Panama Immigration allows Citizens of Friendly Nations to be granted a Panama Residency Visa that leads to the Easiest Country to get Citizenship and a Panama Passport, if they can prove financial solvency and have economic or professional ties with Panama.
Financial solvency can be proven by depositing a minimum of 5,000 USD in a Panamanian bank account. An additional 2,000 USD must be deposited for each dependent that will obtain residency status but also qualify for Panama Citizenship as well as receive a Panama Passport.
For the applicant to establish economic ties he must form a corporation that is registered to do business in Panama and be either a member of the Board of Directors or a majority shareholder.
The List of Friendly Nations contains the following countries: