If you want to practice a profession in Panama, there are several steps you need to follow:

  • Determine the profession you want to practice: Panama offers a variety of professional opportunities in areas such as medicine, law, engineering, finance, and education, among others.
  • Check the licensing requirements: Different professions have different licensing requirements in Panama. You need to research the specific requirements for the profession you want to practice.
  • Obtain the necessary education and training: Depending on the profession, you may need to have a certain level of education and training. For example, if you want to practice medicine in Panama, you’ll need to have a medical degree and complete a residency program.
  • Obtain the necessary certifications and licenses: Once you have completed your education and training, you’ll need to obtain the necessary certifications and licenses required for your profession.
  • Register with the relevant regulatory body: Depending on your profession, you may need to register with the relevant regulatory body, such as the Medical Council, the Lawyers’ Association, or the Engineers’ Association.
  • Establish a professional network: Networking is an important part of building a successful career, regardless of your profession. You can join professional associations, attend events, and build relationships with other professionals in your field.
  • Some professions and jobs are restricted for Panamanian citizens.
  • Foreigners must have a work permit in Panama.

By following these steps, you’ll be well on your way to practicing your profession in Panama.