Retiring in 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...

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...

Where to Retire in Panama: City, country, or suburban life?

Where to Retire in Panama: City, country, or suburban life?

Each year, millions of North Americans take the big step of retirement, and many move locations to do so. Moving can be a challenge, particularly at the age of retirement, but it’s a step that is more common than not due to the retirement lifestyle, and opening a new...

Four Simple Steps to Retirement Budget Planning in Panama

Four Simple Steps to Retirement Budget Planning in Panama

Retiring to Panama is growing in popularity, and many people from all over the world are making the decision to make Panama their permanent home, as they head into retirement age and pensions. One of the most important aspects of planning your retirement to Panama is...

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...

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...

Retiring in Panama: Expectations vs. Reality

Retiring in Panama: Expectations vs. Reality

Retiring in Panama has been popular with many North Americans and Europeans for quite some time now. Over the years, the country has offered fantastic options for expats to spend their retirement in comfort, at a great price, with many amenities and activities to make...

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...