About Us


Service locations

There is no Australian diplomatic mission in Panama. The Department's office in Ottawa, Canada, manages visa and citizenship services for clients in Panama. 

More information about visa and lodgement is available.​​​

Australian High Commission



This visa office provides immigration and visa services to clients in Canada, Central America and the Caribbean including: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Pierre et Miquelon, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands.

Street address
The Australian High Comission
50 O'Connor Street, Suite 1301
Ottawa Ontario K1P 6L2
Postal address

As above

Counter hours

By appointment only.
Note: Appointments can be made by calling Americas Service Centre.


Americas service centre

+1 613 238 1040 (International call cost will apply)​

10am to 5pm EST Monday to Friday (Americas Region) ​​​​


+1 613 366 3070

Additional information

Payment information​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Credit card is the preferred payment option.

Credit Card​

Payments using credit card will be processed in Australian dollars (AUD). We accept MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, Diners and JCB. When paying by a credit card you may incur a credit card surcharge, banking and currency conversion fees and you will need to accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.​​​​​

Prior to lodging your application, you may need to notify your bank of an upcoming foreign credit card transaction. Failure to do so may result in your transaction being declined. Without payment your application is invalid.

Credit card transactions processed in Australian dollars (AUD) are processed in Australia.​​​​​ A credit card surcharge may apply to transactions made using your credit card.

For credit card payments use the Payment Details Form - 1440​.​​​​​

Money order or International bank draft

If you are paying by money order or international bank draft, you must make it payable to 'Australian High Commission' and payment must be in Canadian dollars.

​Making payment in Australia

Fees may be paid​ at any of our offi​ces in Australia. Once the fee has been paid, you will need to provide a copy of the receipt with your application.​​​



Applications for Citizenship by Descent can be lodged at this office.​​​​


​Applications for Australian citizenship general eligibility and other situations, and applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be lodged at the Canberra Visa and Citizenship office in Australian Capital Territory​.


Panel physician

Ciudad De Panama

Clinica de Enfermedades Respiratorias SA

Medical examinations

Street address

Urbanizacion Marbella, Calle 53 Panama


+507 263 7977

Additional information

Dr Luis Augusto Vasquez Serrano

Complejo Medico Marbella

Radiology examinations

Street address

Calle 53 Marbella
Edificio Royal Center


+507 263 1954


+507 263 1894

Police check


Postal address

Policia Tecnica Judicial (PTJ)
Edifiico 424, Corregimiento De Ancon
Ciudad De Panama, Republica De Panama
Apartado Postal 1299, Panama 1

Additional information

Relevant document: ‘Record Policivo’.
Residents: Apply by post to the address above.
Non-residents: Apply through a relative (up to fourth degree) living in Panama. Arrange power of attorney for that person to request and obtain the certificate on your behalf from the address above.
The certificate cannot be sent by post. It has to be collected by you or someone acting on your behalf.
Provide: full name, nationality, gender, date of birth, reason for requesting certificate and, for non­citizens, and your date of entry into Panama.
Fee: payable.