Resolution No. 24250 of September 24, 2021 is a directive from the Ministry of Public Security of Panama creating the Maritime Migratory Control and Verification Unit in Ports at National Level. The unit will be responsible for controlling and verifying the entry and exit of people and vessels from the ports of Panama.
The unit will be composed of personnel from the General Directorate of Immigration and Naturalization, the Directorate of Police Intelligence, and the Directorate of Police Operations. The unit will have the following functions:
- Control and verify the entry and exit of people and vessels from the ports of Panama.
- Conduct routine inspections of vessels entering and leaving the ports of Panama.
- Keep a record of the people and vessels entering and leaving the ports of Panama.
- Cooperate with other authorities to prevent human, drug, and arms trafficking.
The creation of the Maritime Migratory Control and Verification Unit in Ports at National Level is an important step to strengthen the security and sovereignty of Panama. The unit will help ensure that the ports of Panama are safe and that they are not used for illicit activities.
The resolution was issued in response to the growing threat of human, drug, and weapons trafficking through the ports of Panama. The unit is expected to play a key role in preventing these crimes and in protecting the national security of Panama.
If you have any questions about Resolution No. 24250 or the Maritime Migration Control and Verification Unit in National Ports, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be pleased to answer your questions and provide you with advice on how to comply with this law.
Download Resolution No. 24250 (in spanish):