Message for U.S. Citizens: Notice of Consular Section Closure for Non-Emergency Services (December 28, 2020) 

Due to new movement and business restrictions imposed by the Ministry of Health, the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Panama City will be closed for non-emergency services through January 15, 2021.  The Embassy will be completely closed on January 1, 2021. 

Emergency services for U.S. citizens and emergency visa services will still be available.  If you are a U.S. citizen experiencing an emergency, please contact us via email at or call +507 317-5000. 

If you know someone with an emergency need for visa services (emergency needs include medical emergencies, the death of a family member, students that begin or resume classes in January, urgent business travel, among others), please have the applicant contact 

ACS and visa applicants with existing appointments will be contacted to inform them if their appointments need to be rescheduled.  


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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