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1.Do I need Visa to visit Myanmar?

Most foreign visitors require a visa to enter Myanmar with the exception of a few countries with Visa-Free bilateral agreement between Governments. The Visa-Free countries are Brunei, Cambodia , Indonesia, Lao, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Visa Free is allowed mostly 14 days.

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2.Can I get a Visa on Arrival in Myanmar?

Visa can be applied at Myanmar Embassies Worldwide or it can be applied online. Get your Visa Online

Visa On Arrival Following nationals are allowed to get Visa on Arrival at the designated entry points especially International Airports.

  1. China
  2. India
  3. Italy
  4. Spain
  5. Australia
  6. Switzerland
  7. Germany
  8. Russia

MyanmarVisa.com help you with checking forms if everything is in place and submit a copy personally prior to your arrival so that there is no hassel of mistake or missing information which may result in deportation. Check if you are eligible

3. How much is a visa to Myanmar?

There are 2 major types of Visas : Tourist Visa and Business Visa.
Comparison between Tourist Visa and Business Visa
Travelers who want to tour around the country for leisure vs. Travel with an intent to do business in Myanmar (Check Doing Business in Myanmar).
Tourist Visa costs 50$ vs. Business Visa costs 70$
Warning : There are numerous sites claiming official evisa or online visa for Myanmar charging heavy extra fees.
They usually do not have any address in Myanmar nor contain "About us" information for you to verify. We attach the valid Government Visa Web site screen shot and its link. Always do your due diligence before any payment or sending personal information.

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Myanmar Visa FAQ

This is a compiled list of questions (and their answers) that travellers frequently ask about visiting the Union of Myanmar and Myanmar visa application procedures. If you don't find the answer to your questions here, send email to the officials.

What is Single Journey Re-entry Visa?

Single Journey Re-entry Visa (SRV) must be used only for single re-entry during 6 months (or) not more than 6 months stay permit.

What is Stay Visa?

Stay Visa is for staying in Myanmar and it expires after departing Myanmar before valid date.

What is Multiple Journey Special Re-entry Visa?

You must have Multiple Journey Special Re-entry Visa (MJSRV) to keep the stay permit valid when leaving Myanmar. You can apply for MJSRV as follows: Applying for first time - 3 months or 6 months only Applying for second time - 12 months See More

How do I get an E-visa?

Ministry of Immigration & Population has launched e-Visa permitting travelers and agents to apply visa online from 1st September 2014.
Once approved, the e-visa will be valid for 90 days and once used the tourist e-visa will be for 28 days stay.

How much is the cost?

It will cost 70 USD for tourist visa and 95 USD for business visa from online including our service charges.

Is Visa Fee refundable?

Yes, we will refund your Visa Fee according to our Terms and Conditions.

How long will it take?

It will take three working days to get the eVisa approval letter of the tourist visa and three working days to get the eVisa approval letter of the business visa.

Can I get Visa on Arrival in Myanmar?

Passport holder from the following countries and Taiwan are eligible to apply Visa on Arrival for Business Visa, Workshop/Seminar/Meeting/Research Visa, Transit Visa and Crew Visa:
(Remark: The issuance of Tourist on Arrival Visa for nationals from Italy, Spain, Australia, Switzerland, Germany and Russia will be starting on 01 October 2019.)

How do I get an E-visa for Myanmar?

You can get an E-visa via the Ministry of Labor, Immigration, and Population Government Website of Myanmar and also get at Myanmar Embassy near your location without including countries recognized by Government Website Lists. Otherwise, you can also apply for it from our mentioned website myanmarvisa.com.

Do we arrange an express visa service?

Myanmar visa can arrange an express visa service and it only takes one working day to get. The visa is not pre-arranged. To apply, contact info@myanmarvisa.com
If I have more than one passport, can I apply for the Visa using the particulars from the first passport and then travel with the second passport?
Travelers are allowed to enter Myanmar only with the passport being issued for the eVisa.

Can I print my Visa in Black and White?

Yes, you can, as long as it is clear for checking by immigration officer.

My trip is delayed and my eVisa is expired. Can you change my eVisa validity date?

We are not able change the validity dates on your eVisa. So, we encourage you to re-apply for new eVisa.
I plan to travel from Myanmar to another country for a short trip and return back to Myanmar again. Do I need to apply two Visas within such a short period of time? Tourist eVisa is validity with Single Entry for 28 days. If you want again to Myanmar, you need to apply for new eVisa for your trip.

May I know about the package tour coming with eVisa from Yangon International Airport, are they allowed to exit at the border check points?

You can depart from (3) International Airports are Naypyitaw International Airport, Mandalay International Airport and Yangon International Airports and (4) International border checkpoints are Tachileik Land Border Checkpoint, Myawaddy Land Border Checkpoint, Kawthaung Land Border Checkpoint, Tamu Land Border Checkpoint and RihKhaw Dar Land Border Checkpoint.

Do I entry with eVisa from HteeKhee border checkpoint?

No! HteeKhee border checkpoint is not listed in Government Website. That’s why if you entry from HteeKhee border checkpoint, you need to apply visa at Myanmar Embassy near your location.

Which department can I contact to ask questions regarding eVisa?

You can contact Myanmar Visa department: phone number 01-381200 or email us at info@myanmarvisa.com, travel.evisa@gmail.com. The Myanmar Immigration: phone number 067-431125 and contact through www.mip.gov.mm, contact@myanmareasenet.com and myanmareasenet.com.

Which payment gate can I contact?

Credit payment gate way is based in Singapore. You can email us once your payment is completed and we will verify for you.

May I know the provision of rules and regulations for visa violation?

The website of Ministry of Immigration and Population www.mip.gov.mm has stated the rules and regulations for passengers.

What do I need to give you to apply visa through your service?

You need to fill in Visa Application Form and Color Photo (preferable the form at myanmarvisa.com and make sure you to fill Flight No. and Hotel you will stay in Myanmar.

Do we need to send our actual passports to you?

No. You do not need to send your passport at all but passport copy must be attached through email. Just fill in the application form and you can send us the passport copy by email.

How can we pay?

You can pay by PayPal, Credit Card or bank transfer. The preferred method is through Paypal Payment.

How can we do if we are going to arrive at Mandalay International Airport?

You can get pre-arranged visa on arrival for Mandalay International Airport which takes 3 working days to process before you get the approval.

How can we learn the status of the applied process with your services?

Please send email to info@myanmarvisa.com, travel.evisa@gmail.com

To get business visa in Myanmar, what are the documents required?

The most important documents are your passport copy, color photos, company registration form and invitation letter from sponsored company in Myanmar which can be company, Non-government organization, or Government organization.

How many days can I stay with visa on arrival?

You can stay 28 days with tourist visa and 70 days with business visa.

What are the new rules regarding over-staying in Myanmar?

It is the same as before. You have to pay 3USD per day at Immigration at Airport when you depart from Myanmar. And if you stayed over 3 months in Myanmar, you would need to pay 5USD for overstaying. I was born in Myanmar but I am Canadian passport holder. Can I get visa on arrival (28days) at Yangon International Airport? Yes! You can get it at the airport. If you was born in Myanmar, you will be checked for blacklist prior to your visa approval at the airport. After submitting online form, which email address should I attach my passport copy? Please send email to info@myanmarvisa.com or travel.evisa@gmail.com

Can I get double or multiple entry Visa on Arrival?

Visa on Arrival at the airport is just only single entry visa. For double or multiple entries, you have to apply at Myanmar Embassy near your country.
I arrive in Yangon International Airport, but I want to leave from Myanmar to Mae Sai (Thailand border crossing). Should I just fill out Visa on Arrival Form Online and leave the "Departure Flight number" blank? Yes. You can do. You have to mention your tour program in details.

Do I visit around Myanmar with tourist visa? Is there limitation area in Myanmar about that?

No! You can’t visit limitation area without asking for permission to stroll around in this area.

When I visit Myanmar by holding tourist visa, do I accommodate at where?

When you visit to Myanmar with tourist visa, you can accommodate hotel or hostel or acquaintance’s home but you have to do Form C from Ward Administration Office. But you can’t do rental home with tourist visa but just only business visa is available.

Do the members of the ASEAN countries need to apply for Myanmar Visa?

Yes, ASEAN countries need to apply Myanmar Visa except the passport holder of the countries that got exemption.

Do I need to apply tourist visa on arrival by cruise?

Cruise will be handle visa on arrival with package.

How long can I expect to get back for my refund if I cancel my visa application (or) due to changes of government policy in Myanmar?

We will refund by PayPal within 2 weeks if you could not use our visa approval letter (or) if the visa is not approved in time. You can either collect in cash at the airport for your refund if you wish to do so.
In this case, please contact us priority by email to arrange for you (info@myanmarvisa.com, travel.evisa@gmail.com, magadotravel@gmail.com)

Where can I exchange money to local currency?

You can exchange money at the exchange counters of the airports.

Can I use credit cards?

You can withdraw money from ATM (Automatic Teller Machine) at the airport. You can get local currency with current exchange rate.

Can I get requirements for social visa?

You can apply for social visa at Myanmar Embassy in your country or near your location and its requirements may change depend on nationalities. If you want to know about it, freely contact us info@myanmarvisa.com and +95 01 381200 and Whatsapp No: +95 09 9652040020


What extension services are available at MyanmarVisa.com?

Business Visa extension, Stay Visa extension, Journey Special Re-entry Visa extension, Single Journey Re-entry Visa extension services are available at myanmarvisa.com.
Those who are going to extend Social Visa, they must enter Myanmar with Social Visa.

Can I extend my tourist visa?

No, you can’t extend the tourist visa. We can only extend the business visa for you.

Will the stay permit still be valid after changing the job?

Yes, it would still be valid.
I am staying with social visa for 70 days and I want to extend. How long does it takes and what documents are needed?
It takes 3 to 4 weeks for the process. We will send the requirement file to your mail as per your request info@myanmarvisa.com and the needed documents are slightly changing in accordance with your rank and your company category and so on.

How many months do I get when my business visa extend?

You can extend three months or maximum 6 months for the first time and also get one year for the second time.

May I know the type of business visa when extending?

There are three types of business visa to extend in Myanmar such as Stay, Single and Multiple.

How much does business visa extension cost?

The price may change depend on which kinds of months with business visa type you have to choose. You can freely search for it in our website, myanmarvisa.com.

When can I extend business visa before it expires?

You can extend your business visa as soon as arrival up in Myanmar and you also extend it in advance of three weeks at last before it expires. If your business visa expiration date is so close, we can’t accept your request and the best way is that you depart from Myanmar and return back with new visa.

What is FRC (Foreign Registration Certificate)?

The foreigners who enter into Myanmar with various visas have to apply for the Foreigner’s Registration Certificate (FRC) with following documents want to live more than (90) days in Myanmar at Ministry of Immigration and Population.

Why do I need to do FRC for me?

When your business visa extends, you need to submit FRC at Ministry of Labor, Population and Immigration in Myanmar.

How does it take to do FRC new and how much it is and which documents do I need?

It takes to do FRC new for two days at least and it costs 35USD and the needed documents are myanmarvisa.com .

Do I need to extend my FRC?

FRC is validity of one year and you have to extend your FRC ahead of November at the end of the year. Its working day takes for two days.

What is Social Visa?

Social Visa is for those come to meet with the relatives in Myanmar.

Can social visa be extended?

Yes, it can be extended for 3 months.

Do I apply social visa from online?

No! You don’t apply social visa from online, nevertheless, you can do it at Embassy near your location by yourself.

What are the requirements for social visa to apply at Embassy?

Recommendation of Regional Immigration Office
Recommendation of Township Office
NRC copy of the house owner
10 photos of the applicant
Passport (Original and copy)
Invitation letter from relatives in census
Marriage certificate

How many months can I get when extending my social visa? How about the cost?

It costs 180USD to get three months with social visa extension.

Which documents do I give to extend my social visa to you?

You have to give us the following documents,
Passport original and copy
Visa page copy
Arrival stamp copy
Undertaking letter from relatives or someone in Myanmar
NRC copy of undertaker persons
Color photo (2)

What is Form C?

It is officially required by the government and it is our recommendation to always stay within the legal framework of the system.

Note : If you are not sure, call us at call us at 204020 when you are in Yangon.