Minera Panama to Have its Own Immigration Office

The office of the National Immigration Service at Penonomé, Cocle, will address the requirements of the inhabitants of the area, giving priority to employees of the mining company.

Monday, February 18, 2013

From resolution number 18972 by the National Immigration Service:

Resolved

FIRST: Created within the organizational structure of the National Immigration Service, a Special Office, located in the District of Penonomé, Cocle Province.

SECOND: The special office of the National Immigration Service, will provide immigration services to foreigners who are in this area of the country as well as foreign workers who enter the Republic of Panama to establish themselves as part of the Workforce of EMPRESA MINERA PANAMA SA.

It is understood that the special office of the National Immigration Service will not provide services exclusively to the Company and is therefore open to serve all users requiring foreign immigration services established by law in the Republic of Panama.



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