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People of most nationalities require a visa to enter Myanmar(Burma).
Loss of your visa/passport could result in a fine and curtailment of your travel plans. Asia Highlights recommends customers to keep a photocopy of their passport and visa somewhere safe and/or keep electronic versions on an accessible device.
Passport holders from the following countries are giving visa exemption for 14 days and are only permitted to enter via the international airports:
Passport holders from Singapore are giving visa exemption for 30 days for entering and exiting from the international airports.
The easiest way to get a Myanmar visa is via the online eVisa system. Both tourist visa and business visa applications are accepted online.
If you plan to enter Myanmar at a seaport or at a border crossing point, however, we recommend you apply for your visa at a Myanmar embassy or consulate, which is a cheaper and more flexible option than applying online.
Myanmar’s eVisa system is a project launched by the Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population. The process from application to approval is performed via the online platform.
Visa Processing Fees
|Visa Type (Online)||Fees (US dollars)||Duration (days)|
Available Port of Entries
You will need the following to apply
Please notice that the approval letter is valid up to 90 days from the date of issue and valid for a single entry.
Continue to read: Terms and Conditions
Apply for your eVisa now: Myanmar eVisa (Official Government Website)
See a full list of countries the passport holder of which are eligible to apply Tourist eVisa.
See a full list of countries the passport holder of which are eligible to apply Business eVisa.
A Myanmar visa can be applied for at a Myanmar embassy or consulate abroad.
Each applicant must complete the visa application form and submit it to the embassy together with:
Requirements vary according to the place of application. Some embassies may request an online appointment before you come in person to submit your application.
Know more about: the Embassies and Consulates of Myanmar Worldwide
Short overstays are not regarded as a serious offence. Overstaying a visa in Myanmar from 1 to 90 days costs $3 per day, plus a $3 registration fee. The fine is payable on exiting the country.
If you overstay your visa, however, you might find it hard to book hotels or domestic flights, as some institutions won’t take bookings from guests who have overstayed.
|Type of Visa||Fee (US dollars)||Duration of Stay (days)|
|Entry (Meditation)||36||Prescribed periods|
If you arrive at Myanmar by cruise, you need to contact your tour agent for prearrangement on visa. It's recommended to obtain your visa via the Myanmar embassy or consulate in advance.
Continue to Read: How to Get to Myanmar
We provide tailor-made tours to Myanmar. Tours typically start or end in Yangon or Mandalay and last approximately 9 days; visiting Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay and Inle Lake.
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