Myanmar Visa Information

Union Minister for Hotel & Tourism, Union Minister for Immigration & Population welcomed the meeting attendance, explained and introduced the process of E-visa system for the convenience of the visitors to Myanmar. Visitors from 41 countries currently can apply the visa through http://www.myanmar The followings are the facts available on the website and below for your reference.

1. Tourist visa issued with E-Visa system will be launched at 06:00 on 1st September 2014

2. Regarding the information of E-Visa is on website and the information of restricted area on

3. The application procedures:
(a) Passport validity must have at least (6) months.
(b) Need to present one color photo (4cm X 6cm) taking during (3)months and return ticket.
(c) Length of stay is (28) days from the date of arrival in Myanmar.
(d) To pay application fee, US$ 50 by using Visa, Master, Credit/Debit.
(e) The Visa fees will not refund whether E-Visa is granted or not.
(f) The acknowledge mail will revert within (1) hour of application.
(g) The processing time is maximum (5) working days for granting E-Visa or not.
(h) The validity of E-Visa approval latter is (3) months from the issued date. If it is expired, entry will be denied.

4. If the applicant has children under (7) years old who accompany with him or her, need to mention the name of that child, date of birth in the minor block of the application form.

5. The applicant should complete individual personal data whether passenger is FIT or package tour.

6. Duration of visa validity you can only use single entry. Do not allow to enter again. (Not for Multiple entries)

7. For initial, passengers with E-Visa are only permitted to enter at Yangon International Airport. Will announce the extended plan on time.

8. If the decision is not allowed to enter, you may return by the same flight. (The black list of Myanmar will be checked before granted the visa, however, Immigration personnel will check the INTERPOL black list on arrival and if someone would be in the list, they have to return by the same flight)

9. Ordinary passport holders from the following countries are giving visa exemption for 14 days-
(a) Laos
(b) Vietnam
(c) Philippines
(d) Cambodia
(e) Indonesia

The following (24) countries have been added from 02/October/2014:

No. Country Name No. Country Name
1. Argentina 13. Lithuania
2. Austria 14. Luxembourg
3. Bulgaria 15. Malta
4. Chile 16. Mongolia
5. Colombia 17. Panama
6. Croatia 18. Peru
7. Cyprus 19. Portugal
8. Estonia 20. Romania
9. Greece 21. Slovakia
10. Hungary 22. Slovenia
11. Ireland 23. Sweden
12. Latvia 24. Venezuela

10.The following (43) countries are granted E-Visa for initial

1. Australia 24. Malaysia
2. Bangladesh 25. Nepal
3. Belgium 26. Netherlands
4. Brazil 27. New Zeland
5. Brunei 28. Norway
6. Cambodia 29. Pakistan
7. Canada 30. Philippines
8. China 31. Poland
9. CZECH 32. Russia
10. Denmark 33. Saudi Arabia
11. Egypt 34. Serbia
12. Finland 35. Singapore
13. France 36. Spain
14. Germany 37. Sri lanka
15. India 38.  Switzerland
16. Indonesia 39. Thailand
17. Israel 40. Turkey
18. Italy 41. United Kingdom
19. Japan 42. United State of America
20. Korea, DPR 43. Vietnam
21. Korea, Republic    
22. Kuwait    
23. Laos    

11.Passports holder from the following countries and Taiwan are eligible to apply Tourist E-Visa:

No. Country Name No. Country Name No. Country No. Country Name
1. Albania 26. Denmark 51. Kenya 76. Poland
2. Algeria 27. Ecuador 52. Korea, DPR 77. Portugal
3. Argentina 28. Egypt 53. Korea, Republic 78. Qatar
4. Australia 29. Eritrea 54. Kuwait 79. Romania
5. Austria 30. Estonia 55. Kyrgyzstan 80. Russia
6. Bangladesh 31. Fiji 56. Laos 81. Saudi Arabia
7. Belarus 32. Finland 57. Latvia 82. Serbia
8. Belgium 33. France 58. Litduania 83. Singapore
9. Bhutan 34. Georgia 59. Luxembourg 84. Slovakia
10. Bolivia 35. Germany 60. Malaysia 85. Slovenia
11. Bosnia 36. Ghana 61. Maldive 86. Soult Africa
12. Brazil 37. Greece 62. Malta 87. Spain
13. Brunei 38. Guatemala 63. Mauritius 88. Sri Lanka
14. Bulgaria 39. Guinea 64. Mexico 89. Sweden
15. Cambodia 40. Hungary 65. Monaco 90. Switzerland
16. Cameroon 41. Iceland 66. Mongolia 91. Thailand
17. Canada 42. India 67. Morocco 92. Turkey
18. Chile 43. Indonesia 68. Nepal 93. Uganda
19. China 44. Ireland 69. Netherlands 94. Ukraine
20. Colombia 45. Israel 70. New zeland 95. United Kingdom
21. Costa Rica 46. Italy 71. Norway 96. United States of America
22. Cote d’Ivoire 47. Jamaica 72. Pakistan 97. Uruguay
23. Croatia 48. Japan 73. Panama 98. Uzbekistan
24. Cyprus 49. Jordan 74. Peru 99. Venezuela
25. CZICH 50. Kazakhstan 75. Philippines 100. Viet Nam

Visa On arrival (Pre-arranged)

The option to apply Pre-arranged Tourist Visa on Arrival through Ministry of Tourism ceased to exist and the travelers from countries outside of 100-EVISA-Countries have to apply at the nearest Myanmar Embassy of their own country.

VISA Requirements

A visa is required in advance for a visit to Myanmar and can be obtained from any Myanmar Embassy or Consulate world-wide. Myanmar Tourist visa are valid for a stay of up to 28 days (4 weeks Visa).


Myanmar E-Visa at Yangon & Mandalay International Airport

Visitors from 100 countries currently can apply for E-Visa.

  1. The application procedures:
  • E-Visa Online System is currently only available to Tourists for Tourism purpose only.
  • You will need the following before you apply.
  • Your passport validity must have at least (6) months.
  • You have to upload one COLOR PHOTO (4.8 cm X 3.8 cm) taking during last (3) months.
  • You will need your Visa, Master or American Express credit cards for the payment of USD 50.
  1. Visa processing information
  • The validity of E-Visa approval letter is 90 days from the issued date. If it is expired, entry will be denied.
  • Length of stay is (28) days from the date of arrival in Myanmar.
  • E-Visa service is nonrefundable.
  • You will receive an email acknowledgement within 1 hour after successful payment.
  • The processing time is up to (3) working days.
  1. If the applicant has child (ren) 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.
  2. E-Visa is currently only available to TOURISTS seeking entry into Myanmar. If you are seeking entry for business, meetings, seminars purposes please apply at a Myanmar embassy in your respective country or ask your business partner to send you an Invitation Letter to apply for “Business Visa On Arrival”.
  3. Tourists must stay in registered hotels, motels, inns, guest house and resort during your stay in Myanmar.
  4. The applicant should complete individual personal data whether passenger is FIT or package tour.
  5. E-Visa is a only valid for a single entry. Re-entry will require a new visa.
  6. Currently passengers with E-Visa are only permitted to enter via Yangon International Airport, Nay Pyi Taw International. Airport and Mandalay International Airport. We will announce other port of entry in due course.
  7. If you are visiting Myanmar via cruise, please contact your tour agent for Pre-arrangement Visa on Arrival. You will not be able to use E-Visa to enter Myanmar via seaport.
  8. For more information please go to www.evisa.
  9. Ordinary passport holders from the following countries are giving visa exemption for 14 days-
  10. Brunei Philippines
  11. Cambodia Thailand (Three International Airports Only)
  12. Indonesia Viet Nam
  13. Laos


  1. The following (32) countries are permitted to apply E-Visa from 02/January/2015.


  1. Albania Costa Rica                  15. Guatemala          22. Kyrgyzstan              29. Uganda
  2. Algeria Cote d’lvoire               16. Guinea                 23. Maldive                    30. Ukraine
  3. Belarus Ecuador                     17. Iceland                 24. Mauritius                 31. Uruguay
  4. Bhutan Eritrea                        18. Jamaica                25. Monaco                    32. Uzbekistan
  5. Bolivia Fiji                                19. Jordan                  26. Qatar
  6. Bosnia Georgia                       20. Kazakhstan        27. Qatar
  7. Cameroon Ghana                   21. Kenya                 28. South Africa