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Myanmar Tourist eVisa Information

The Myanmar tourist eVisa is an online visa implemented in 2014 by the Government of Burma: Republic of the Union of Myanmar. The tourist visa online is available for citizens of eligible countries to visit Myanmar for touristic purposes.

The tourist eVisa for Myanmar allows a single entry stay of up 28 days and is valid for 3 months from the date of issue.

Eligible citizens can complete the simple Myanmar eVisa online application form with personal and passport information.

The online Myanmar tourist eVisa allows the travelers to apply online and have an approved eVisa Travel Authorization to gain expedited entry upon arrival to the country.

eVisa holders can enter Myanmar at select ports of entry only, which include major airports and land border crossings. Travelers arriving by cruise will not be able to enter Myanmar with an eVisa, as it cannot be used for entry at sea ports in Myanmar.

Citizens traveling to Burma: Republic of the Union of Myanmar, for other purposes such as to study or work are required to contact the Myanmar Embassy or Consulate.

Highlights
Single entry electronic visa
Stay for 28 days
Valid for 3 months from approval
Can be used at select ports of entry in Myanmar
For purposes of tourism, also available for business
What is Necessary ?

Passport with minimum 6 months of valdity from arrival

Recent photograph of the traveler

Travel Information (accommodation details)

Debit/credit card

Email address

Myanmar Tourist eVisa Requirements

To apply for the Myanmar tourist visa online, applicants must have a:

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival
  • Recent photograph of the applicant, passport-style, which meets the Myanmar eVisa photo requirements
  • Current email address to receive the approved Myanmar tourist eVisa.
  • Credit or debit card to pay the Myanmar tourist visa fee
  • Applicants are also required to provide details about their accommodation in Burma: Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Upon arrival at border entry points, it is also necessary to present the following supporting documents:

  • Printed copy of the Myanmar eVisa Approval Letter
  • Confirmation of hotel reservations
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the duration of stay in Myanmar
  • Proof of tickets for an onward or return journey

eVisa holders are also advised to keep a printed copy with them at all times during their stay in Myanmar.

Countries Eligible for Myanmar

Citizens from the countries listed below are eligible to apply online to enter Myanmar

Countries Eligible for Myanmar

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • North Korea
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Republic of Cyprus
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam

Application Steps

STEP 1
Complete online application
STEP 2
Confirm Payment
STEP 3
Receive approved Visa

Country policy

Myanmar Visa Policy

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Other Visas

The Myanmar Business eVisa is available to eligible citizens traveling to Burma: Republic of the Union of Myanmar for business related activities. Applicants need to select “Business Visa” as the Visa Type.

Myanmar Business eVisa Information

The Myanmar Business eVisa allows a single entry stay of up 70 days in Myanmar for business purposes. It is valid for 3 months from the date of approval

Like the tourist eVisa, eligible citizens are able to apply through the simple Myanmar online visa application form, indicating that they require a business visa when they do so.

Myanmar Business eVisa Requirements are the same as those for the tourist eVisa, However, there is one additional Myanmar Business visa restriction: applicants are first required to obtain an invitation from a registered company in Burma: Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Applicants are required to provide both a letter of invitation and a registration letter from a local company, registered for at least 3 years in Myanmar, before they can submit the Myanmar business visa online form.

Upon arrival in Burma: Republic of the Union of Myanmar, it is necessary to present the same supporting documentation as that required with the tourist eVisa to gain entry to the country.

The Myanmar business eVisa can be used to enter Myanmar at the same select ports of entry as the tourist eVisa, including many airport and land checkpoints.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Myanmar Visa FAQ

  • What is the Myanmar eVisa?

    The Myanmar eVisa is an electronic visa which allows eligible citizens to visit Burma: Republic of the Union of Myanmar for short stays up to 28 days for tourism. It is also available for a stay of up to 70 days for business activities.

  • How long is the Myanmar eVisa valid for?

    The duration of the Myanmar tourist eVisa is 3 months from the date of issue. The Myanmar eVisa is a single-entry visa which allows a stay up to 28 days during its validity for tourism, or a stay of up to 70 days for business purposes.

  • Who is eligible for an Myanmar eVisa?

    Countries eligible for the eVisa for Myanmar are able to verify their eligibility for the Myanmar tourist eVisa using the visa checker at the top of this page, as well as the business eVisa.

    The top visitors to Myanmar with the eVisa come from the following countries:

    • China
    • Thailand
    • Japan
    • United States
    • South Korea
    • India
    • France
    • Malaysia
    • United Kingdom
  • How long can I stay in Myanmar?

    The Myanmar tourist eVisa allows a maximum stay of 28 days in the country. It is not possible to obtain a visa extension for the tourist Myanmar eVisa.

    The Myanmar business visa online allows a maximum stay of 70 days in Burma: Republic of the Union of Myanmar. It is also possible to obtain a business visa extension once already in Myanmar.

  • What are the restrictions of Myanmar eVisa?

    The Myanmar eVisa is issued to eligible citizens for touristic purposes.Holders of an approved Myanmar eVisa will be able to visit major cities and most popular tourist routes.

    However, the eVisa does not allow travel to restricted townships in remote areas such as Khaunglanphoo Township or Meisi Township.

    For purposes other than tourism, applicants can submit a business eVisa for Myanmar application.

    The business eVisa will only be granted to eligible citizens who submit both an invitation letter and company registration certificate from a local company in Myanmar. Those travelling to Myanmar to work with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) are not eligible to apply for a Myanmar business eVisa.

  • Is the Myanmar eVisa a single or multiple entry authorization?

    The Myanmar online eVisa is a single-entry visa. The number of entries allowed with the Myanmar eVisa is 1, if the traveler wishes to leave and re-enter the country, he/she will have to apply for a new tourist eVisa or online business visa.

  • Can I enter Myanmar with my eVisa at any point of entry?

    No, those who wish to travel to Myanmar with the eVisa are required to enter at one of the ports of entry listed below:

    • Yangon International Airport
    • Mandalay International Airport
    • Nay Pyi Taw International Airport
    • Tachileik Land Border Checkpoint
    • Myawaddy Land Border Checkpoint
    • Kawthaung Land Border Checkpoint
    • Tamu Land Border Checkpoint
    • Rih Khaw Dar Land Border Checkpoint

    However, holders of the Myanmar visa online are able to exit the country through any authorized border checkpoint.

  • How do I apply for a Myanmar eVisa online?

    Eligible citizens can complete the simple Myanmar eVisa online application form to receive the approved eVisa directly via email.

  • What do I need to submit an application?

    To apply for a Myanmar eVisa, the passport validity should be at least 6 months from the intended date of entry, a current email address to receive the approved eVisa and a valid credit or debit card to pay the visa fee.

    Applicants are also required to provide a recent passport-style photograph which must the requirements set by the Myanmar government.

    Upon arrival at border entry points in Burma: Republic of the Union of Myanmar, holders of the tourist or business eVisa are also required to provide the following supporting documents:

    • Printec copy of the eVisa Approval Letter
    • Confirmation of hotel reservations
    • Proof of sufficient funds for the duration of stay in Myanmar
    • Proof of tickets for an onward or return journey

    Additional supporting documents is requested for those applying for a business eVisa instead of a tourist eVisa for Myanmar.

    • A letter of invitation from a local company in Myanmar which briefly explains the time frame and purpose of the traveler’s visit
    • A registration letter from the same company showing its registration for at least 3 years in Myanmar.
  • How long will my Myanmar eVisa take to process?

    The Myanmar eVisa processing time is 24 hours. However in some cases the Myanmar eVisa Approval Letter may take up to 3 business days.

  • How will I receive my approved eVisa?

    Once the application has been processed and approved, the applicant will receive an email with the authorized eVisa Approval Letter for Myanmar. Applicants are required to print at least one copy of the approved eVisa for Myanmar to present to border officials upon arrival.

  • Do I need a Myanmar eVisa for all my children? Should I include them on my application?

    Children under the age of 7, included on their parent or guardian’s passport, can be included in their parent or guardian’s tourist eVisa application.

    Children over the age of 7, or those who already have their own passport, must apply for an eVisa for Myanmar.

  • What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?

    It is essential for applicants to review all the information entered before submitting the Myanmar business or tourist eVisa application. Any small errors in the information provided can result in the application being rejected.

    Those who have made a mistake on their application are required to complete and submit a new eVisa for Myanmar application.

  • How much does the Myanmar eVisa cost?

    The government of Myanmar eVisa application fee for tourism purposes is $50 for all eligible nationalities.

    The business Myanmar eVisa application fee is $70 for all nationalities.

  • Do I need to print a copy of the Myanmar tourist eVisa?

    Both Myanmar tourist or business eVisa holders are required to print at least 1 copy of the approved eVisa to present to border officials upon arrival. Travelers are also advised to keep at least 1 copy of the eVisa with them at all times throughout their stay.

  • One granted, can I cancel my tourist eVisa for Myanmar?

    No, the option to cancel an eVisa Myanmar is not available. Once the Myanmar eVisa has been granted the applicant will continue to hold an approved eVisa.

  • Do I need travel or health insurance to be granted a Myanmar eVisa?

    No, travel medical insurance is not an obligatory requirement to be granted a Myanmar tourist visa online or business eVisa.

  • How can I check or verify the status of my application?

    You can check visa status for the eVisa directly on the Myanmar government website. Applicants will be required to provide either their passport number or the application number to check the visa verification.

  • Once in Myanmar, can I apply for the eVisa?

    No, it is necessary to apply for the eVisa for Myanmar before traveling to the country. The approved eVisa provides travelers an expedited entry upon arrival to the country.

    Travelers also can apply for a Myanmar visa on arrival at the Airport Immigration Section upon arrival to Myanmar, obtaining the physical application form and the requirements. Abiding by the decision of the On Arrival Visa Scrutiny and Issuing Team.

  • What happens if I do not receive my Myanmar eVisa approval notice?

    Once applicants submit a Myanmar tourist or business eVisa application, they will receive an approval letter via email. Those who do not receive this letter in their main inbox are advised to first check their Junk or Spam mailboxes.

  • Can I renew my eVisa while in Myanmar?

    Yes, it is possible to obtain a Myanmar eVisa extension once in Myanmar and before the current visa validity expires.

  • What happens if I overstay in Myanmar?

    A Myanmar visa overstay incurs fines of US$3 per day up to 90 days, and US$5 per day thereafter.

    Travelers are advised to extend the Myanmar eVisa before it expires to avoid penalties.

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