I am immigrating to Panama. Do I need an attorney to do the paperwork? Approximately how much will it cost ?

Asked over 1 year ago - Honolulu, HI

How far ahead do I need to start the paperwork?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Not a US immigration law question.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Todd Matthew Heine

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    Answered . From experience, the situation in Panama is pretty friendly.

    Tourist visas are relatively easy, with options to do "border runs" to keep tourist status. There are also options to get an investment visa for a relatively low investment amount. Employment visas are also plentiful, if you can find an employer that needs your skills.

    What most people do is find a immigrant-friendly immigration lawyer in Panama who will walk you through the process. Most people do this after they have entered Panama and found an expat community that will help guide through the situation on the ground.

    Note I am not licensed in Panama! This comes from regular interaction with Panamanian sources.

    Total Mobility Law is an international law firm that lets companies do global business with the knowledge and... more
  3. John Grayson Davidson

    Contributor Level 17


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    Answered . You need a Panamanian immigration lawyer.

    Free Consultation Anywhere in USA | 626-399-4194 |ICannHelpYouNow.com | John1Davidson@gmail.com
  4. Giacomo Jacques Behar


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . These questions need to be posed to a Panamanian immigration lawyer. Not here.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more

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