The Panama Maritime Authority do not issue new Panama COC. But you can update your COC like 2nd Engineer to Chief Engineer or Chief Mate to Master.

However, Panama will also proceed RENEWALS of Panama COC for those officers  who have already Panama COC and fulfill all requirements.

To renew your PANAMA COC send your following documents (scan copy) to

1.     Passport

2.     Photo

3.     Panama COC

4.     All basic and advance STCW courses

5.     CDC with sea time pages

6.     Medical certificate (if any)

7.     Sea service certificate (if any)

Additional documents may be requested according to PMA