Relocating to Panama

How to work remotely in Panama with foreign-earned income

How to work remotely in Panama with foreign-earned income

How to work remotely from Panama as explained here involves first understanding Panama’s laws, including immigration and taxes. We cover that all here for a complete guide to working remotely. Definition of Remote Worker People often ask, “What is a remote worker”?...

Friendly Nations Visa UPDATE (2021)

Friendly Nations Visa UPDATE (2021)

The government of Panama just passed a new law (Executive Decree 197 of the 7th of May 2021) that changes the requirements for the Friendly Nations residency program. Beginning on the 5th of August 2021, Panama’s Friendly Nations residency program will grant a 2-year...

Panama’s 9 (UPDATED) Types of Immigration Visas and How to Get Them

Panama’s 9 (UPDATED) Types of Immigration Visas and How to Get Them

Are you looking to immigrate to Panama in 2021 or beyond? You have plenty of options to do so with Panama’s unique 9 types of visas, including one new one! Here’s a list of each one, and how they work:   1. Pensioner Visa: Anyone over 18 years of age with a lifetime...

The cheapest cities to live in Panama, and why you should live there

The cheapest cities to live in Panama, and why you should live there

Searching for the cheapest cities to live in Panama before retiring or relocating there is a common and very valuable pursuit. After all, the low cost of living is one of the big motivations people have in moving to Panama. It’s a small country, but despite its size,...

Quick Guide: Relocate to Panama in 2021

Quick Guide: Relocate to Panama in 2021

Moving to Panama and relocating your life can be a challenge, and a big leap for many people. There’s so much to consider, and it may seem like an enormous amount of effort to make it work. Luckily, if you feel this way you’re not alone. But you don’t have to be....

Relocating to Panama? Master your Spanish in five simple steps!

Relocating to Panama? Master your Spanish in five simple steps!

No matter what the reason you’re living in Panama for (or even visiting), you’re going to want to know, and learn as much Spanish as possible while you’re here. This is not only a great way to get by, but will endear you to the locals in a way that you can’t do...

The basic guide to driving in Panama

The basic guide to driving in Panama

If you’re planning on relocating or retiring in Panama, chances are, you’ve considered whether or not to drive a car there. Driving in Panama, like anywhere, has its ups and downs, and buying or using a car in Panama depends on many factors. Before you make the...

Check out Volcan, Panama, a top relocation spot for expats

Check out Volcan, Panama, a top relocation spot for expats

Retirement in Panama is big these days, and there are many communities that cater to expats of all ages and budgets. The western mountains of Panama have long been a top retirement destination for both expats and locals, especially Boquete. But recently, and under the...