Myanmar Visa

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Do I need to get a Myanmar Visa before visiting Myanmar?TOP

Foreigners will need to apply for Myanmar Visas before entering Myanmar except citizens of Laos, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam who will stay in Myanmar within 14 days. You could contact relevant Myanmar Embassy/Consulate-General for more details.

Myanmar Embassy in UK:
Address: 19A, CHARLES STREET, LONDON W1J 5DX
Tel: +44 207 148 0740, 207 499 4340
Email: visa@myanmarembassylondon.com (visa section)
Website: www.myanmarembassylondon.com

Myanmar Embassy in USA:
Address: 2300 S STREET, N.W, WASHINGTON, D.C-20008
Tel: (202) 332-3344, 332-4350, 332-4352, 238-9332
Email: pyi.thayar@verizon.net
Website: www.mewashingtondc.com/

Myanmar Embassy in Australia:
Address: 22 ARKANA STREET, YARRALUMLA, ACT 2600, CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA
Tel: (61-2) 6273 3811, 6273 3751
Email: mecanberra@bigpond.com
Website: http://mecanberra.com.au/

Should I get my Myanmar visa ahead of time or apply for it in Myanmar?TOP

Myanmar visa upon arrival is not recommended due to the unsound Visa on Arrival policy of Myanmar. In order to ensure the entry of the country, foreign visitors are recommended to apply for a Myanmar E-Visa online at the official website of the Ministry of Immigration and Population of Myanmar (http://evisa.moip.gov.mm/) in advance, which is also very convenient.

What is the simplest way to get a Myanmar Visa?TOP

For citizens of 100 countries, including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, CZECH, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea DPR, Korea Republic, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America, Venezuela, Vietnam, Albania, Algeria, Belarus, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia, Cameroon, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Ecuador, Eritrea, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Iceland, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Mauritius, Monaco, Morocco, Qatar, South Africa, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay and Uzbekistan who enter Myanmar via Yangon International Airport, Mandalay International Airport and Nap Pyi Taw International Airport with the purpose of tourism, the simplest way to get a Myanmar Visa is to apply for a Myanmar E-Visa online at the official website of Ministry of Immigration and Population of Myanmar: http://evisa.moip.gov.mm/

When will my Myanmar visa start to take effect? And when will it expire?TOP

Myanmar visa takes effect from the date printed after the “Valid from” on the visa (same as issue date) and expires on the date printed after the “Valid until” printed on the visa

How long is the validity period of a Myanmar tourist visa?TOP

The validity period of a Myanmar tourist visa is usually 3 months. Myanmar tourist visa holders are permitted to stay in Myanmar for a maximum of 28 days after each entry.

If I plan to visit several Indochina countries, which country’s visa should I apply for?TOP

Normally you need to get visas of all the countries you would like to visit except that you could enjoy the visa exemption policy of the country. Please check the visa policies of these Indochina countries carefully and apply for E-Visa online or get traditional visas from embassies/consulate-generals in advance. For countries supporting you get visa on arrival, you could apply for the visa when arriving at the country.

What is Myanmar E-visa? And how can I get it?TOP

Myanmar E-Visa is an easier way to get a Myanmar Visa. For citizens of 100 countries, including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, CZECH, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea DPR, Korea Republic, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America, Venezuela, Vietnam, Albania, Algeria, Belarus, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia, Cameroon, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Ecuador, Eritrea, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Iceland, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Mauritius, Monaco, Morocco, Qatar, South Africa, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay and Uzbekistan who enter Myanmar via Yangon International Airport, Mandalay International Airport or Nap Pyi Taw International Airport are eligible to apply for a Myanmar E-Visa online at the official website of Ministry of Immigration and Population of Myanmar (http://evisa.moip.gov.mm/).

Where will I get my Myanmar visa stamped with my E-Visa approval letter?TOP

You can get your Myanmar visa stamped at the Immigration checkpoints of the three international airports: Yangon International Airport, Mandalay International Airport and Nap Pyi Taw International Airport.

Can people use Myanmar E-Visa when they enter Myanmar by land?TOP

No, they cannot. Myanmar E-Visa currently is only for Myanmar Tourist Visa holders who enter Myanmar via the three international airports: Yangon International Airport, Mandalay International Airport and Nap Pyi Taw International Airport. People enter Myanmar via land need to get a valid Myanmar visa from a Myanmar Embassy/Consulate-General in advance.

What is the processing time for Myanmar E-Visa approval letter?TOP

It usually takes 3 working days for the issue of Myanmar E-Visa Approval letter after you submit the online application form and pay the E-Visa fee correctly.

When do I need visa extension and how long in advance do I need to apply for it?TOP

If your Myanmar visa is going to expire and you would like to prolong your stay in the country, you will need to extend your Myanmar Visa at the Ministry of Immigration and Population of Myanmar. It is recommended that the applicants do the visa extension at least 3 days prior to the expiry date of the visa.

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