Panama

Frequently Asked Questions for U.S. and Canadian Residents


When will missionaries receive their visa?

Missionaries will enter Panama as a tourist. All missionaries need is their passport. Missionaries will obtain their visa after they arrive in Panama.

Why do missionaries' airline tickets include a flight back to the United States a month after the missionaries' arrival?

In order to enter this country as a tourist, missionaries need to show the airline a round-trip ticket. This return flight will be canceled after missionaries arrive at their international missionary training center. It is strictly for visa purposes.