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Is HIV something that causes a rejection for Panama investor visas?

I contracted the HIV disease a few years ago but have managed it with the recent innovations in medicine. Am I still eligible to immigate to Panama under any of its residency programs? Are exceptions made for any medical conditions like HIV?

  • Panama Global Solutions
    March 21, 2019

    According to Article 50 of the Decree Law 3 of 2008, the National Immigration Service has the prerogative to both deny or even revoke visas or resident permits when the applicant suffers from a disease that the Ministry of Health may qualify as a “sanitary risk." An exception may be requested, but chances of getting it are not high.

  • Kraemer & Kraemer
    March 20, 2019

    Unfortunately, yes, as immigration can reject your residency application for such a condition for reasons of public health.