On January 5, 2022, the Government of Panama updated its public health requirements for travelers to the country.
- Non-vaccinated travelers have to present a negative COVID-19 test for entry.
- Non-vaccinated travelers arriving from or who have transited through High-Risk Countries in the last 15 days will be required to quarantine for 72 hours in a hotel at the travelers’ expense.
- Travelers who test positive on arrival will be placed under a mandatory 14-day quarantine in a hotel at the travelers’ expense.
- Vaccinated travelers do not have to test before arrival so long as they can provide proof of vaccination.
- All travelers are required to complete the Electronic Health Affidavit (in physical or digital form)
High-Risk countries include the Cayman Islands, Barbados, Anguilla, Bonaire, Greece, Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Serbia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Hungary, Faroe Islands, Ireland, Montenegro, Croatia, Netherlands, Slovakia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Armenia, Ukraine, Jersey, Georgia, Guemsey and UK.
The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly evolving, and guidance from government agencies and health advisories change often.
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