Foreign travel advice

Panama

Summary

Most visits to Panama are trouble-free. 

If you travel to the Darien province you should do so only with an organised group and to recognised tourist destinations protected by the Panamanian police. See Local Travel

Cases of Zika virus have been reported in 2015 and 2016. You should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre, particularly if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Seek advice from a health professional if you have any further questions or concerns.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

Foreign driving licences are only valid for 90 days following your entry to the country. See Road Travel