By means of Executive-Decree No. 804 of 2012 a new migratory category has been created allowing applicants from any country with a College, University, Master or Doctorate degree to apply for a permanent residence in the Republic of Panama.
Highlights of new category
Engineering and Architecture
Therapists and speech therapy
Hairdressing and Cosmetology
In addition to the common documentation such as the power of attorney, passport size pictures, sworn declaration, migratory fees, certificate of birth (when applicant has children), police record (for all legal age members), certificate of marriage (when applicant has spouse), applicant must provide the following documents:
For the permanent residency application the applicant must provide some of the documents filed in the main application; a national good standing certificate (Paz y Salvo Nacional) issued by the Tax office and a certification issued by the Social security office showing the applicant has continuously paid its premium for the last 9 months.
The government hasn’t established yet the requirements for the procurement of the Work Permit in regards to this program; nevertheless we are confident
Lic. Eduardo Achurra
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