MASCOT Message – Registering to Vote and Submitting a Ballot

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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