Travel Restrictions Entering Panama from Afghanistan

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Afghanistan to Panama.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

ALLOWED

Transit is allowed

Policies
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Cases Per Million
2,224.05
Decreased by879.75
at 1/21/2022
Vaccinated
70.48%
Increased by0.66%
at 1/21/2022
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Travel is restricted

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Panama.

Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Start Date
5/3/2021
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Allowed

Transit is allowed

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Panama.

Travelers in transit are required to:

  • Have a confirmed onward flight;
  • Stay in the transit area at the airport.
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Start Date
12/21/2020
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Visas

Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to have proof of a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Panama.

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Recommended

Recommended health insurance

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Description

Travelers are recommended to have health insurance with COVID-19 coverage before arrival in Panama.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must present a valid vaccination certificate on arrival, showing at least 14 days have passed since they received the last dose. Vaccines used must be approved by WHO, EMA, or FDA.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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All travelers are required to complete an Electronic Affidavit (sworn statement) before boarding their flight to Panama. After filling up the document, travelers will receive a QR code that must be shown on their smartphones.

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In Transit

Not Required

No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for transit

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Travel Purpose
Transit
Description

Travelers with flight connections in Panama are exempt from the COVID-19 test requirement as long as they remain in the international departure area.

Travelers may need to present proof indicating they are allowed to enter their destination country.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

Travelers from selected countries who do not have a travel history in selected countries in the 15 days before arrival are not required to quarantine on arrival in Panama.

Relevant Travel History
This policy applies if you have traveled to the following countries
Lithuania, Hungary, Faroe Islands and 23 more countries
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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival in Panama.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers aged 3 years and older must wear masks in all public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Panama.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
2,224.05
Decreased by879.75
at 1/21/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
39.59%
Decreased by20.85%
at 1/20/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
70.48%
Increased by0.66%
at 1/21/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
3,088,078
Increased by28,728
at 1/21/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.90
Decreased by0.01
at 1/18/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. We recommend keeping up-to-date with local guidelines throughout your trip as restrictions may vary per region. Further information can be found at https://visitpanama.com/i...
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with social distancing measures in place. Advance reservations may be required.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open with social distancing measures in place. Advance reservations may be required.

Nightclubs

Unknown
We have been unable to verify guidelines relating to nightclubs.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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