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Visa to Laos

 

eVisa to Laos: Basic Information

An eVisa is an electronic document that allows you to enter Laos. The electronic visa system is available to citizens of visa-exempt countries.

This means that anyone with a passport issued by one of the eligible countries can apply for an eVisa by completing an online application form. The entire process can be done online so you don’t have to visit the embassy.

The price for issuing an eVisa is 99 Euro.

  • Types of eVisa's

    There is one type of eVisa that can be acquired electronically.

    Single entry eVisa entitles your stay on the country territory in tourism purposes such as holidaying, friends or relatives visiting etc.

  • List of eligible countries

    To enter Laos with an eVisa you have to be a passport holder of one of the mentioned countries:

    Andorra
    Angola
    Antigua and Barbuda
    Argentina
    Armenia
    Australia
    Austria
    Azerbaijan
    Bahamas
    Bahrain
    Barbados
    Belarus
    Belgium
    Belize
    Benin
    Bhutan
    Bolivia
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Botswana
    Brazil
    Brunei
    Bulgaria
    Burkina Faso
    Cambodia
    Canada
    Cape Verde
    Central African Republic
    Chad
    Chile
    China
    Colombia
    Comoros
    Costa Rica
    Croatia
    Cuba
    Cyprus
    Czech Republic
    Denmark
    Djibouti
    Dominica
    Dominican Republic
    East Timor
    Ecuador
    Egypt
    El Salvador
    Equatorial Guinea
    Eritrea
    Ethiopia
    Fiji
    Finland
    France
    Gabon
    Gambia
    Georgia
    Germany
    Greece
    Grenada
    Guatemala
    Guyana
    Haiti
    Honduras
    Hong Kong (SAR)
    Hungary
    Iceland
    India
    Indonesia
    Ireland
    Israel
    Italy
    Jamaica
    Japan
    Kazakhstan
    Kenya
    Kiribati
    Korea, North (DPR)
    Korea, South
    Kuwait
    Kyrgyzstan
    Latvia
    Liechtenstein
    Lithuania
    Luxembourg
    Macau (SAR)
    Macedonia (North)
    Madagascar
    Malawi
    Malaysia
    Maldives
    Mali
    Marshall Islands
    Mauritania
    Mauritius
    Mexico
    Micronesia
    Moldova
    Monaco
    Mongolia
    Montenegro
    Morocco
    Myanmar (Burma)
    Namibia
    Nepal
    Netherlands
    New Zealand
    Nicaragua
    Norway
    Oman
    Palau
    Panama
    Papua New Guinea
    Paraguay
    Peru
    Philippines
    Poland
    Portugal
    Qatar
    Romania
    Russian Federation
    Rwanda
    Saint Kitts and Nevis
    Saint Lucia
    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    Samoa
    San Marino
    Sao Tome and Principe
    Saudi Arabia
    Serbia
    Seychelles
    Singapore
    Slovakia
    Slovenia
    Solomon Islands
    Somalia
    South Africa
    Spain
    Sri Lanka
    Sweden
    Switzerland
    Taiwan
    Tajikistan
    Tanzania
    Thailand
    Togo
    Trinidad and Tobago
    Tunisia
    Turkey
    Turkmenistan
    Tuvalu
    Uganda
    Ukraine
    United Arab Emirates
    United Kingdom
    United States of America
    Uruguay
    Uzbekistan
    Vanuatu
    Venezuela
    Vietnam
    Yemen

    On the selected port of entry, your passport will be stamped and your fingerprints will be taken by the government customs.

  • eVisa Laos application form

    Complete the application by using the panel on the left. Choose the purpose of your stay and the nationality that is noted on your passport from the available. Click "Apply online" to fill out your application form.

    The final decision and processing time are dependable on the government of Laos, however, it usually takes up to 3 working days (72h).

    Approved eVisa will be provided to you through the email address given in the application form. After you receive the email you have to print the document out and present it to the customs officials at the airport upon arrival in Laos.

  • eVisa validity period

    The document is valid for 60 days after the approval, which means that your entry has to take place within the mentioned period. An eVisa to Laos entitles your stay on the country territory for a period of maximum 30 days.

    ATTENTION Your passport has to be valid for at least 6 months after your planned arrival to Laos.

  • Transit visa information

    Anyone who intends to cross the border of Laos in transit purpose is obliged to get a tourist eVisa in advance.

    The government of Laos does not predict any other electronic authorisation for transit purposes.

  • Requirements on arrival

    Two documents - a valid passport & an approved eVisa - are expected to be presented to the customs officials at the airport in Laos in verification purposes. A physical form, of the mentioned, will be required.

  • Ports of entry

    You are obliged to choose one from the enlisted:

    • Wattay International Airport (Vientiane Capital)
    • Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge I (Vientiane Capital)
    • Luang Prabang International Airport (Luang Prabang Province)
    • Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge II (Savanakhet Province)
    • Pakse International Airport (Champasack Province)

Required documents

Every application has to be matched with the following documents:

  • Passport's biodata page
  • Passport cover page
  • A photograph of an applicant- it doesn't have to be a professional photograph.
 

Important information

  • The processing time usually takes up to 72 h (3 working days).
  • A separate application has to be submitted by anyone who wishes to enter the country territory.
  • Granted eVisa is valid only at the selected border crossings.
  • An eVisa does not authorize any labour activity.
 

Benefits of Evisa Express

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    Easy application process There are three easy steps to get your eVisa to Laos. Any issues during the application process can be addressed by contacting our support team
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    Qualified team of expertsA qualified team oversees the processing of every application
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    Guarantee of serviceIf an application is unable to be processed, reimbursement is provided according to the conditions set out by our Terms of Service

Evisa Express is an independent company that offers efficient and professional assistance in obtaining visas. We are not associated with any governmental agency. See Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

 

Three easy steps to get your eVisa

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    Apply online Fill out basic information on your citizenship and purpose for travel
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    Fill out remaining required information and make an online payment We accept both credit and debit cards and other convenient methods of payment.
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    Check your email Once your payment is confirmed, the eVisa will be sent to the email address you provided in your application.
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