New articles are subject to import tax, and it is the Customs Authorities who determine the amount and kind of articles that in each case can be imported free of duty.
SPECIAL PROVISIONAL VISA: (Visa de visitante Temporal Especial)
The personal effects of business men coming to reside in Panama should get here no later than six month after the date of the arrival of the shipper, and cannot exceed two shipments. Panamanian laws state that all shipments must be inspected at the port of entry, but due to cargo congestion and to avoid mishandling, this inspection is done at the shipper's residence at the time of delivery. This is a special service and is not included in our destination rate, and same is payable by shipper directly to the government (it is compulsory). These incidental expenses are approximately: For customs broker's fee: US$50.00. For customs inspections fee: US$ 65.00. Fee payable to the government for the inspection at residence, which depend on the number of boxes as follows: a.) From one to ten boxes US$30.00