Due to operational concerns related to World Youth Day and the Pope’s visit, such as unusually congested traffic and road closures in the vicinity of the Embassy and throughout Panama City, the Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Panama City will temporarily close for routine services starting Tuesday, January 22 and will re-open on Monday, January 28, 2019. Please also note that the Consular Section will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal holiday.
Consular Staff will be available for emergencies throughout World Youth Day. The following U.S. citizen emergency services will be available: replacing lost/stolen passports, providing lists of medical resources, assisting victims of crime, visiting arrested or detained U.S. citizens, aiding in the location of missing U.S. citizens, and supporting relatives after the death of a U.S. citizen. In an emergency, the Consular Section can be reached via phone at 317-5000 (011-507-317-5000 if dialing from the United States).
For general information on activities related to World Youth Day, please visit the official international website, https://www.panama2019.pa/en/home/.
U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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