PASSPORTS

REQUIREMENTS FOR PANAMANIAN PASSPORT:


The process takes between 6 and 8 weeks.
1. Fill the application form (only hand print or typed will be accepted)


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Passport application (Solicitud de pasaporte)

 

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2. Two (2) copies of the first page of the expired passport.
(Copies must be signed, indicating this is the last passport that has been issued). If you have lost, destroyed or have run out of pages in your passport before its expiration...


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Anulación de pasaporte

 

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3. Two (2) copies of the Panamanian birth certificate.
If you do not have it, send an International Western Union money order(no others accepted) issued to ""Tribunal Electoral de Panama" in the amount of $3.00
4. Two (2) copies of the petitioner Panamanian personal identification card
5. Two (2) photographs, passport size, (size 35 mm wide x 45 mm high). Must be in color, not glossy, and with a white background. Ladies (No sleeveless blouse), no big earings, no piercing and no glasses(even if you wear prescription glasses).
6. Signature of the petitioner. (In the middle of a white sheet of paper 8 ½ x 11).
This signature MUST BE exactly as the one shown in the panamanian personal ID.
7. Western Union money order (no others accepted) issued to "Fondo Especial de Pasaportes" in the amount of $54.00 (single cashier's check).
8. Courier and other fees: $120.00 Western Union (no others accepted) Money Order payable to "Consulado de Panama" for courier expense and consular fees.
9. A letter addressed to the Consulate of Panama in Houston with your contact information:


FULL NAME
HOME PHONE NUMBER
WORK PHONE NUMBER
FAX
EMAIL

For underage or minors

Including the requirements in the section Requirements for Panamanian Passport, you will need also:

1.  Application form for a minor must be signed by the father and mother

2.  Signed letter from father and mother authorizing the Consulate to request the minor's passport . (This document should be also signed and stamped by the Consulate)

Download the document "Authorization"

3.  Photocopy of personal identification card of the minor.

4. Photocopy of personal identification card of both mother and father of the minor. Call the consulate for exceptions.

5. If you need to void a minor's passport, please fill the following form.

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"Anulación de pasaporte para menores"

Renewal of lost or stolen passport

Including the requirements in the section Requirements for Panamanian Passport, you will need also:

1. Copy of Police report. Must include passport number that has been lost or stolen

2. Western Union money order (no others accepted) issued to "Fondo Especial de Pasaportes" in the amount of $4.00

3. Fill the form "Anulación de pasaporte"

Download the document "Anulación de pasaporte"

 

Renewal of passport before expiration time

Including the requirements in the section Requirements for Panamanian Passport, you will need also:

1. Letter explaining the reason of requesting a new passport

2. Western Union money order (no others accepted) issued to "Fondo Especial de Pasaportes" in the amount of $4.00

3. Fill the form "Anulación de pasaporte"

Download the document "Anulación de pasaporte"