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Apostille information in Panama

Designated Competent Authority(ies):

  1. Concerning the documents authorized by competent court authorities or officials, the Secretary of the Supreme Court or his legal substitutes.
  2. Concerning deeds drawn up by a notary or private documents authenticated by a notary, the officials of the department of administrative service of the Ministry of Justice.
  3. Regarding other documents issued by any central government bodies, any autonomous or semi-autonomous bodies, municipal or police authorities or a Public Ministry, the officials of the consular and legalisation department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  4. Regarding all other public documents, any of the three preceding procedures are allowed.


Ministry of Foreign Relations
Department of Authentication and Legalisation
Sun Tower Building, 1st Floor

Office Nr. 49 
Avenue Ricardo J. Alfaro
(Office hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)


+507 212-7300
+507 212-7400

General Website 

(in Spanish only)



+507 262-5956

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