Get up-to-date information on the Coronavirus changing situation, its restrictions and requirements for U.S. citizens in Panama.
If you require a new passport, a renewal passport, or just aren’t sure, our simple Passport Wizard will assist you in determining your eligibility and gathering the documentation needed to apply.
There is no walk-in service for United States citizens who require a service related to passports, citizenship, or birth registration. These services are by appointment only. (except for Adult Passport Renewal that is by mail only, unless you don’t meet the requirements of this service).
Passport services are not available on weekends, or on Panama or U.S. Holidays.
The processing time for routine passport renewals is six to ten weeks. If you are traveling within the next ten weeks, please see Emergency Passports for further information.
Passport and Passport Card Pick up
If you applied for your passport/card at the Embassy: Please pick up your new passport/card at the American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit of the Consular Section. Hours of operation for passport pick up are Monday through Thursday at 2 p.m. Please go to Window 14 and wait until the last person in line is served. Please note that passports will not be delivered before 2 p.m. due to the high number of consular services.
If you already know which forms to complete, you can: