Carry your passport and tourist card, or better yet, a photocopy of each, with you at all times.Police will sometimes ask for your documents, particularly on long bus rides on routine checks.If you'll be going to the Darien, you may also want to take malaria pills, which should be prescribed by your doctor at least 10 days before your departure. 0845/010-9000 (or 020/8929-0152 from outside the U. Australian Citizens: A helpful brochure available from Australian consulates or Customs offices is Know Before You Go.However, if you're traveling during the dry season or won't be exploring the tropical lowlands or rainforests too much, your risk of tropical disease is relatively low. Customs & Border Protection (CBP), 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20229 (tel. Canadian Citizens: For a clear summary of Canadian rules, write for the booklet I Declare, issued by the Canada Border Services Agency (tel. For more information, call the Australian Customs Service at tel. New Zealand Citizens: Most questions are answered in a free pamphlet available at New Zealand consulates and Customs offices: New Zealand Customs Guide for Travellers, Notice no. For more information, contact New Zealand Customs, the Customhouse, 17-21 Whitmore St., Box 2218, Wellington (tel. Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.They will issue a certification that the process has begun at immigration. If the customer already had it, this will be a plus.FOREIGN CITIZEN WITH RETIRADO OR PENSIONADO VISA Foreign citizen with pensionado visa can bring used household goods and personal effects without paying duties and taxes.Customs What You Can Bring into Panama -- Visitors to Panama may bring with them personal items such as jewelry, and professional equipment including cameras, computers, and electronics, as well as fishing and diving gear for personal use -- all of which are permitted duty-free. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.
All containers coming into Panama by ocean, land or air freights are fumigated in the port of entry. WOOD PACKING The Republic of Panama has restriction in the use of wood packing materials such as barrels, crates, liftvans and skids. Recommended fumigation with methyl bromide or heat treatment to a minimum wood core temperature of 56 degrees Celsius.Having such documentation on hand can facilitate entry/departure if immigration requests it, although it is not always required.Inquire when booking your airline ticket about updated entry/departure procedures for children.Please contact our Traffic Department as soon as you arrive to the Country.FOREIGN CITIZEN WITH WORKING VISA Foreign citizen with working visa can bring used household goods and personal effects without paying duties and taxes.Any wood packing not properly marked will have to be done here. VEHICLES The Republic of Panama Law establishes that any vehicle entering to Panama should pay duties and taxes, except those of Foreign Citizen with diplomatic visa.Foreign Diplomatic personnel can bring ONE car free of duties and taxes and must be accredited at Foreign Relationships Ministry.Visas Citizens of the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and most European nations may visit Panama for a maximum of 90 days.No visa is necessary, but you must have a valid passport and a (£2.50) tourist card, paid when entering by land or at customs when entering by airplane.Customs officials in Panama seldom check arriving tourists' luggage. This is a geographic map of the particular program you've selected.