Panama Domestic Worker Visa

Panama Domestic Worker Visa

Panama Domestic Worker Visa
Any Panama citizen or temporary or permanent resident can hire a foreigner as a domestic worker and obtain a visa and work permit for the employee.
This Panama immigration visa is for one year with up to four extensions totaling a 5 year temporary resident visa.
A Panama domestic worker includes gardeners, maids, cooks, butlers, chauffeurs, nannies, and other home workers.
Required Documents for Panama Immigration Visa for Domestic Workers
1. Submit formal Panama immigration application;
2. Submit 3 passport size photos;
3. Submit copies of Identity documents from country of origin or current residency;
4. Deposit a Guarantee by the employer for Panama Immigration in the amount of $500 USD;
5. Pay a $100 fee for migratory service to Panama Immigration;
6. Submit a copy of a utility bill showing the name of the employer and the physical address of the home where the domestic worker will be employed;
7. Submit National Paz y Salvo of the employer’s income;
8. Submit proof that the employer and foreigner are registered with Panama Social Security (CSS);
9. Submit an employer Letter of Responsibility for the domestic worker;
10. Submit a copy of the Employment Contract;
11. Submit a copy of the employer’s Cedula (national ID card) or legal residency card;
12. Prove employer’s economic solvency which must include one of the following:
(a) Income declaration with Paz y Salvo;
(b) Letter for employer’s workplace showing earned wages;
(c) Panama bank statement.

Panama Domestic Worker’s Visa Renewal Process:
1. Submit Panama Immigration Visa Renewal Form;
2. Pay $50 fee to Panama Immigration;
3. Copy of the residence utility bill showing employer’s name and physical address;
4. Proof that the employer and domestic worker are registered with Panama Social Security (CSS);
5. Employer’s Letter of Responsibility for the domestic worker.


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