Our Myanmar Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Myanmar’s visa policy for people from all over the world, including different types of visas, particular requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and more. It is critical to have a scheduled flight ticket in hand before applying for a visa to Myanmar.
Myanmar’s eVisa system became live on September 1, 2014, according to the government. A tourist or business visa may only be obtained online using the eVisa system. An eVisa is granted within three working days, is valid for ninety days from the date of issuance, and enables a maximum stay of 28 days (for tourists) or 70 days (for business travellers) in the country (for business travellers with an invitation).
Entry into Myanmar
Travel to Myanmar is subject to stringent entrance restrictions that are frequently subject to last-minute changes. Confirmation must be obtained from the appropriate Myanmar Embassy or Consulate well before departure. We recommend that all visitors and residents of Myanmar follow the Embassy of Ireland’s social media channels, as the COVID-19 outbreak remains a dynamic situation with many new developments and can change daily.
The criteria in place is very straight forward, and is designed to assist travellers know what documents are needed for their visas. The criteria is listed below.
Application for a visa.
Photograph resembling those used for passports.
Business Support Letter.
Invitation to do business.
Application for a visa.
The minimum processing period for standard Business and Tourist visas is three business days. In all circumstances, processing time commences when the application acknowledgement email is delivered, following application submission and successful online payment.
As of November 2022, the worldwide median wait period for a tourist visa (B1/B2) interview appointment is approximately two months, and candidates with urgent travel needs who fulfil specific criteria can apply for an emergency appointment, which is typically available within days.
Who Can Visit Myanmar Without a Visa?
Most foreign nationals require a visa to enter Myanmar. Passport holders of the following Countries are permitted visa-free travel (for up to 14 days, or longer in some cases) to Cambodia.
For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.
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|What is a Visa?|
|What kind of visa do I need?|
|Do I need more than one visa?|
|How long is a visa valid for?|
|When do I need my visa?|
|What if my visa is refused?|
There are various visas available for travellers entering Myanmar. The reason for your visit will depend on what visa you require. The types of visas available are:
- Tourist Visa.
- Social Visit Visa.
- Journalist Visa.
- The Crew Visa.
- Workshop/Conference Visa.
What To Do If Your Myanmar Visa is Refused
You have the right to contest this verdict. The embassy of the Member State that opted to deny the visa distributes a standard form to notify the applicant of the decision to deny a Schengen visa and the reasons for the denial. You may apply for your visa at an embassy or consulate of Myanmar, or you may reapply using eVisa.
If you are not a citizen of a nation eligible for the e-Visa programme, you will need to contact the Myanmar Consulate or embassy.
You can stay in Myanmar for up to 70 days if you have one of the following: Business Visa. Employment Visa. Religious Visa.
The Myanmar tourist visa is valid for three months beginning on the date of issuance. It is valid for a maximum of 28 days and cannot be extended. The Myanmar business visa is valid for three months from the date of issue for entrance into Myanmar (six months for multiple entry).