If you have lost your passport or it has expired and you need to travel to Panama, you will need to apply for a travel document. International regulations require everyone traveling internationally to bear a valid passport or a travel document even if they are traveling to their home country.
The travel document may be issued by our Consulate within five to six business days. Before applying to a Travel Document, please keep in mind that this travel document is only valid for 1 month.
Note: According to U.S. regulations in order to leave the country, any person traveling abroad must have a valid passport or a travel document. This travel document (SALVO CONDUCTO) is only valid for traveling to Panama, it would not be validate for traveling to other countries.
Please include date of travel in the form.
• Copy of Passport, birth certificate or cédula.
• Two passport pictures.
ONLY FORM OF PAYMENT: (2) Money orders from WESTERN UNION or MONEYGRAM.
A first Money order for $48.00, made out to: CONSULATE OF PANAMA.
A second Money order for $30.00, made out to: FONDO ESPECIAL DE PASAPORTE.
• Prepaid self-addressed envelope to return document.
Please write in clear print "TRAVEL DOCUMENT" on the outside of the envelope that you are mailing to us so we can process it faster.
• If the passport was lost, fill out the Report of Lost Passport Form (click to download). If not applying in person, this form must be notarized and authenticated by a Panamanian Consulate for a $30.00 fee.