A New Short-Stay Visa For Teleworkers

Published date15 June 2021
Subject MatterImmigration, General Immigration, Work Visas
Law FirmCLD Legal
AuthorCLD Legal

The Government of Panama has issued, through Executive Decree No. 198 of May 7, 2021, a new Short Stay Visa for Remote Workers.

Any foreigner who meets the following conditions can apply to this visa:

  1. That he has an operating contract with a foreign transnational company or is an independent worker. The work must be done in a telework mode.
  2. To carry out functions that have their effects abroad.
  3. That he receives income from a foreign source and with an annual amount not less than Thirty-Six Thousand Dollars with 00/100 (US $ 36,000.00) or its equivalent in foreign currency.

This visa is particularly interesting for those individuals who are better known as digital nomads. Some of the advantages are:

  1. Those foreigners who are granted this visa will not...

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