Please contact our Traffic Department as soon as you arrive to the Country.FOREIGN CITIZEN WITH WORKING VISA Foreign citizen with working visa can bring used household goods and personal effects without paying duties and taxes.This document is provided as a guide and for information only.While IAM has exercised reasonable care in publishing this document, IAM makes no representation, either expressed or implied, as to its accuracy or applicability.RETURNING PANAMANIANS Panamanian returning citizen who have been living abroad the country for at least 2 years can bring used household goods and personal effects without paying duties and taxes.New items are subject to duties and taxes around 22% based on the CIF (cost-insurance-freight) value.Having such documentation on hand can facilitate entry/departure if immigration requests it, although it is not always required.
There has been a recent spike in Dengue (the early stages of yellow fever) in recent years, so travelers will want to be especially careful during the rainy season. Citizens: For information, contact HM Customs & Excise at tel.
Any wood packing not properly marked will have to be done here. VEHICLES The Republic of Panama Law establishes that any vehicle entering to Panama should pay duties and taxes, except those of Foreign Citizen with diplomatic visa.
Foreign Diplomatic personnel can bring ONE car free of duties and taxes and must be accredited at Foreign Relationships Ministry.
New items are subject to duties and taxes around 22% based on the CIF (cost –insurance-freight) value.
The foreign citizen with the working visa should present to Immigration Office in Panama, before the shipment arrives to port, all required documents in order to obtain the working visa.
Customs What You Can Bring into Panama -- Visitors to Panama may bring with them personal items such as jewelry, and professional equipment including cameras, computers, and electronics, as well as fishing and diving gear for personal use -- all of which are permitted duty-free. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.