Burmese passport

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Myanmar passport
Cover of Burmese Passport.jpg
The front cover of a contemporary Burmese passport.
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Biodata page
Issued by  Burma
Type of document Passport
Purpose Identification
Eligibility requirements Burmese citizenship
Expiration 5 years

The Burmese passport or the Myanmar passport is the passport issued to citizens and nationals of Burma (officially called "the Republic of the Union of Myanmar").

Types[edit]

Three types are currently[when?] issued by Ministry of Home Affairs. Government officials are issued with a green passport. Diplomats are issued with a blue passport. All other citizens receive a red passport. The red passport is valid for 5 years and the green passport for three.

Currently,[when?] ordinary passport holders can travel to Cambodia, India (VOA), Laos, Maldives, Macau (Visa on Arrival, VOA), Philippines, and Vietnam without a visa. From September 2011, travel to Indonesia is also free for periods of up to 30 days.[1]

In April 2010 the Myanmar passport was upgraded from hand-written to machine readable passport.

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