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 (Visa on Arrival), Indonesia, Laos, Maldives, Macau (Visa on Arrival), Philippines, and Vietnam without a visa. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar Get Visa-Free Entry to Indonesia - News - PATA". pata.org. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Vietnam Waives Visa Requirement for Burmese Travelers". irrawaddy.org. Retrieved 11 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Visa-free deal signed with Cambodia". mmtimes.com. Retrieved 22 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Myanmar, Indonesia hammer out visa-free agreement". ttgasia.com. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "PHL-Myanmar agreement on visa exemption takes effect on January 4, 2014". gov.ph. Retrieved 2 January 2014.