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Let a car in Panama

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Let a car in Panama


i'm planning a road trip from Canada to Panama with my old car (value : maximum 1000$). I want to let the car there and fly back home.

First of all : the border crossing from Costa Rica, is it complicated? Wich type of documentation I will have to show (photocopies)?

What are the issues for the car? can I sell it or it's too complicated? Can I put it at the scrap? Or can I just let it in the airport parking?


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1. Re: Let a car in Panama

You should really research this one closely.

When I entered Panama with vehicle (in 1975 and again in 1980) on my way to Colombia, the vehicle was registered in my passport and again stamped out upon shipping it south out of the country.

Check with the Panama consul nearest you first.

Maybe some of the expats living there could comment on this one???

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