US To Panama Travel Restrictions, Flights News & Travel Ban In 2021 – Advisory & Requirements

This page was last updated on 29 October, 2021.


At a Glance

Most travelers from United States are allowed to enter Panama, but there are restrictions.
Source: Visit Panama

Panama: Open for Travel

Travel is allowed with restrictions
Travelers are allowed to enter Panama. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Source: Visit Panama


No quarantine is required for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers arriving from selected countries are not required to quarantine on arrival in Panama. These travelers must have a valid vaccination certificate in order to avoid quarantine.

Source: Visit Panama

COVID-19 test not required

No proof of a negative COVID-19 test required for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to have proof of a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Panama.

Source: Visit Panama

Masks are required

Masks are mandatory in public
Travelers aged 3 years and older must wear masks in all public places.

Source: Visit Panama

Other Things to Take Note Of

Health screening on arrival
Temperature screening is required for all travellers on arrival in Panama.

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Required Documents for your Trip

Mandatory proof of vaccination
Fully vaccinated travelers must present a valid vaccination certificate on arrival, showing at least 14 days have passed since they received the last dose. Vaccines used must be approved by WHO, EMA, or FDA.

Source: Visit Panama
Mandatory health declaration form
All travelers are required to complete an Electronic Affidavit (sworn statement) before boarding their flight to Panama. After filling up the document, travelers will receive a QR code that must be shown on their smartphones.

Source: Visit Panama
Document: Complete online

Optional Documents for your Trip

Recommended health insurance
Travelers are recommended to have health insurance with COVID-19 coverage before arrival in Panama.

Source: Visit Panama