United Kingdom Tourist Visa For Panama (180 Day Visa Free Period)

This page provides visa information for UK Citizens wanting to travel to Panama.

Important Information

If you are arriving in Panama as a UK Citizen, you will be granted a stay of up to 180 days without a visa. You must have proof of a return or onward ticket and the equivalent of at least US$500 or a credit card. If you are arriving in Panama by sea, regardless of citizenship, a visa will be required.

Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months from the date of exit from Panama, and must have several unused pages.

Is this visa the right one for me?

This visa can be used for tourist travel to Panama only. Business activities are not allowed. Tourist activities include:

  • Holidays
  • Sightseeing or Packpacking
  • Visiting Family or Friends
  • Unpaid Sports/Music/Dance Roles
  • Attending a Wedding or Funeral
  • Religious Purposes
  • Medical Treatments


The information found here is based on the response provided by the Panamanian embassy. We recommend you always double check the latest information directly with the embassy before you travel. If you wish to travel for longer than the visa-free period, you should speak to the Panamanian embassy directly on 0207 409 2255.

Travel Requirements

In order to travel to Panama there are a few requirements. Click on any of the icons below to learn more about each one.

Visa Not Required

Citizens of the United Kingdom can enter Panama without a visa for up to 180 days.


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