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. Currently, only the passport renewal process for adult American citizens continues without interruption via mail (DHL): The process for visa renewal via mail remains suspended until further notice.

If you are an U.S. citizen in need of an emergency consular service, please contact us via email at or call +507 317-5000.

If you believe that you have an emergency need for visa services (e.g., medical emergencies), please contact