The most popular international visa is Panama’s Friendly Nations Visa. Whether you want to create an exit strategy, open an international business or foreign bank account, or actually move to Panama, take a look at Panama’s Friendly Nations Visa.
Panama created a Permanent Residency Program that applies citizens of top 50 countries, granting them permanent resident status, a Panamanian certificate and the right to request a work permit indefinitely, only with few requirements.
Document Specifications ( All documents must be fresh
(within 2 months of visa application) and passports must have at least 1 year to run)
All documents must be authenticated by a Notary and by the nearest Panamanian Consulate, or by a Notary and the Apostille.
The Apostille (The Hague Convention of 1961) is a faster way of authenticating documents and is normally obtained through the Secretary of State Department in your home state (in the USA) or through the Foreign Office
Birth and/or marriage certificates that prove the relationship between dependents and the applicant are required.authenticated by a Panamanian consulate or Apostilled.
Copies of the passport(s) of the applicant and dependents that have been notarized by a Panamanian notary.
8 passport-size photos.
A copy of the applicant's driver's license or a government-issued photo-I. D. that has been authenticated by a Panamanian consulate or Apostilled.
A criminal history report that goes back at least two years and has been authenticated by the appropriate federal or governmental agencies in the country of which the applicant and by the Panamanian Consul in that country or by an Apostille.
Proof of legal residency if the applicant is not a citizen but is a resident of a friendly nations.
Documentation indicating the applicant is a member of the Board of Directors or is a majority shareholder in a Panama company or corporations (when the application is based upon economic ties).
FRIENDLY NATIONS VISA PANAMA
Marriage Certificate with Apostille (if married)
Birth Certificate with apostille (when children coming with the parents)
Friendly Nations Visas for permanent residence
Friendly nations Visa Panama has been expanded to 48.
See below for a complete List of Countries included in the Panama Friendly Nations Visa program.
In order to apply for a permanent residency visa:
The applicant must have either economic
or professional ties with the Republic of Panama.
FRIENDLY NATIONS VISA PANAMA
Friendly Nations Visa:
Citizens from any of the 50 nations considered “friendly” to Panama can move here with their immediate family and acquire a faster permanent residency visa than any other Panama visa. To qualify, the friendly citizen can either buy an existing Panama business or create a new business here or be employed in a professional capacity for a Panama professional services company. The 50 friendly nations are: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Marino, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United States of America, Uruguay, United Kingdom (Great Britain & Northern Ireland).
Note: The two visas above are the only ones granting immediate permanent residency. The visas below require a two year provisional temporary residency period before qualifying for permanent residency.
FRIENDLY NATIONS VISA PANAMA BASIC FEES AND COST
Panama Friendly nations visa
|MAIN APPLICANT||DEPENDENT (+12YEARS OLD)||DEPENDENT (-12YEARS OLD)|
|Notary and Translations Expenses (basic than be more depend the quantity of translations)||$ depend||$ depend||$ depend|
|Total||$ 4650 |
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Work Permit -FRIENDLY NATIONS VISA PANAMA
The permanent resident status does NOT entitle you to work in Panama right away; however, Panamanian law provides another process to apply for a work permit at the Ministry of Labor (Ministerio de Trabajo – MITRADEL), after the residence process is completed.
The process to obtain a Work Permit is independent from that of obtaining permanent residence, and it has a separate cost. MITRADEL usually takes 1-2 months to answer work permit applications.
Friendly Nations Visa Panama
Friendly nations Visa Panama has been expanded to 50. See below for a complete List of Countries included in the Panama Friendly Nations Visa program. In order to apply for a permanent residency visa: The applicant must have either economic or professional ties with the Republic of Panama.
|France||Germany||Great Britain||Greece||Hong Kong|