This program allows foreign investors to obtain legal residency in Panama under the condition that they must rent a plot of land or an office or building (rented through a 10 to 20 year concession) within one of the new tax free processing zones in Panama, for the purpose of operating a business from Panama that exports its products or services. Click here for more info.
Panama Executive Visa
Normally obtained for persons coming to work to Panama of from Panama on a temporary basis. This type of visa requires that there must exist an established connection between a mother company abroad and the activities that the representative performs in Panama. For more information on this option, please contact us below.
(Ciudad del Saber Visa de Trabajo)
This program allows foreign investors to obtain up to 5 work visas (valid for an initial term of 2 years, and renewable for an additional 2 years) for their company in Panama under the condition that they must rent an office or building within the City of Knowledge of Panama (located within the former Fort Clayton military base), for the purpose of operating a business from Panama. Click here for more info.
Note: the above options are work programs only and do not lead to permanent residency.