Panamanian citizens:

  • Valid national identity card
  • Bank reference letter. A personal or a business reference letter would also be acceptable
  • Proof of income



  • Valid permanent resident card issued by the Panama Electoral Tribunal
  • Bank reference letter
  • Proof of income


Note: Documents written in a language other than Spanish must be translated by a Panamanian public translator.


If you are not fluent in Spanish and need to hire a public interpreter to start the process of opening a bank account in Panama, please call us or send us an email.