PASSPORT RENEWAL

The electronic passport must be renewed in person at the Consulate of Panama in Washington, DC. In order to renew your passport, you must do the following:

1. Bring your valid personal identification card from Panama (CÉDULA), please be aware that it will not be accepted if it is expired. In case you don’t have your Cedula, you can use a valid ID with your picture, signature, and complete name. The name in this ID has to be the same as your name registered in Panama.

2. Bring your last passport that is expired or is about to expire.

3. In case of lost passports you must file a complaint with the Consulate or to the Police Authorities in your state.

4. Payment can ONLY be done through (2) Money orders  from WESTERN UNION or MONEYGRAM:

For a 32-page passport, the cost is $ 180.00 which must be distributed as follows:

  1. A first money order for $ 110.00 payable to: FONDO ESPECIAL DE PASAPORTE.
  2. A second money order for $ 70.00 payable to: CONSULADO DE PANAMA.          

NOTICE: If your cedula has expired you will have to show another identification document that includes your picture, your signature and your name. The name in the identification document should be the same as the one registered in Panama. Additionally you need to bring three passport sized pictures (2x2). Please check the requisites for the passport picture by clicking the black button below. 

RETIREES (Women older than 55 and men older than 60 pay half the price):

For a 32-page passport, the cost is $ 130.00 which must be distributed as follows:

  1. A first money order for $ 60.00 payable to: FONDO ESPECIAL DE PASAPORTE.
  2. A second money order for $ 70.00 payable to: CONSULADO DE PANAMA.

NOTICE: If your cedula has expired you will have to show another identification document that includes your picture, your signature and your name. The name in the identification document should be the same as the one registered in Panama. Additionally you need to bring three passport sized pictures (2x2). Please check the requisites for the passport picture by clicking the black button below.