The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar issues approval letters to travelers who wish to apply for a visa to enter Myanmar, and this application is processed manually in Naypyidaw, the new capital of Myanmar. However, to promote the tourism industry, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has made a special arrangement with Ministry of Foreign Affairs to allow the approval letter to be applied online. No trip to Myanmar embassy is required. Simply upload your photo and a scanned copy of your passport to get the approval letter.
Once approved, applicants will receive their approval letter by email, which is recognized by all airlines traveling inbound to Myanmar and provided that all your travel documents are in order, you should have no trouble boarding your flight to Myanmar. On arrival, the immigration officer will stamp the visa on your passport.
|Entry type||Single entry|
|Visa Fees||US$100 (Including stamping fee)|
|Extra fees||Add US$15 if fly through Mandalay airport|
|Length of stay||28 days|
|Processing time||2 weeks|
|Passport validity||More than 6 months at the date of entry|
|Visa exemption||Philippines and Vietnam (Visa-free stays up to 14 days)|
The Myanmar visa only valid for entry by air. However, you are free to exit at any port. The following table shows you where you can use the visa:
|Port of Entry|
|Mandalay International Airport (MDL)|
|Yangon International Airport (RGN)|
For those who wish to apply for a business visa, diplomatic visa or Social Visit visa, please contact your nearest Myanmar embassy for more information. Social Visit visa are granted to Myanmar-born citizens traveling with a foreign passport.
After filling up your application, we will collect the first US$25 online. You will receive your approval letter by email after it is been approved. Print it out and you are ready to go. When you arrive at the airport, our team will meet you and assist you with the custom clearance and that is when your passport will be stamped. Our team will collect the final payment from you too, in cash, which includes the stamping fee. The final payment is US$75 for Yangon and US$90 for Mandalay, depending on which airport you fly to.
We can rush it for you in about 5 to 10 days without any additional charges. But, If you have less than 5 days, please contact us first before you apply.
Please apply one month before your entry date. If you apply too early, your application will be hold and will only be processed when it is one month before your entry date. In other words, you will have to wait longer than 14 days for your approval letter.
No, just make sure your flight is confirmed before you apply. Please inform us immediately if you have any flight changes. During the application process, you will be asked to enter flight details.
You are not required to send us any document or visit the embassy. Anyway, you will be asked to upload your passport photo and also a copy of scanned passport during application.
No, no tour package are required.
Visa on arrival is only available for business visa only.
The Myanmar visa process was a relatively simple process and I received the necessary paperwork ready for my arrival. On the day, I arrived expecting to be met by someone in the terminal near the visa desk, but no one was around. Eventually I spotted a young man standing with a handwritten name on it on the other side of the glass (after immigration). He was telling me with sign language that I didn't need to pay anything. That said, I had to stand in line along with everyone else for about 30 mins to finally get to the counter when they found my paperwork, took my passport and told me to wait. I was given my visa and went through, I then paid another USD75 to the young man when I finally cleared immigration and he gave me an official receipt. All up a relatively easy process and much easier than trying to get it through the Embassy. Thanks - Charles Hellawell, Italy
I had an amazing experience with the Evisa Asia team. My trip to Myanmar was a bit last minute, so I was worried that I wouldn't be able to go because I didn't have time to get a visa beforehand. I sent in my application to Evisa Asia, including a photocopy of my passport and photo online, which was very easy and straightforward to use. They sent me the forms about a week later. I was met by a friendly and helpful representative in the airport in Myanmar, who took care of processing my visa. I had been so worried that something was going to go wrong and keep me from getting into Myanmar, but the Evisa Asia team made sure everything ran smoothly. All in all, I had a fabulous experience using Evisa Asia and I highly recommend their services to others. Thanks so much for helping to make my trip a success! - Naomi Andrews, Canada