Capital: Panama City

Official language: Spanish

Currency: Balboa (PAB) & United States dollar (USD)

Time zone: UTC −5 (EST)

Dry season: December - April

Rain season: May - November 

Documents needed: Passport (sometimes they can ask you for your flight ticket, as an insurance you will leave the country)


Stamp: Valid for 90 days 

Water: In Panama-City you can drink the tap water. In the rest of the country it is advisable to drink bottled water only.