NEW! Panamanian E-Passport
From 2014 onwards the e-passport has replaced former Panama passports issued by the Passport Authority of Panama (Autoridad de Pasaportes de Panamá). The e-passport uses modern technologies offering high standards of security such as an anti-fraud device, polycarbonate sheet and computer chip containing the data of its holder and of the issuing authority.
The Panamanian Passport
The Panamanian passport is valid for a period of five (5) years and it is an official document for both; travel and identification; and is issued by:
- The Passport Authority of Panama (Autoridad de Pasaportes de Panamá)
After filling up the application in our offices it will be sent to the Passport Authority of Panama for issuance; once it is issue the Passport Authority of Panama will sent it to back to our offices.
Processing time to issue a passport
The processing time may take around (8) eight weeks.
NOTE: Take into consideration the following for the processing time: roundtrip delivery (HKG-PTY-HKG): the evaluation and verification process made by the Passport Department for Panamanians abroad plus the processing and issuance time of the passport.
What types of passport?
Ordinary: 32 pages
To find out more information about the requirements to apply for a passport, please go to the links on the left.