Online application is available for tourist visas to Myanmar. 100 countries are eligible to apply online. In order to apply online, first check if you are eligible to do so (check here for the list of countries). Ensure your passport is valid for six months from the date of entry, have a payment method (Visa or Mastercard) handy and way to scan a passport photo for the application. The passport photo must be color and taken within the last 3 months.
The cost of a tourist visa is $50. The visa is valid for 28 days once entering Myanmar. If you receive the online e-visa, you may only enter through one of the three International Airports (Yangon, Mandalay or Nay Pyi Taw).
For more info on the e-visa, please visit: http://evisa.moip.gov.mm/
It is also possible to visit one of our Embassies abroad to apply for a visa. Click here for a complete list.
A valid passport with Entry visa is required for all tourists & businessmen, applicable at Myanmar Embassies and Consulate General Offices abroad.
Types of Visa
A Tourist Visa allows a stay of 28 days, extensible for an additional 14 days.
A Business Visa allows a stay of 28 days, extensible up to 12 months on a case by case basis.
Visa on Arrival is granted to both FTSs and Package Tourists on prior arrangement with the Ministry of Hotel and Tourism.
For further visa information visit http://www.myanmarvisa.com
Foreign currencies in excess of U.S $2,000, jewelry, camera, video camera and electronic goods should be declared at the customs’ counter at the airport on arrival. 2 liters of liquor, 400 cigarettes, 100 cigars and 500 milliliters of perfume are allowed to be brought into Myanmar by travelers.
Health and Insurance
Health officials require certification of immunization against cholera, and against yellow fever if you have arrived within nine days after leaving or transiting an affected area. Proof of smallpox vaccination is no longer required. There are several hospitals and clinics in Yangon, some of which are under the Ministry of Health and some are privately owned. There is a wide range of variety in quality, expertise, expenses and services offered. The Pun Hlaing International Hospital is the first international hospital in Myanmar.
When you plan to bring some electronic devices, make sure that these work with our Domestic power A.C 220 – 250V 50Hz. The Power Line is 440V.
Please be noted that Mobile Phones from other countries will not work in Myanmar.
Most traveler will need vaccinations for hepatitis A, typhoid fever, and polio, as well as medications for malaria prophylaxis and travelers’ diarrhea. Other immunizations may be necessary depending upon the circumstances of the trip and the medical history of the traveler. Insect repellents are recommended, in conjunction with other measures to prevent mosquito bites. All travelers should visit their personal physician 4-8 weeks before your trip. The sun can be remarkably hot and a hat and high-factor block cream is advisable.