Do you have cargo to transport to or from Panama?

Lane Panama

When it comes to importing or exporting, from or to Panama, we are your best option.

We have our own office in the country and it is one of our specialty trade lanes. One of Central America’s most strategically placed and hectic locations.

We have extensive experience in international shipments in all ports and airports, carrying out transportation from origin to destination.

General Data Panama 2021
  • Its capital is Panama City.
  • The most important cities in addition to the capital are: San Miguelito, Las Cumbres, La Chorrera, Tocumen, Pacora.
  • The population is 4.27 million people.
  • The official language is Spanish.
  • The official currency is the Panamanian Balboa (PAB), but the US dollar (USD) is more used.

Going far, staying close.

Seaports and airports.

The main seaports in Panama are: Balboa, Colón, Panama City, Manzanillo and Cristóbal.

The International Airport: Panama City (PTY).

Panama – Imports and exports

Main Trade lanes to Panama originate from: China, the United States, Brazil, Mexico and Europe.

Thanks to the presence of the Miraflores Canal, being an important international crossing point and monitoring high cargo movements, Panama has distinctive facilities such as:

  • International HUB, with facilities in the Colon Free Zone, Pacific Panama.
  • Customs facilities for cargo transshipment and inventory replenishment.
  • Quick Release of loads (Approximately 2 days).
  • Friendly customs system.

When importing or exporting, from or to Panama, certain aspects must be considered.

It is important to have the necessary documentation to be able to enter / exit merchandise.

Here we share the list of documents that will be requested, with which we will gladly help you:

  • Commercial merchandise invoice
  • Certificate of origin.
  • Detailed packing list (content and type of goods).
  • Transport documents according to route: Bill of lading (Ocean) / Airway bill (Air) / Carta Porte (Land).
  • Insurance policy.
  • Country of origin Label.
  • Trademark and industrial property registration.
  • Letter of instructions for Customs Agent.
  • Customs documents (carried out by a Customs Agent for the dispatch of merchandise).

To avoid reprocessing, the packing list should be as detailed as possible. It is important to avoid the use of general descriptions such as «other» or «miscellaneous», as they can lead to re-inspections by the authorities and unnecessary withholdings.

  • There are limiting guidelines for merchandise that can enter the country freely.
  • Special authorization and import permits are required for products such as: Agriculture, processed food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and antiques.
  • Within the category of prohibited objects, are used goods, since a commercial invoice is required, among them: Personal vehicles, clothing, accessories, tires, machinery; used, as well as any substance, waste or toxic residue.
  • Customs duties and fees are generally based on the full value of the cargo. That is why you must present complete and detailed documentation so that the value is estimated with the greatest efficiency.
  • In SCL we will make sure you have everything to facilitate customs clearance, since we have certified agents so you can relax. 

Edificio Obarrio 60, Oficina 8F, Calle 60 Este



República de Panamá
C.P. 0832-0588

Lunes a Viernes 8:30 – 17:30

San José

Río Segundo de Alajuela

A 200 mts. al Norte del Hotel Holliday Inn

Oficentro Santa María Oficina 4 A. Costa Rica

Lunes a Viernes 9:00 – 18:00


Calle 12 No. 43D – 67 Int. 201

Barrio Manila

Medellín Antioquia, Colombia.

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Jr. Domínguez No.105, Oficina 501

San Borja

Lima, Perú

Lunes a Viernes 9:00 – 18:00

San Luis Potosí

Av. Sierra Leona 360

Villa Antigua 78214

San Luis, San Luis Potosí

Edificio Altus Interior oficina 948 piso 9

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Calle 22, N°40, Local 23 y 24

Col. San Antonio Cinta,

Mérida Yucatán, Mexico, C.P. 97139

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Av. del Altillo 220-9

Bodega 23

Villa de San Miguel,

Guadalupe, Nuevo León, C.P. 67110

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Edificio Imaginalia

Cerro Blanco 500 Locales 8, 9 y 10

Centro Sur,

Santiago de Querétaro,

Querétaro C.P. 76090

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Torre Natyvo

Blvd. de Los Reyes N°6431, Piso 9, Of. 907

San Bernardino, Tlaxcalancingo

San Andrés Cholula,

Puebla, Mexico, C.P. 72820

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Av. Manuel J. Clouthier # 777 – D

Col. Jardines de Guadalupe,

Zapopan Jalisco, México, C.P. 45030

Lunes a Viernes 9:00 – 18:00


Blvd. San Pedro N°245

Paseo de los Colibríes

Colonia San Isidro,

León Guanajuato, México, C.P. 37510

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Calle Tokio No. 1802

Col. Mirador

Chihuahua, México. C.P. 31205

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Avenida Alvarado, No. 305-7

Zona Centro, Ensenada

Baja California, México. C.P. 22800

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Edificio Grupo Financiero Inbursa

Av. Las Américas N°110, Oficina 101

Col. La Fuente

Aguascalientes, México. C.P. 20239

Lunes a Viernes 9:00 – 18:00

Aeropuerto Internacional
de la Ciudad de México

Av. Capitán Carlos León S/N

Peñón de los Baños, Venustiano Carranza

CDMX, México. C.P. 15620

Dentro del almacén México Cargo.

Lunes a Viernes 9:00 – 18:00

Ciudad de México

Leibnitz 117, Oficina 401

Col. Anzures, Alcaldía Miguel Hidalgo

CDMX, México. C.P. 11590

Lunes a Viernes 9:00 – 18:00

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