How to get a visa for Myanmar

How to get a visa for Myanmar?

You get an e-visa for Mynamar at the website of the Ministry of Immigration of Mynamar. When you arrive in Myanmar, you must print a copy of your e-visa approval and have it ready to show. You will only be able to enter Myanmar by a restricted number of ports if you apply for an eVisa, which includes the three main airports ( Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw, and Mandalay International Airport ) as well several land crossings with Thailand and India.

Myanmar is one of the nations where a visa must be obtained before arrival; otherwise, you will be denied entry and forced to board a plane back to your country.

How to get a visa for Myanmar?

You get an e-visa for Mynamar at the website of the Ministry of Immigration of Mynamar.

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Fill in the secure online visa form to get an e-visa in four steps. The applicant must complete the visa application form with all relevant details.

Verify and pay

Before moving on to the next phase, the applicant must double-check that all of the information entered is correct. Use a credit card to make the payment. An acknowledgment email will be sent to the applicant’s email address, along with the application reference code.

Receive an approval letter

In three days the approval procedure could take up to three days. Once accepted, the applicant will get an eVisa approval letter through email. Print the permission letter and bring it with you when you pick up your passport. It must be presented when you arrive.

How much does a visa cost for Myanmar?

Visa processing fees for an online tourist visa are USD 50. The online tourist visa express is USD 56. The online business visa is USD 70.

How long does it take to apply for a visa to Myanmar?

Around two weeks a typical Myanmar Visa application at the Embassy or Consulate takes roughly two weeks to process. However, processing times vary based on which nation you apply from, whether you apply in person or by mail, and the type of visa you apply for.


Requisite paperwork for a visa to Myanmar

  • Scanned color copies of the front and back pages of a passport are required documents for Myanmar visas.
  • scanned copy of most recent white-background, color passport photo;
  • The invitation letter and the company’s registration certificate with the Myanmar Chamber of Commerce (For Business Visa).


Myanmar Visa Questions (You may have!)-

What is a Myanmar eVisa?

Myanmar has launched an eVisa system permitting travelers to get their Myanmar visa online for the first time worldwide.

Which type of Visa can I apply for online?

With this eVisa system, you can only apply for tourist and business visas. A unique 24-hour Tourist Visa Express Service is offered for quicker processing of tourist visas.

How can I use an eVisa to enter and leave Myanmar?

You can enter any of the following locations with an eVisa:

1. One of Yangon, Mandalay, or Nay Pyi Taw’s three international airports

2. The Tachileik, Myawaddy, or Kawthaung International Land Border Checkpoint is one of the three.

You can use any of the international airports listed above, the Htikee Land Border Checkpoint and other international land border checkpoints, to leave Myanmar.


How much time can I spend in Myanmar?

You are permitted to stay in Myanmar for up to 28 days with a tourist e-visa within its valid period. You are allowed to stay for up to 70 days with a business e-visa.

My e-Visa has expired, and my travel has been postponed. Can you alter the validity date of my e-Visa?

We are unable to alter the e-Visa validity dates. We advise you to submit a new visa application.

Will I be able to apply for a tourist or business visa through a Myanmar embassy or consulate if my online eVisa application is rejected?

Yes. You can try your application again using the eVisa service or submit it at a Myanmar Embassy or Consulate. All embassies and online applications, however, follow the same standards for visa application verification and acceptance.



Do I have to print out the approval letter, or may I show the immigration official a digital copy or a picture of it instead?

The eVisa Approval Letter must currently be printed out and shown to the immigration officer upon arrival. Your entry could be delayed if you don’t supply a printed copy.

Do I pick up my visa at the Myanmar checkpoint, or will it be mailed to me?

When you present your printed copy of the e-Visa Approval Letter at the Myanmar Immigration Arrival counter, your visa will be issued and stamped inside your passport. The approval letter for your e-Visa application is delivered to the e-mail address you provided when you submitted it.

Type of Myanmar Visas-

  • Processing time: Up to 3 days
  • Stay period:28 days
  • Validity:90 days
  • Entry: Single
Tourist – Express
  • Processing time: Up to 24 hours
  • Stay period:28 days
  • Validity:90 days
  • Entry: Single
  • Processing time: Up to 3 days
  • Stay period:70 days
  • Validity:90 days
  • Entry: Single
  • Fees: INR 6,299/-

The cover image is somewhere in Myanmar (Burma). Photo by Myat Lone on Unsplash

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