Panama visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Panamanian Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: 180 days

Entry Requirements

  • South Africans visiting Panama can stay visa free for a duration of 180 days. 
  • Intending visitors can stay in Panama on a tourist or business visa.
  • No visa is required for South Africans to enter Panama. 
  • Your visa is valid for a maximum of six months. 
  • If you intend to stay longer than five months, you can extend your stay by applying for an extension of your visa wish the offices of immigration at Panama.
  • Your passport must be valid for three months. 
  • Before entry into Panama, visitors must have proof of a minimum of $500 and a round trip ticket.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Panama safe for travelers to visit??

Panama is generally a safe country to visit, however, pick-pocketing and mugging is a common issue in Panama City, so tourists are advised to exercise caution, particularly in crowded areas such as train and bus stations, airports and on busy streets, as well as in public transport.

Best time of the year to visit Panama??

The best time to visit Panama is during the summer months of December to April. 

Is it cheap to visit Panama??

Attractions, transport, and local food are all very cheap in Panama.

What currency is used in Panama??

The currency used in Panama is the United States dollars. 

Is the tap water safe to drink in Panama??

The tap water is safe to drink in Panama. 

south africa travel document also been free visa to panama??

South Africa travel document also been visa free to Panama??
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