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Myanmar Visa

A foreign citizen wishing to enter Myanmar must obtain a Myanmar visa unless they are a national of one of the eligible visa exempt countries. All nationals must hold a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of intended departure to enter Myanmar.

 

Visa Type and Cost

  • Tourist eVisa – US$ 50
  • Tourist eVisa (Express) – US$ 56
  • Business eVisa – US$  70

Visa Stay Duration and Validity

  • Tourist Visa – Stay of 28 days from the date of arrival within 90 days of issue
  • Business Visa – Stay of 70 days from the date of arrival within 90 days of issue

Application Channels

There are two ways to apply for a visa as follows:

  • If you are eligible for e-visa, you can apply online and click here [https://evisa.moip.gov.mm/].
  • Please contact the relevant local embassy or consulate [https://evisa.moip.gov.mm/embassy.aspx], or visit a travel agent, to help apply for Myanmar visa.

Processing Time

Three to five working days for visa application is required when applying to the embassy or consulate and three working days if applying online.

Sufficient Funds

Travellers are not required to demonstrate that they have sufficient funds to visit Myanmar.

What You Need

  • Passport with 6 months of validity
  • One Coloured photo (4.6 cm x 3.8 cm) taken during last 3 months.
  • Visa, Master, American Express or JCB credit cards for the payment of USD 50 or USD 56 for express visa application

Tourist Visa Information

  • eVisa validity for 90 days from the issued date (Expired eVisa will result in entry denial.)
  • Length of stay of up to 28 days from the date of arrival in Myanmar
  • Non-refundable eVisa service
  • Email acknowledgement within 1 hour after successful payment
  • Processing time of up to 3 working days for regular Tourist Visa, and 24 hours for Tourist Visa express service

Remarks

  • If the applicant has child under (7) years old on the same passport, you have to put the name of that child, date of birth in the minor section of the application form.
  • Tourists must stay in registered hotels, motels, inns, guest house and resort during your stay in Myanmar.
  • The applicant should complete individual personal data whether passenger is FIT or package tour.
  • eVisa is only valid for a single entry. Re-entry will require a new visa.
  • Currently passengers with eVisa are only permitted to enter via following ports:
    1. Yangon International Airport
    2. Mandalay International Airport
    3. Nay Pyi Taw International Airport
    4. Tachileik Land Border Checkpoint
    5. Myawaddy Land Border Checkpoint
    6. Kawthaung Land Border Checkpoint
    7. Tamu Land Border Checkpoint
    8. Rih Khaw Dar Land Border Checkpoint
  • If you are visiting Myanmar via cruise, please contact your travel agent for pre-arrangement visa on arrival. You will not be able to use eVisa to enter Myanmar via seaport.
  • If the decision is not allowed to entry, you may return by the same flight.
  • Singapore citizens (Singapore passport holders) do not require a visa for tourist visits of up to 30 days and you can enter and depart from all International Checkpoints.
  • Ordinary passport holders from the following countries do not require a visa for tourist visits of up to 14 days if entering and departing from Yangon, Mandalay, or Naypyidaw International Airports. If you would like to stay in Myanmar over 14 days, or wish to enter or exit from any of the International Land Border checkpoints, then please apply for the appropriate e-Visa.
    No.Country NameExemption Period
    1.Brunei14 days
    2.Cambodia14 days
    3.Indonesia14 days
    4.Laos14 days
    5.Philippines14 days
    6.Thailand14 days
    7.Viet Nam14 days
  • As a 1-Year Pilot Program, from 1st October, 2018 to 30th September, 2019, passport holders from the following countries do not require a visa for tourist visits of up to 30 days and you can enter and depart from all International Checkpoints.
    No.Country NameExemption Period
    1.Japan30 days
    2.Korea, Republic30 days
    3.Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China.30 days
    4.Macau Special Administrative Region of China30 days
  • Passport holder from the following countries and Taiwan are eligible to apply Tourist eVisa.
    No.Country NameNo.Country Name
    1.Albania51.Kenya
    2.Algeria52.Korea, DPR
    3.Argentina53.Korea, Republic
    4.Australia54.Kuwait
    5.Austria55.Kyrgyzstan
    6.Bangladesh56.Laos
    7.Belarus57.Latvia
    8.Belgium58.Lithuania
    9.Bhutan59.Luxembourg
    10.Bolivia60.Malaysia
    11.Bosnia61.Maldive
    12.Brazil62.Malta
    13.Brunei63.Mauritius
    14.Bulgaria64.Mexico
    15.Cambodia65.Monaco
    16.Cameroon66.Mongolia
    17.Canada67.Morocco
    18.Chile68.Nepal
    19.China69.Netherlands
    20.Colombia70.New Zeland
    21.Costa Rica71.Norway
    22.Côte d’Ivoire72.Pakistan
    23.Croatia73.Panama
    24.Cyprus74.Peru
    25.CZECH75.Philippines
    26.Denmark76.Poland
    27.Ecuador77.Portugal
    28.Egypt78.Qatar
    29.Eritrea79.Romania
    30.Estonia80.Russia
    31.Fiji81.Saudi Arabia
    32.Finland82.Serbia
    33.France83.Singapore
    34.Georgia84.Slovakia
    35.Germany85.Slovenia
    36.Ghana86.South Africa
    37.Greece87.Spain
    38.Guatemala88.Sri lanka
    39.Guinea89.Sweden
    40.Hungary90.Switzerland
    41.Iceland91.Thailand
    42.India92.Turkey
    43.Indonesia93.Uganda
    44.Ireland94.Ukraine
    45.Israel95.United Kingdom
    46.Italy96.United States of America
    47.Jamaica97.Uruguay
    48.Japan98.Uzbekistan
    49.Jordan99.Venezuela
    50.Kazakhstan100.Viet Nam

What You Need

  • Passport with 6 months of validity
  • One coloured photo (4.6 cm x 3.8 cm) taken during last 3 months.
  • Letter of Invitation to you from a registered company

  • Company Registration of inviting company (The Inviting Registered Company must have at least 3 months’ validity of registration)
    1. Certificate of Incorporation (For Local Company) or

    2. Certificate of Registration of Branch Office (For Foreign Investment Company)

  • One of the following Myanmar Registered Foreign Chamber of Commerce Association’s recommendation or invitation letters
    1. Thai Business Association of Myanmar
    2. French – Myanmar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FMCCI)
    3. European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar (Euro Cham Myanmar)
    4. Malaysian Business Chamber
    5. British Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar
  • Visa, Master, American Express or JCB credit cards for the payment of USD 70

Business Visa Information

  • eVisa validity for 90 days from the issued date (Expired eVisa will result in entry denial.)
  • Length of stay of up to 70 days from the date of arrival in Myanmar
  • Non-refundable eVisa service
  • Email acknowledgement within 1 hour after successful payment
  • Processing time of up to 3 working days

Remarks

  • eVisa is a only valid for a single entry. Re-entry will require a new visa.
  • Currently passengers with eVisa are only permitted to enter via following ports:
    1. Yangon International Airport
    2. Mandalay International Airport
    3. Nay Pyi Taw International Airport
    4. Tachileik Land Border Checkpoint
    5. Myawaddy Land Border Checkpoint
    6. Kawthaung Land Border Checkpoint
    7. Tamu Land Border Checkpoint
    8. Rih Khaw Dar Land Border Checkpoint
  • If the decision is not allowed to entry, you may return by the same flight.
  • Ordinary passport holders from the following countries are giving visa exemption:
    No.Country NameExemption Period
    1.Brunei14 days
    2.Cambodia14 days
    3.Indonesia14 days
    4.Laos14 days
    5.Philippines14 days
    6.Thailand14 days
    7.Singapore30 days
    8.Viet Nam14 days
  • With relevant Ministry recommendation letter, you may extend your Business Visa.
  • Passport holder from the following countries and Taiwan are eligible to apply Business eVisa:
    No.Country NameNo.Country Name
    1.Australia28.Laos
    2.Austria29.Latvia
    3.Belgium30.Lithuania
    4.Bulgaria31.Luxembourg
    5.Brazil32.Malaysia
    6.Brunei33.Malta
    7.Cambodia34.Norway
    8.Canada35.Nepal
    9.China36.Netherlands
    10.Croatia37.New Zealand
    11.Cyprus38.Poland
    12.Czech Republic39.Philippines
    13.Denmark40.Portugal
    14.Estonia41.Romania
    15.Finland42.Russian Federation
    16.France43.Slovakia
    17.Germany44.Spain
    18.Greece45.Slovenia
    19.Hungary46.Singapore
    20.India47.Sweden
    21.Indonesia48.South Africa
    22.Ireland49.Switzerland
    23.Israel50.Thailand
    24.Italy51.Ukraine
    25.Japan52.United Kingdom
    26.Korea,DPR53.United States of America
    27.Korea,Republic54.Viet Nam

Disclaimer

Our visa information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel.

Visit evisa.moip.gov.mm for more details and eVisa online application [https://evisa.moip.gov.mm/].