified an additional flight, operated by Copa Airlines (flight number – CM4050), scheduled for June 10.  The flight will have a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama is eligible to purchase a ticket.  Travelers should carefully plan their onward travel …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 29, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified an additional flight, operated by Copa Airlines (flight number – CM4050), scheduled for June 10.  The flight will have a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama is …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 28, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified an additional flight, operated by Copa Airlines (flight number – CM4050), scheduled for June 10.  The flight will have a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama is …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 27, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified two additional flights, operated by Spirit Airlines (both with the same flight number – NK6511), scheduled for June 3 and June 10.  The flights will have a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 26, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified two additional flights, operated by Spirit Airlines (both with the same flight number – NK6511), scheduled for June 3 and June 10.  The flights will have a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 25, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified two additional flights, operated by Spirit Airlines (both with the same flight number – NK6511), scheduled for June 3 and June 10.  The flights will have a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 24, 2020)

Location: Panama    Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight    The Embassy has identified two additional flights, operated by Spirit Airlines (both with the same flight number – NK6511), scheduled for June 3 and June 10.  The flights will have a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama is eligible to purchase a ticket.  Travelers should …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 23, 2020)

Location: Panama     Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight    At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 22, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On May 21, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 10,116 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 22, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified two additional flights, operated by United Airlines (flight numbers – UA 3014 and UA 2417), scheduled for May 27 and June 3.  The flights will have a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 22, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) June 2020

Due to the extraordinary and unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the June 2020 Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) has been temporarily postponed. For new test and registration dates for the next FSOT to be offered, please refer to: https://home.pearsonvue.com/fsot Have you ever wanted to become a diplomat for the U.S. government? Here is your opportunity! …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 21, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 20, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 19, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy has identified an additional flight, operated by Copa Airlines (flight number – CM 4050), scheduled for May 25.  The flight will have a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 19, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 18, 2020)

Location: Panama Event:  Humanitarian Flights Require Approval by the Government of Panama The Embassy is aware that United airlines is offering tickets for a flight on May 27.  The Embassy has received no indication that this flight has been approved by the Panamanian government.  We will continue to notify U.S. citizens in Panama of all …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 18, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 17, 2020)

Location: Panama   Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight  At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 16, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On May 15, the Government of Panama extended the suspension of international commercial passenger flights for an additional 30 days until June 22.  The previous exceptions for cargo, humanitarian, medical supplies, medical evacuation, and vaccines remain in place. On May 15, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 9,268 cases of COVID-19. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 16, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 15, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On May 14, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 9,118 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 15, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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2 simple steps for U.S. citizens overseas to vote from anywhere

Living across the pond? Working outside the states? No matter where you are, you can vote. If you’re a U.S. citizen living abroad, you can have your absentee ballots sent to you this election year. Here’s how: Register to vote and request your ballot. Fill out the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) and send it to your election office by August 1 (or …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 14, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On May 13, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 8,944 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 14, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 13, 2020)

Location: Panama    Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights    At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department of State …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 13, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders   On May 12, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 8,783 cases of COVID-19.   MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in public.   During the nationwide movement restrictions, the Embassy encourages everyone to prepare …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 12, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On May 11, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 8,616 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 12, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 11, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On May 10, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 8,448 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 11, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 10), 2020)

Location: Panama     Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights    At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States.  As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.   There is no guarantee that the Department of State …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 10, 2020)

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders   On May 8, the Government of Panama announced that both Saturday, May 9, and Sunday, May 10, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes.  For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend.   On May 9, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 8,282 cases of COVID-19.   MINSA reminds citizens and residents of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 9, 2020)

Location: Panama    Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights   The Embassy has identified two flights, both operated by Spirit Airlines (both with the same flight number – NK 6511), scheduled for May 15 and 19.  Each flight will have a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama is eligible to purchase a …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 9, 2020)  

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders   On May 8, the Government of Panama announced that both Saturday, May 9, and Sunday, May 10, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes.  For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend.   On May 8, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 8,070 cases of COVID-19.     MINSA reminds citizens and residents of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 8, 2020)

Location: Panama    Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights   The Embassy has identified two flights, both operated by Spirit Airlines (both with the same flight number – NK 6511), scheduled for May 15 and 19.  Each flight will have a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama is eligible to purchase a …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 8, 2020) 

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders On May 7, the Government of Panama announced that both Saturday, May 9, and Sunday, May 10, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes. For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend. On May 7, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 7,868 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 7, 2020) 

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On May 6, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 7,731 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in public. During the nationwide …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 7, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States. As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.  There is no guarantee that the Department of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 6, 2020) 

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On May 5, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 7,523 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in public. During the nationwide …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 6, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States. As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.  There is no guarantee that the Department of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 5, 2020) 

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On May 4, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 7,387 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in public. During the nationwide …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 5, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States. As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.  There is no guarantee that the Department of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 4, 2020) 

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On May 3, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 7,197 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in public. During the nationwide …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 4, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States. As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.  There is no guarantee that the Department of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 3, 2020)

Location: Panama     Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight  At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States. As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.  There is no guarantee that the Department of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 3, 2020)

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders On April 30, the Government of Panama announced that both Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes. For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend. On May 2, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 7,090 cases …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 2, 2020)

Location: Panama   Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight  At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States. As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.  There is no guarantee that the Department of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 2, 2020)

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders On April 30, the Government of Panama announced that both Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes. For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend. On May 1, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 6,720 cases …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 1, 2020) 

Location: Panama       Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight      At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States. As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.  There is no guarantee that the Department of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 1, 2020)

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders   On April 30, the Government of Panama announced that both Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes. For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend.   On April 30, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 6,532 cases of COVID-19.     MINSA reminds citizens and residents …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 30, 2020) 

Location: Panama    Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight   The Embassy has identified one flight, operated by Spirit Airlines (NK 6511), scheduled for May 8 with a limited number of seats available.  Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama is eligible to purchase a ticket.     NOTE – There are no other planned flights.  …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 30, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On April 29, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 6,378 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in public. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 29, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On April 28, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 6,200 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in public. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 28, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On April 27, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 6,021 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in public. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 27, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On April 26, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 5,779 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in public. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 26, 2020) 

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders   On April 23, the Government of Panama announced that both Saturday, April 25, and Sunday, April 26, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes.  For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend.   On April 25, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 5,538 cases of COVID-19.     MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 25, 2020) 

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders   On April 23, the Government of Panama announced that both Saturday, April 25, and Sunday, April 26, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes.  For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend.   On April 24, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 5,338 cases of COVID-19.     MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 24, 2020)

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders   On April 23, the Government of Panama announced that both Saturday, April 25, and Sunday, April 26, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes.  For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend.   On April 23, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 5,166 cases of COVID-19.     MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 23, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On April 22, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 4,992 cases of COVID-19. On April 21, the Municipal Council of the City of Panama passed a new decree stating that anyone leaving their residence must be wearing a mask that covers their nose and mouth.  Panamanian National Police and Municipal Police will …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 22, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders On April 20, the Government of Panama extended the suspension of international commercial passenger flights for an additional 30 days through May 22.  The previous exceptions for cargo, humanitarian, medical supplies, medical evacuation, and vaccines remain in place. On April 21, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 4,821 cases of COVID-19. MINSA …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 21, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders On April 20, the Government of Panama extended the suspension of international commercial passenger flights for an additional 30 days through May 22.  The previous exceptions for cargo, humanitarian, medical supplies, medical evacuation, and vaccines remain in place. On April 20, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 4,658 cases of COVID-19. MINSA …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 20, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders On April 19, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 4,467 cases of COVID-19.  MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in public.  …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 19, 2020)

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders On April 16, the Government of Panama announced that both Saturday, April 18, and Sunday, April 19, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes.  For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend. On April 18, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 4,273 cases of COVID-19.  MINSA reminds citizens and residents of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 18, 2020)

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders On April 16, the Government of Panama announced that both Saturday, April 18, and Sunday, April 19, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes.  For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend. On April 17, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 4,210 cases of COVID-19.  MINSA reminds citizens and residents of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 17, 2020) 

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders  On April 16, the Government of Panama announced that both Saturday, April 18, and Sunday, April 19, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes.  For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend.  On April 16, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 4,016 cases of COVID-19.   MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 16, 2020)

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders On April 15, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 3,751 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 15, 2020)

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders On April 14, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 3,574 cases of COVID-19.  MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 14, 2020)

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders On April 13, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 3,472 cases of COVID-19.  MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 13, 2020) 

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders    On April 12, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 3,400 cases of COVID-19.     MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also requires the use of masks, even homemade ones, when in public.      On April 1, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 11, 2020) 

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report, and Reminders     Panama’s President Cortizo announced that both Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes.  For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend.   On April 10,  Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 2,974 cases of COVID-19.     MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 10, 2020)

Location: Panama   Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight    At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States. As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.  There is no guarantee that the Department of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 10, 2020)

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders Panama’s President Cortizo announced that both Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes.  For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend. On April 9, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 2, 752 cases of COVID-19.  MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 9, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States. As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.  There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 9, 2020)

Event:  Increased Movement Restrictions, COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders Panama’s President Cortizo announced that both Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, will be full quarantine whereby no one can leave their homes.  For now, the inclusion of Saturday only applies to this weekend. On April 8, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 2,528 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 8, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On April 7, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 2,249 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also recommends the use of masks, even homemade ones, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 8, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States. As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.  There is no guarantee that the Department of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 7, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight At present the Department of State is making every effort to assist U.S. citizens overseas who wish to return to the United States. As the COVID-19 situation develops, our ability to provide such assistance may become more limited or even unavailable.  There is no guarantee that the Department …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 7, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On April 6, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 2,100 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also recommends the use of masks, even homemade ones, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 6, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy is working on evacuation options via commercially operated humanitarian flights for any qualified traveler with appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama.  There are no guarantees of these flights or the space available. There is one flight operated by Spirit Airlines (NK …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 6, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders On April 5, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 1,988 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also recommends the use of masks, even homemade ones, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 5, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders  On April 4, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 1,801 cases of COVID-19. MINSA reminds citizens and residents of Panama that staying at home, not touching your face, and washing your hands frequently are the best means of prevention against COVID-19.  It also recommends the use of masks, even homemade ones, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 5, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flight The Embassy is working on  evacuation options via commercially operated humanitarian flights for any qualified traveler with appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama.  There are no guarantees of these flights or the space available. There is one flight operated by Spirit Airlines …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 4, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminders    On April 3, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 1,673 cases of COVID-19.    On April 1, the government expanded movement restrictions based on gender.  Individuals will be permitted to circulate during the same hours determined by ID number as set forth in previous decrees.  However, the expanded restrictions only allow for movements as follows:     Women:  Monday, Wednesday, and …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 3, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminder On April 2, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 1,475 cases of COVID-19. On April 1, the government expanded movement restrictions based on gender.  Individuals will be permitted to circulate during the same hours determined by ID number as set forth in previous decrees.  However, the expanded restrictions only allow for movements as …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 2, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Cancellation of April 4 and 5 Military Repatriation Flights The two anticipated U.S. military air flights scheduled for April 4 and 5 have been cancelled.  The Embassy is not aware of any additional flights currently.  The Embassy is exploring other options for evacuation flights. If you want to be considered for future …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 2, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminder On April 1, the government expanded movement restrictions based on gender.  Individuals will be permitted to circulate during the same hours determined by ID number as set forth in previous decrees.  However, the expanded restrictions only allow for movements as follows:  Women:  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday  Men:  Tuesday, Thursdays, and Saturday  Sunday:  …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 1, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Military Repatriation Flights The Embassy is working on two options via military flights for those U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) wishing to depart Panama. There are no guarantees of these flights or the space available. There are two U.S. military air flights scheduled for April 4 and 5 with a limited …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (April 1, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminder On April 1, the government expanded movement restrictions based on gender.  Individuals will be permitted to circulate during the same hours determined by ID number as set forth in previous decrees.  However, the expanded restrictions only allow for movements as follows:  Women:  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday  Men:  Tuesday, Thursdays, and Saturday  Sunday:  …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 31, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Military Repatriation Flights The Embassy is working on two evacuation options via military flights for those U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) wishing to depart Panama. There are no guarantees of these flights or the space available. There are three U.S. military air flights scheduled for April 2, 4, and 5 with a …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 31, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminder On March 30, the government announced expanded movement restrictions based on gender, effective Wednesday, April 1, at 5:00 a.m.  Individuals will be permitted to circulate during the same hours determined by ID number as set forth in previous decrees. However, the expanded restrictions only allow for movements as follows:  Women: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday  …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 30, 2020)

Location: Panama  Event: Planned Military Repatriation Flights  The Embassy is working on two evacuation options via military flights for those U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) wishing to depart Panama. There are no guarantees of these flights or the space available.  There are three U.S. military air flights scheduled for April 2 and 4 with a limited number of seats available; we are in the process of notifying individuals who …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 30, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminder Hours of circulation during the total quarantine are intended only for essential purchases by one person per household.  The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens in Panama that it is always obligatory to comply with local laws. On March 29, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 989 cases of COVID-19. On March 26, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 29, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Military Repatriation Flights The Embassy is working on two evacuation options via military flights for those U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) wishing to depart Panama. There are no guarantees of these flights or the space available. There are two U.S. military air flights scheduled for April 2 and 4 with a limited …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 29, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminder Hours of circulation during the total quarantine are intended only for essential purchases by one person per household.  The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens in Panama that it is always obligatory to comply with local laws. On March 28, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 901 cases of COVID-19. On March 26, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 28, 2020)

Location: Panama  Event: Planned Military Repatriation Flights  The Embassy is working on two evacuation options via military flights for those U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) wishing to depart Panama. There are no guarantees of these flights or the space available. There are two U.S. military air flights scheduled for April 2 and 4 with a limited …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 28, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminder  Hours of circulation during the total quarantine are intended only for essential purchases by one person per household.  The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens in Panama that it is always obligatory to comply with local laws.  On March 27,  Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 786 cases of COVID-19.  On March …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 27, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Planned Military Repatriation Flights The Embassy is working on two evacuation options via military flights for those U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) accompanying U.S. citizen family members wishing to depart Panama. There are no guarantees of these flights or the space available. There are two U.S. military air flights scheduled for April 2 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 27, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report and Reminder Hours of circulation during the total quarantine are intended only for essential purchases by one person per household.  The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens in Panama that it is always obligatory to comply with local laws. On March 26, Panama’s Ministry of Health (MINSA) confirmed 674 cases of COVID-19. On March 26, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 26, 2020)

Event:  Nationwide Suspension of Domestic Commercial and Charter Flights On March 26, Panama announced the nationwide suspension of commercial passenger and domestic charter flights, in addition to the March 22 ban on international commercial passenger flights.  There are exceptions for cargo, humanitarian, medical supplies, medical evacuation, and vaccines. The Embassy is working on evacuation options via commercial humanitarian and military …

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Message to U.S. Citizens Seeking Travel Assistance

Updated on July 1 U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States should work with their airlines to make travel arrangements while flights are still available.  In case commercial transportation options cease to be available, we are compiling a list of persons seeking to leave Panama. Please enroll in STEP https://step.state.gov/step/ and also fill out …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 25, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: Possible Repatriation Flights The Embassy is working to find evacuation options via commercial humanitarian and military flights for those U.S. Citizens wishing to depart Panama. There are no guarantees of these flights or the space available. There is a U.S. military air flight scheduled for March 30 with a very limited number of seats available; …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 24, 2020)

Location:  Panama Event:  Nationwide Movement Restrictions Beginning March 25, 2020  Panama has enacted nationwide movement restrictions, also being referred to as quarantine, beginning Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 5:01 am.    The movement restrictions will include regular windows of time for people to grocery shop, get medicines, or deal with medical emergencies based on the last digit of their cedula number or passport if an individual …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 23, 2020)

Location:  Panama Event:  Expansion of Nationwide Curfew Hours Effective Tuesday, March 24, The Government of Panama will expand a nationwide curfew from the current times of 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.  Decree 504 establishes that people who break  health regulations and quarantines will receive fines between $50,000 to $100,000, and …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 23, 2020)

Location:  Panama Event: Three humanitarian flights to Houston operated by United will depart from Tocumen International Airport March 23 and 24, 2020. The U.S. Embassy in Panama City has been informed that United Airlines will operate the following humanitarian flights, which will depart from Tocumen International Airport and go to Houston, Texas. Please contact United Airlines …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 19, 2020)

Location:  Panama Event:  Effective at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, Panama will suspend all commercial flights into and out of Panama. On Thursday, March 19, the U.S. Department of State issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory. On March 19, the Panamanian government announced that all commercial flights into and out of Panama will be suspended …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 18, 2020)

Location:  Panama Event:  Effective tonight, March 18, there will be an indefinite nationwide curfew between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. On March 17, the Panamanian Ministry of Health announced 86 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Panama. The government of Panama has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Travelers …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 17, 2020)

Location: Panama Event:  On March 16, the Panamanian Ministry of Health announced 69 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Panama. The government of Panama has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. Panama …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 16, 2020)

Location:  Panama Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Corona virus (COVID-19), first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 15, the Panamanian Ministry of Health announced 55 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Panama. The government of Panama has implemented enhanced screening and …

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Consular Section Closure for Non-emergency Services

The U.S. Embassy in Panama City is currently operating at reduced staffing. As a result, the Consular Section will be closed for routine services from Tuesday, March 17, 2020, until further notice. Emergency services for U.S. citizens and emergency visa services will still be available.  Acceptance and processing of passport and visa applications eligible for …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 13, 2020)

Location: Panama Event: There is an ongoing outbreak of Corona virus (COVID-19), first identified in Wuhan, China. The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 12, the Panamanian Ministry of Health announced 27 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Panama. The government of Panama has …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (Mar 12, 2020)

Location:  Panama Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Corona virus (COVID-19), first identified in Wuhan, China. The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 11, the Panamanian Ministry of Health announced 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Panama. The government of Panama has implemented enhanced screening, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (Mar 11, 2020)

Location:  Panama Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Corona virus (COVID-19), first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 10, the Panamanian Ministry of Health announced eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Panama. The government of Panama has …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (Mar 10, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 10, 2020) Location:  Panama Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Corona virus (COVID-19), first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 9, the Panamanian Ministry of Health announced the first …

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Security Update – U. S. Embassy Panama City, Panama

Location:  Colon, Panama Update: The prohibition on travel of U.S. Embassy personnel to Colon has been lifted. Please continue exercising normal precautions in Panama.  Remember some areas have increased risks.  Do NOT travel to parts of the Mosquito Gulf and Darien.   To read the complete Panama travel advisory on Travel.State.Gov, please select the following link …

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Security Update – U. S. Embassy Panama

Location:  Colon, Panama Event: La Alianza Causa Justa Colon is advertising two days of protests in the Colon area, February 3-4.  There is a likelihood of civil unrest and an increase in violent criminal activity typically associated with these types of protests.  These protests will include the closure of major roads in/around the city. U.S. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Registering to Vote and Submitting a Ballot – U.S Elections 2020

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to  FVAP.gov  to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, …

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Security Update – U. S. Embassy Panama City, Panama

Location:  Colon, Panama Update: The prohibition on travel of U.S. Embassy personnel to Colon has been lifted.  Please continue exercising normal precautions in Panama.  Remember some areas have increased risks.  Do NOT travel to parts of the Mosquito Gulf and Darien. To read the complete Panama travel advisory on Travel.State.Gov , please select the following link …

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U.S. Social Security Services and other Federal Benefits Panama City – February 3-7, 2020

U.S. Social Security Services and other Federal Benefits Panama City – February 3-7, 2020   The U.S. Embassy in Panama is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit will visit Panama City to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security and other federal benefits. Where:  Center …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Panama City, Panama

Location:  Colon, Panama Event: Civil unrest is occurring in the northern city of Colon following protests related to high unemployment rates, affordable housing, community revitalization, and insecurity.  Protesters blocked city streets in approximately six locations throughout the city of Colon, preventing vehicular traffic from entering the city from the highway and halting traffic within the …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama, January 6, 2020  Location: Panama Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama

Location: Panama City, Panama Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on December 20, 2019, beginning at 8:00am. The group intends to protest on the 30-year anniversary of Operation Just Cause.  Note – Access on and off the Embassy compound will be restricted during the demonstration and the Consular Section will be closed to the …

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Consular Section Closure for Non-emergency Services

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Panama City will be closed for routine services from Monday, December 23, 2019 through Friday, January 3, 2020. Emergency services for U.S. citizens and emergency visa services will still be available. If you are an U.S. citizen experiencing an emergency, please contact us via email at Panama-ACS@state.gov or …

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ACS Unit Outreach in Coronado

U.S. Embassy Panama American Citizen Services Unit Outreach in Coronado Consul James P. O’Brien and U.S. Embassy Panama’s American Citizens Services (ACS) staff will visit Coronado on Wednesday, October 09, 2019.  The Consul will host a Town Hall to introduce himself, answer questions, and to hear about your experiences as U.S. citizens living in Coronado from 11:00am-11:30am …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Social Security Services in Panama City August 19-23

The U.S. Embassy in Panama is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Office will visit Panama City to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security benefits. Where:   Center for English Language Immersion (CELI)  – Via España, Edificio Cromos, First Floor. When:  August 19, 20, 21 and 22 from 8 am to 4 pm …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall with Consul General and Passport and Notarial Services on Isla Colon on Thursday, June 6th

Consul General Landon Taylor and U.S. Embassy Panama’s American Citizens Services (ACS) staff will visit Isla Colón, Bocas Del Toro on Thursday, June 6, 2019.  The Consul General will host a Town Hall to introduce himself, answer questions, and to hear about your experiences as U.S. citizens living in Bocas del Toro from 10am-11am in the meeting room …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: May 13-17 U.S. Social Security Services in Panama City

The U.S. Embassy in Panama is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit will visit Panama City to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security and other federal benefits. Where:  Center for English Language Immersion (CELI) – Via España, Edificio Cromos, First Floor. When:  May 13, 14, 15, and 16 from 8 …

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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Panama City, Panama

Location: Loma Yuca, Santa Catalina District, Comarca Ngäbe Buglé (Bocas del Toro, Chiriqui, Veraguas), Panama Event: On February 1, 2019 the Panamanian Ministry of Health announced that Panama is experiencing an outbreak of whooping cough (Pertussis). As of January 31, 2019, the Ministry reports a total of 81 cases, with nine confirmed deaths. All of …

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Expired – Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 13, 2018)

Expired – Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (March 13, 2018) Location: North of “Calle 16”, Colon, Panama Event: Criminal elements are clashing with Panamanian National Police and blocking streets, setting fire to tires and buildings, and gunfire has been reported. U.S. Embassy Panama has prohibited the travel of all Embassy personnel to …

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