Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has recently reopened its doors to the world. Despite its decades-long seclusion, the country of Myanmar has much to offer tourists, from stunning natural beauty to its culture and history.

If you want to travel to Myanmar, you will probably need to apply for a Myanmar visa. However, the Government of Myanmar has facilitated the visa application process. Citizens of many eligible countries can apply for Myanmar Visa online (Myanmar e Visa) without visiting any embassy or consulate.

To apply for a Myanmar visa, you'll need to submit specific documents. Below is the list of required documents and their specifications based on the type of visa you're applying for.

Before you start filling in the application form, please carefully review the instructions.


Digital Photograph for Myanmar eVisa

You must provide a color digital photograph. The following requirements apply:
  • The photo must be clear and well lit, with your head centered and a light or white background.
  • It must be saved and uploaded in one of the following formats: PDF, JPG, or PNG.
  • The file size should not exceed 3 MB.

For more detailed information on Myanmar visa photo requirements, please refer to the visa photo guide.



Scanned Copy of Passport for Myanmar eVisa

A color scan of the first biographical page of your passport is also needed. This page contains all your personal details and photo. Remember:
  • The scan should be clear, not blurred.
  • The scan file should be in PDF, JPG, or PNG format.
  • The file size should not exceed 3 MB.

By carefully following these guidelines, you'll ensure a smooth application process for your Myanmar visa.





Vaccine Certificate for Myanmar eVisa (if applicable):

  • Full Vaccination: You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your arrival in Myanmar. The vaccine you received should be one of the vaccines approved by the Ministry of Health (MOH). The certificate must clearly state the name of the vaccine, country of administration, and date(s) of vaccination. Additionally, the certificate should include the passport details of the traveler.

  • Exemption for Children: Children under 12 years old are exempted from the vaccination requirement if they are traveling with fully vaccinated parent(s) or guardian(s). The certificate for children must also include the name of the vaccine, country of administration, and date(s) of vaccination. The passport details of the child should be provided as well, in English.

  • Uploading the Certificate: When applying for the eVisa, you need to upload an original copy of the final vaccination certificate. The certificate should contain all the necessary information about the applicant, including their personal details.




Insurance Certificate for Myanmar eVisa (Sample Here)

To meet application requirements, you must purchase an Inbound Travel Accident Insurance Policy with specific COVID-19 coverage from Myanma Insurance.

You should take note of the following:

  • An insurance Certificate must be attached to your application.
  • Detailed information about the policy is available on Myanma Insurance's website at
  • The insurance policy can be conveniently purchased online. Visit to make your purchase.

Please note: that different insurance policies from private companies are ineligible for eVisa application).





Additional documents required to apply for Myanmar tourist visa

Proof of return ticket from Myanmar must be attached to the application.

  • It includes information such as Traveler’s name, flight name, departure/arrival timings along with dates, flight code, departure/arrival airport IATA codes and the flight reservation/booking numbers.
  • You must upload an original copy of the return ticket confirmation that includes the name of the guest in PDF format (Please note that the screenshot is ineligible for the eVisa application)




Proof of hotel booking

  • Proof of hotel booking must be attached to the application. Tourists must stay in registered hotels, motels, inns, guest houses and resorts during their stay in Myanmar.
  • You must upload an original copy of the hotel booking confirmation that includes the guest's name in PDF format
  • Copy of the original hotel booking confirmation provided on the official letterhead of the hotel name.
  • Please note that the screenshot is ineligible for the eVisa application
  • This letter must contain the following information:
    • your full name
    • your entry and exit dates
    • hotel address
    • hotel contact details as phone number, email, etc.
    • a valid hotel reservation code



Additional documents required to apply for Myanmar Business visa

Invitation Letter:

To qualify for a business visa in Myanmar, please provide an Invitation Letter that adheres to the following requirements:
  • An invitation letter from a registered Myanmar company or a registered Chamber of Commerce Association is mandatory.
  • NGOs/INGOs are not eligible to extend such invitations.
  • Along with the invitation letter, a company registration certificate from the inviting company must be submitted.
  • The invitation letter should be addressed to the applicant, clearly stating the purpose and time frame of the visit.
  • The status of the inviting company must be registered in Myanmar Company Online (MyCO).

Please Note: According to Myanmar government eVisa terms and conditions, the letter of invitation must be addressed and invited to the applicant by name. (Sample of the invitation letter is below for your reference.)



Business Registration of Inviting Company

  • If the inviting company is local: Their Certificate of Incorporation
  • If the inviting company is a foreign investment company: Their Certificate of Registration of Branch Office


Company Extract of inviting company (Sample Here)


Please Note: Following Myanmar Registered Foreign Chamber of Commerce Association's recommendation or invitation letter is eligible:

  • Thai Business Association of Myanmar
  • French - Myanmar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FMCCI)
  • European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar(Euro Cham Myanmar)
  • Malaysian Business Chamber
  • British Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar

It is essential that all passengers have physical copies of the relevant documents as detailed in the first paragraph. These must be handed to airline personnel when checking in for the flight to Myanmar. Additionally, these documents will need to be shown to health authorities at the Myanmar airport upon arrival.

Countries Eligible to Apply for Myanmar e-Visa

Here is a list of the top countries that are eligible for the Myanmar e-Visa.