Panama Immigration Custody for Restricted Nationalities – August 9th, 2022

PANAMA FLASH!Immigration Custody For Restricted Nationality

As of April 2013, The Panama National Immigration Service demanded the assignment of an immigration officer as custody for seafarer embarking a vessel of restricted nationalities (Chinese and Indian) upon entering the national territory until their embarkation. On July 1st, 2022; Through the resolution 13718 The National Immigration Service added the below listed nationalities to this requirement:

1.           INDIA

2.            CHINA

3.            MYANMAR

4.            INDONESIA

5.            BANGLADESH

6.            VENEZUELA

7.            PAKISTÁN

8.            NEPAL

9.            CUBA

10.         SIRIA

Please feel free to contact us to the following emails if additional information is required:

Group email:



Norton Lilly International (Panama) S.A.

Bldg. 3825  – Office 204

Howard – Panama-Pacifico

Panama, Rep. of Panama

Tel: (507) 304-4600

Main email:  (24 hours)


Related Posts

Ship Agent in Panama Canal Transit coordination
US Coast Guard Gas Carrier COC Examination Program

The Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise, with the approval of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), is excited to announce the winter 2024 session of our voluntary Certificate of Compliance (COC) examination program for liquefied gas carriers awaiting northbound transit through the Panama Canal.

Read More »
Leading Panama Canal & Port Shipping Agent, Norton Lilly Panama is one click away to being your partner of choice.
We can help you make the right decisions regarding the planification of your operations.

Let's talk!

Book a 20 minutes call with our Panama Commercial Team and ask all your questions.

We are here to help!