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PANAMANIAN CITIZENS VISITING FRANCE


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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

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A valid passport is required to enter France. All tourists entering French territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Austrian 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. All the French overseas territories (French Guiana, French West Indies and Reunion) follows the same visa regulations of the motherland.


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
French 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 French territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (10L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), tobacco (250g)
  • Alcohol: Spirits (1L), wine (4L), beer (16L)


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 France with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


Minors
Minors up to 17 years of age shall be included in parent's passport.


List of Panamanian diplomatic offices in France


Embassy of Panama in Paris, France

Address: 145 Avenue de Sufren, 75015 ParisCheck on map


Phone: (33 1) 4566 4244


Fax: (33 1) 4567 9943


Email: panaemba@worldnet.fr



List of French diplomatic offices in Panama


Embassy of France in Panama, Panama

Address: Plaza de Francia - Las Bovedas, San Felipe, Adresse postale : AP 0816-07945 - PanamaCheck on map


Phone: [507] 211 62 00


Fax: [507] 211 62 01 / 211 62 35 (section consulaire)



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About France

Capital: Paris
Languages: French 100% (with regional dialects and sub-languages)
Area: 547,030 KM2
Population: 64,768,389
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +33

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