Help to obtain the Myanmar e-Visa

(former Burma) 🇲🇲

Since 2010, Burma has changed its name to Myanmar. To go there, a visa is required but is not available on arrival for most nationalities. Only 8 entry points are eligible for this procedure. The average time to obtain an e-Visa is 72 hours for urgent departures. It allows you to enter the country once and stay for a maximum of 28 days. The fee is 80 €.

What are the eligibility criteria for the Burmese e-Visa?

1️⃣ Passport

Travellers must have a passport that is still valid at least 6 months after the date of entry into Burma.

2️⃣ Visa pending

You do not need a Burmese resident visa.

3️⃣ Situation

You do not need to be in Burma at the moment with a valid visa, or with an extension to your visa.

Which nationalities are eligible for e-Visa?

🇦🇱 Albania
🇩🇿 Algeria
🇩🇪 Germany
🇨🇦 Saudi Arabia
🇦🇷 Argentina
🇦🇺 Australia
🇦🇹 Austria
🇿🇦 South Africa
🇧🇩 Bangladesh
🇧🇪 Belgium
🇧🇹 Bhutan
🇧🇾 Belarus
🇧🇴 Bolivia
🇧🇦 Bosnia-H
🇧🇧 Brazil
🇧🇳 Brunei
🇧🇬 Bulgaria

ἐ🇭 Cambodia
🇨🇲 Cameroon
🇨🇦 Canada
🇨🇱 Chile
🇨🇳 China
🇨🇾 Cyprus
🇨🇴 Colombia
🇰🇵 North Korea
🇰🇷 South Korea
🇨🇷 Costa Rica
🇨🇮 Ivory Coast
🇭🇷 Croatia
🇩🇰 Denmark
🇪🇬 Egypt
🇪🇨 Ecuador
🇪🇷 Eritrea
🇪🇸 Spain

🇪🇪 Estonia
🇺🇸 United States
🇫🇯 Fiji
🇫🇮 Finland
🇫🇷 France
🇬🇪 Georgia
🇬🇭 Ghana
🇬🇷 Greece
🇬🇹 Guatemala
🇬🇳 Guinea
🇭🇺 Hungary
🇭🇰 Hong Kong
🇮🇳 India
🇮🇩 Indonesia*
🇮🇪 Ireland
🇮🇸 Iceland
🇮🇱 Israel

🇮🇹 Italy
🇯🇲 Jamaica
🇯🇵 Japan
🇯🇴 Jordan
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan
🇰🇪 Kenya
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan
🇰🇼 Kuwait
🇱🇦 Laos
🇱🇻 Latvia
🇱🇹 Lithuania
🇱🇺 Luxembourg
🇲🇴 Macau*
🇲🇾 Malaysia
🇲🇹 Malta
🇲🇦 Morocco
🇲🇺 Mauritius

🇲🇽 Mexico
🇲🇻 Maldives
🇲🇨 Monaco
🇲🇳 Mongolia
🇳🇵 Nepal
🇳🇴 Norway
🇳🇿 New Zealand
🇺🇬 Uganda
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan
🇵🇰 Pakistan
🇵🇦 Panama
🇳🇱 Netherlands
🇵🇪 Peru
🇵🇭 Philippines*
🇵🇱 Poland
🇵🇹 Portugal
🇶🇦 Qatar

🇨🇿 Czech Republic
🇷🇴 Romania
🇬🇧 United Kingdom
🇷🇺 Russia
🇷🇸 Serbia
🇸🇬 Singapore
🇸🇰 Slovakia
🇸🇮 Slovenia
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka
🇸🇪 Sweden
🇨🇭 Switzerland
🇹🇼 Taiwan
🇹🇭 Thailand*
🇹🇷 Turkey
🇺🇦 Ukraine
🇺🇾 Uruguay
🇻🇪 Venezuela
🇻🇳 Vietnam*

Visa exemption for a stay of less than 14 days

* Visa exemption for a stay of less than 30 days

What places of arrival are eligible for e-Visa?

✈️ 3 airports

  • Yangon International Airport
  • Mandalay International Airport
  • Nay Pyi Taw International Airport

🚗 5 land borders

  • Tachileik
  • Myawaddy
  • Kawthaung
  • Tamu
  • Rih Khaw Dar
If you are arriving by sea or other means, please apply for a regular visa at the embassy or port of arrival.

How much does an e-Visa for Burma/Myanmar cost?

You come to visit Burma/Myanmar 🇲🇲 for less than 28 days?

  • an entry to the territory
  • 28 days of validity
  • valid for 90 days upon issue

The price is 80 € / traveler

What are the advantages of e-Visa compared to the traditional visa?

Group application possible

100% online, nothing to post

Faster to obtain

Official document from the authorities

🔴 ⚪️ ⚪️
Very disturbed treatment

The authorities are late in issuing the documents, please get in early

The Burmese e-visa in brief

Format Electronics
Reason for travel Tourism only
Number of entries 1
Time to obtain 48 hours
Length of stay 0 to 28 days
Validity 90 days
Consular fees 50 €

For a trip to Myanmar, Burma, the electronic visa is mandatory. The price of a Myanmar visa is 80 € and allows you to stay 28 days in Myanmar.

However, it is still possible to obtain a visa on arrival for the following nationalities: Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Russia and Australia. In order to avoid any problem, we advise you to apply online at least 2 days before your arrival, after the edition of your Myanmar electronic visa, which is valid for three months.

When to go to Myanmar?

The best time to visit Myanmar is from November to February. It is also good to travel during the rainy season if you are thinking of visiting Mandalay and Bagan.

Places to visit in Myanmar

Discover the Kingdom of Bagan in the heart of the Mandalay region and take a hot air balloon ride over this unique archaeological site. Located in Mandalay, the U Bein Bridge is one of the largest teak structures in the world. Connecting the two shores of Taungthaman Lake, it is an ideal place to watch the sunset and meet the local people.

Considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Asia, Ngapali is spared from mass tourism. It is the ideal place for a break from time!

For an authentic and emotional journey, we recommend you to take the Yangon circular train. During the 3-hour journey, you will meet merchants, school children, locals and tourists in a unique context. Located in the south-east of the country, the village of Hpa An is full of sumptuous sites to visit and hides many secrets...

Practical information

  • Official country name: Republic of the Union of Myanmar
  • Location: Southeast Asia
  • Capital: Naypyidaw, political capital. Rangoon, economic capital.
  • Area: 676,575 km2
  • Language: Burmese
  • Currency: Kyat
  • Climate: Tropical
  • Time zone: UTC +6:30

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Security Myanmar is a safe destination for international travellers. However, petty crime does occur in major cities such as Yangon. The recent coup has not eliminated this risk.

: The yellow fever vaccine is compulsory and it is important to be up to date with the universal vaccines.

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