Myanmar Visa

Myanmar Visa

For all travelers who plan to visit Myanmar, the very first issue is visa and since the government of Myanmar encourages more tourists to come and discover our country, the visa policy becomes much easier than before. 

Myanmar Visa Requirements 

To obtain the visa either upon arrival or through embassy, you need to have the following documents :
  • Original passport with at least 6th validity ( from the day you suppose to enter Myanmar, not the day you apply )
  • One blank page on your passport to stamp the visa
  • Color, passport size photos
  • Flight booking / reservation
  • Reservation of hotels/ tour/ service ( will be faster for you )
  • Visa stamp fee in USD/ EURO/POUNDS depends on the embassy requirements
Lastly, there are countries do not need visa for 14 days including: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Thailand (Three International Airports Only),Viet Nam

Tourist Visa 

This type of visa is valid for 28 days since the day you enter Myanmar. For example: if you enter the 1st January, the visa will expire on 28th January. 
The visa fee is non refundable at all cases. 

Visa on Arrival

In what case you can apply for visa on arrival : traveling by air to 3 international airports including Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyidaw. After submiting the information and pay, you will receive a document stating Visa Approval Letter and this letter allows you to board the flight then get the visa stamps at the airport upon arrival. 
- We strongly advise you to apply for visa at least 10 days before your departure.
- You can only apply for visa 3 months prior to your travel. For example: if you travel in September, you can only apply in June. 
- Visa on arrival letter is valid for 90 days which means if you get the approval letter on 1st August, you can enter Myanmar any day you want from 1st August to 1st November, not later. 

Apply Visa Through Myanmar Embassy

This is the most popular way and applicable for all travelers tourist and businesmen alike. The procedure is simple and you can get the support from embassy/ consulate staff via phone or direct meeting. 
Visitors who come by overland border crossing, ocean cruise must apply visa through Embassy. No Exception so far !
Embassies in Asia like Bangkok, Hanoi, Kualalumpur ofter offer fast service for 1 - 2 days. 

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