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PANAMANIAN CITIZENS VISITING BELGIUM


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Panamanian citizen for short-stay period in Belgium starting from 2021.

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A valid passport is required to enter Belgium. All tourists entering Belgian territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Belgian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Panama who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Panamanian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
Belgian custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs. Goods can be imported into Belgian territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
  • Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).


Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Belgium with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


Minors
Children aged up to 15 (included) years of age will be exempted from requiring a passport if traveling with companions (parents or grandparents) or guardian if:

  • Children have the same nationality as the companion
  • Children’s names are included in the passport of the companion.



List of Panamanian diplomatic offices in Belgium


Panama Embassy in Brussels, Belgium

Address: Av. Louise 390-392, 1050 Brussels, BelgiumCheck on map


Phone: +32-2-649-0729 o 649-2879 o 649-4883


Fax: + 32-2-648-9216


Email: embajada.panama@skynet.be


Details: His Excellency Rolando A. GUEVARA ALVARADO

Panama Consulate for Belguim

Address: Meirbrug 1 B39, 2000 AntwerpenCheck on map


Phone: +32 3 232 6961


Fax: +32 3 232 6961


Email: info@consulpanama.com


Website: http://www.consulpanama.com


Office Hours: Monday to Friday 09.00 - 17.00 GMT+1/+2



List of Belgian diplomatic offices in Panama


Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Panama City, Panama

Address: Credicorp Plaza, Calle 50 – Piso 31, Oficina 31-A, Panama City, PanamaCheck on map


Phone: +507 301 14 38, +507 301 14 35, +507 301 14 36, +507 301 14 37


Email: panama@diplobel.fed.be


Website: http://diplomatie.belgium.be/panama/


Details: Koenraad Lenaerts - Ambassador


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About Belgium

Capital: Brussels
Languages:
  • Dutch 60%;
  • French 40%;
  • German less than 1%;
  • Legally bilingual (Dutch and French)

Area: 30,510 KM2
Population: 10,403,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +32

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