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VISA AND IMMIGRATION

Foreign nationals keen to travel to Myanmar need to possess a valid passport of their country and might need to obtain a visa for Myanmar.

The visa policy of the country is as follows:

 

Visa Exemption

 

We have a visa exemption for the passport holder of the following countries.

  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Hong Kong – visa free for tourism only
  • Indonesia
  • Japan – visa-free for tourism only
  • Laos
  • Macao – visa-free for tourism only
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea – visa-free for tourism only
  • Thailand (for air arrivals only)
  • Vietnam

Visa holders can stay in our country for tourism or business for a specified number of days subject to terms and conditions.

 

Visa on arrival

 

Holders of passports issued by China and India may obtain a tourist visa on arrival which will be valid for 30 days. The visa fee in such cases will be USD 50.

 

eVisa

 

Myanmar issues eVisa for tourism and business purposes only. eVisa is issued within 3 days of receiving an application and is valid for 90 days from the date of issues where one can stay up to 28 days at a stretch for tourism and 70 days for business. The fees for issuing eVisa is USD 70 and tourist visa is USD 50. Visa is issued free of cost for children below 7 years of age.

Holders of eVisa must enter the country through the following ports:

  • Yangon International Airport
  • Nay Pyi Taw International Airport
  • Mandalay International Airport
  • Kawthaung Land Border Checkpoint with Thailand
  • Myawaddy Land Border Checkpoint with Thailand
  • Tachileik Land Border Checkpoint with Thailand
  • Rih Khaw Dar Land Border Checkpoint with India
  • Tamu Land Border Checkpoint with India

Eligibility for eVisa

 

Countries eligible for business/tourist e-visa as well as visa-free or visa on arrival privilege

  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Nepal
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Countries eligible for tourist and business eVisa

  • All European Union countries
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Israel
  • North Korea
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Russia
  • South Africa
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Ukraine
  • United States

Countries eligible for tourist eVisa only

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Argentina
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Cameroon
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Fiji
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Iceland
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela

Procedure for obtaining Visa for Myanmar

 

eVisa

 

You can apply eVisa to Myanmar online by visiting the official Government site https://evisa.moip.gov.mm

 

Tourist Visa

 

You can apply for a tourist visa in person at any Myanmar Embassy around the world.

Click here for the contact information of the nearest Myanmar Embassy.

 

Business Visa, and other Visa Types and Permanent Residency (PR card)

 

For information on other types of visa, please visit http://www.mewashingtondc.org/content/visa-and-permanent-residency