Visa policy of Myanmar

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A foreign national wishing to enter Myanmar must obtain a visa unless he or she is a citizen of one of the eligible visa exempt countries. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

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Visa policy of Myanmar
  Eligible for eVisa.
  Eligible for visa on arrival if arriving from Siem Reap, Guangzhou or Phnom Penh on MAI.
  Visa Free or Visa on Arrival
  Eligible for eVisa or visa on arrival if arriving from Siem Reap, Guangzhou or Phnom Penh on MAI.
  Visa Required

Visa exemption[edit]

Nationals of the following 5 countries and jurisdictions do not require a visa to enter Myanmar for visits up to 14 days:[1]

Myanmar plans to introduce visa-free travel for citizens of all ASEAN nations by the end of 2014.[7]


Myanmar launched an eVisa system on 1 September 2014. Visas issued online are currently available to select nationalities, for tourism only. They are issued for a fee within 5 working days and their validity period is three months from the date of issuance. eVisas allow a single entry of up to 28 days and arrival must be via Yangon International Airport.[8][9][10][11] Myanmar intends to to gradually expand the eVisa system for all nationalities, and other types of visas and entry points as the process improves.[12] According to the Minister of Immigration and Population of Myanmar, the eVisa service will be extended to all European Union citizens soon.[13] In the future the service will be expanded to include the Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay airports.[14]

Currently, as of September 2014, eligible nationalities are:

1 – Normally visa exempt up to 14 days.
2 – All classes of British nationality.

Visa on arrival[edit]

Nationals of the following countries and jurisdictions may obtain a tourist visa on arrival valid for 28 days provided they are arriving at Yangon International Airport on Myanmar Airways International from Siem Reap, Guangzhou or Phnom Penh:

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