Owning a Vehicle in Panama

Find out how to buy a car or bike in Panama, plus information on registering, insuring and making it road legal once the paperwork is completed...

Whether behind the wheel of a car or motorbike, drivers in Panama must ensure that their vehicles are registered and insured. In this section there is detailed information on vehicle insurance and the compulsory annual vehicle inspection and license plate renewal.

In the market for a car? Understand the processes and paperwork involved inĀ buying a new car in Panama, as well as details on how to go about the private sale or purchase and re-registering of a second-hand used car.