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Administracion Zona Libre

The Colon Free Zone is one of the most visited destinations in the entire country of Panama. Each year, over 200,000 visit this vast commercial manufacturing and export center. The Administración de la Zona Libre de Colón oversees the 2,300 businesses and the nearly 450 hectares of land that make up this important commercial area.
Administración de la Zona Libre de Colón is a semi-autonomous governmental entity that was created over sixty years ago to carry out the interests of the Free Zone. The Zone is an independent business center that operates separately from other aspects of the Panamanian government. The import and export business conducted in the Free Zone generates over $14 billion in annual revenue.
The Administración de la Zona Libre de Colón covers a large number of responsibilities including formation of new corporations, processing of permits, visas and other documents related to the Free Zone, oversight of business conducted there, and jurisdiction over all matters related to its successful operation.

Services provided include:
• Creation of anonymous society corporations
• Processing operation permits for the Colon Free Zone
• Oversight of the lease or sale of warehouses in the Free Zone
• Creation of bank accounts for businesses operating within the Free Zone
• Processing of visas and work permits for Colon Free Zone workers
• Mediation of contract disputes
• Investment advice for businesses inside or outside of the Free Zone
• And much more

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