Student Visa

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


Foreigners that desire to study as full-time regular students, in public or private schools, of basic, intermediate, upper, and specialized levels, recognized by the Department of Education will be able to request the Panama Student Visa.



12 months



60 Month(s)





Processing time

6-8 weeks




What are eligibility requirements for the Student Visa?

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You need a passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • You need to enroll in an educational institute in Panama.
  • You need sufficient funds to cover stay period in Panama.
  • You should be of good conduct.
  • You should be in good health.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Student Visa?

10 Document Required

  • Visa application form.
  • Copies of valid passport.
  • Letter of admission from the educational center.
  • Payment receipts of registration.
  • Certification by the school or center of study containing: the basic information of the applicant, duration of the studies, and subjects or courses that have been registered, and major degree sought.
  • If the courses are exclusively nocturnal hours, the certification by the University must certify that the courses only are given at night.
  • Solvency of economic reliability, which will be verified by the submission of a document of gained scholarship of studies; b. Certification authenticated by the parents of the student where they are responsible for the expenses of study and constancy of their relationship; c. Bank letter issued on behalf of the applicant or person financially responsible indicating the person’s sufficient solvency to pay for the education costs and living expenses.
  • In the case the student has a sponsoring national resident, the sponsor must present a letter that accredits: a. The commitment to assume the expenses of education and its basic needs; b. Copies of the personal national identity card or immigration resident card of the responsible citizen or resident.
  • Original police clearance certificate.
  • Original medical certificate.

Talent Migration data for Panama

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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