Message for U.S. Citizens: Notice of Consular Section Closure for Non-emergency Services (December 17, 2020)

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Panama City will be closed for routine services from Monday, December 21, 2020 until Monday, January 4, 2021The Embassy will be completely closed December 24 and 252020, and January 1, 2021. 

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 or call +507 317-5000. 

If you believe that you have an emergency need for visa services (emergency needs would include medical emergencies, the death of a family member, students that begin or resume classes in January and urgent business travel), please contact 


U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama
Building 783, Demetrio Basilio Lakas Avenue
Clayton, Panama
+507 317-5000 

State Department – Consular Affairs
+1 (888)407-4747 or +1 (202)501-4444 

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