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.
For more detailed information on Myanmar visa photo requirements, please refer to the visa photo guide.
By carefully following these guidelines, you'll ensure a smooth application process for your Myanmar visa.
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.
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:
Please note: that different insurance policies from private companies are ineligible for eVisa application).
Proof of return ticket from Myanmar must be attached to the application.
Proof of hotel booking
Invitation Letter:To qualify for a business visa in Myanmar, please provide an Invitation Letter that adheres to the following requirements:
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
Company Extract of inviting company (Sample Here)
Please Note: Following Myanmar Registered Foreign Chamber of Commerce Association's recommendation or invitation letter is eligible:
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.
Here is a list of the top countries that are eligible for the Myanmar e-Visa.