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Visa for Myanma / Burma

 

eVisa to Myanmar / Burma: Basic Information

Myanmar has introduced the Electronic Travel Authorization system in September 2014. Since then it is possible to obtain a visa for a tourist or business purposes without leaving your home. Access to the electronic visa application is granted to citizens of visa-free countries and the whole process can be carried out online. This means that there is no need to go to the embassy to enter Myanmar.

The process of obtaining an eVisa takes a maximum of three days and the depends of the type of travel.
- tourism purposes: 99 EUR
- business trip: 129 EUR

  • Types of eVisa

    There are two types of eVisa to Myanmar / Burma:

    Tourist eVisa – issued for tourist purposes such as vacation, visiting friends or relatives, etc.

    Business eVisa – issued for business purposes such as participation in conferences or business meetings, negotiating commercial contracts, etc.

  • List of eligible countries

    Citizens from the countries listed below must apply for an eVisa in order to travel to Myanmar / Burma:

    Citizens eligible for Tourist and Business eVisas:

    Australia
    Austria
    Belgium
    Brazil
    Brunei
    Bulgaria
    Cambodia
    Canada
    China
    Colombia
    Canada
    China
    Croatia
    Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
    Cyprus
    Czech Republic
    Denmark
    Estonia
    Finland
    France
    Germany
    Greece
    Hungary
    India
    Indonesia
    Ireland
    Israel
    Italy
    Japan
    Korea, North (DPR)
    Korea, South
    Laos
    Latvia
    Lithuania
    Luxembourg
    Malaysia
    Malta
    Nepal
    Netherlands
    New Zealand
    Norway
    Philippines
    Poland
    Portugal
    Romania
    Russian Federation
    Singapore
    Slovakia
    Slovenia
    South Africa
    Spain
    Sweden
    Switzerland
    Tanzania
    Ukraine
    United Kingdom
    United States of America
    Vietnam

    Citizens eligible only for Tourist eVisas:

    Albania
    Algeria
    Argentina
    Bangladesh
    Belarus
    Bhutan
    Bolivia
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Cameroon
    Chile
    Colombia
    Costa Rica
    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
    Taiwan
    Turkey
    Uganda
    Uruguay
    Uzbekistan
    Venezuela

    If your country of citizenship is not listed, it is necessary to apply for a standard embassy visa in order to visit Myanmar / Burma.

    Citizens of the following countries are exempt from visa requirements:
    Brunei – for visits of up to 14 days
    Cambodia – for visits of up to 14 days
    Indonesia – for visits of up to 14 days
    Laos – for visits of up to 14 days
    Philippines – for visits of up to 14 days
    Thailand – for visits of up to 14 days
    Singapore – for visits of up to 30 days
    Vietnam – for visits of up to 14 days

    eVisas are accepted at the following points of entry:
    Airports:

    Yangon International Airport
    Mandalay International Airport
    Nay Pyi Taw International Airport

    Border crossings:
    Tachileik Land Border Checkpoint Myawaddy Land Border Checkpoint
    Kawthaung Land Border Checkpoint
    Tamu Land Border Checkpoint
    Rih Khaw Dar Land Border Checkpoint

    Prospective travelers to Myanmar / Burma who wish to enter by any point not listed above, including all sea ports, must apply for a standard embassy visa.

  • eVisa to Myanmar / Burma Application Form

    To obtain an electronic visa for Myanmar, you have to complete an online form. It is required to provide passport details and travel information to Myanmar, such as the planned date of arrival and place of stay. In addition, you are required to attach a photo to the application. A scanned copy of the passport is not required, so make sure all the details you provided are correct.

    After completing the application, you will receive a message confirming the submission of the application, tips on how to proceed and the estimated time needed to process the application. You will receive a decision on your visa application within 3 business days.

    Please keep in mind that the eVisa process also depends on the operation and decision of the Immigration Office in Myanmar.

    Finally, all you have to do is to print the document and show it on arrival in Myanmar. To complete the application, please use the panel on the left. Choose the type of trip: single or multiple entries (30 or 90 days), and enter your citizenship). Click "Apply online" and fill out the form.

  • eVisa Validity Period

    Both types of electronic visas allow single entry to Myanmar. A visa issued for tourist purposes authorizes a 29-day stay and is valid for 3 months from the moment of issuing the document. This means that even on the last day of its validity, entry to Myanmar is possible. The business visa allows you to stay for a maximum of 70 days and remains valid for 3 months from the date of issue.

    To be able to apply for an eVisa online, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into Myanmar

  • eVisa Transit Information

    Citizens of all countries except Oman, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates are required to apply for a visa to travel through Bahrain. If you have a passport issued by the office of an eligible country, apply for an eVisa online.

    If your citizenship is not eligible for an eVisa, you have to go to the embassy to obtain a regular visa.

  • Requirements on Arrival

    Citizens of visa-free countries need a valid passport and a printed electronic visa. Upon arrival in Myanmar these both documents have to presented to the customs officials for verification.

 

Required documents

  • Tourist eVisa

    Citizens of eligible countries must provide:

    – Scan or digital photo of the bio-data page of the applicant's passport
    – Photograph of the applicant (digital) which meets passport photo standards

  • Business eVisa

    Citizens of eligible countries must provide:

    – Scan or digital photo of the bio-data page of the applicant's passport
    – Photograph of the applicant (digital) which meets passport photo standards
    – Invitation letter from the Myanma / Burmese company with which applicant intends to cooperate
    – Company registration certificate from Myanma / Burmese with which applicant intends to cooperate

 

Important information

  • eVisas are only accepted at selected airports and border crossing points.
  • In the event of a passport change or its expiry, it is necessary to apply for a new eVisa. The eVisa is assigned directly to the passport number, therefore it is not possible to use the document with another or new passport.
  • You are not allowed to work on the eVisa basis. To get employed a different type of visa and a visit to the embassy is required.
 

Benefits of Evisa Express

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    Easy application processThere are three easy steps to get your eVisa to Myanmar / Burma. 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 each and 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.

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Three easy steps to get your eVisa

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