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The front cover of a contemporary Burmese passport.
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|Eligibility requirements||Burmese citizenship|
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.
In April 2010 the Myanmar passport was upgraded from hand-written to machine readable passport.
- "Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar Get Visa-Free Entry to Indonesia - News - PATA". pata.org. Retrieved 16 September 2011.