Relocating to Panama

2021 UPDATE: Panama’s New Qualified Investor Immigration Program

2021 UPDATE: Panama’s New Qualified Investor Immigration Program

The “Qualified Investor” immigration program was created by Executive Decree # 722 of the 15th of October of 2020. The Qualified Investor program offers international investors an “expedited” (30 day process) opportunity to obtain legal permanent residency status in...

Relocate to Panama in 2021

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....

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

Panama’s 9 (NEW) 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...

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...

Working remotely? Become a Digital Nomad in Panama!

Working remotely? Become a Digital Nomad in Panama!

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”?...

Want to retire in Panama? Start here…

Want to retire in Panama? Start here…

If you’re planning on relocating to or retiring in Panama, chances are you’ll need to do some adjusting. This isn’t to say that it’ll be a bad experience; simply that moving to another country, and another culture, involves a lot of changes in a very short time....

How to Manage Retirement or Relocation in Panama on a Fixed Income

How to Manage Retirement or Relocation in Panama on a Fixed Income

For most people who move to Panama, the cost of living, and being able to enjoy more on a limited budget is a big part of the draw. Living on a fixed income in Panama is not only possible, it’s a reality for many expats, and one that still allows them to enjoy life to...