Passport and visa regulations
|Passport required||visa required||Return ticket required|
|Other EU countries||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Generally required, must be valid for at least 6 months when you leave the country. Passports previously reported lost or stolen should not be used to enter Myanmar. Holders of such passports may be refused entry.
Note on the passport
Entry into Myanmar is only possible by air, sea and land from Thailand at the Tarchilek, Myawady and Kawthaung border crossings.
A visa is generally required. Entry, business and transit visa upon arrival At the Yangon and Mandalay International Airports and at the Tarchilek, Myawady and Kawthaung border crossings between Thailand and Myanmar, citizens of the following countries, among others, can obtain an entry visa (max. 28 days stay, for Meetings, workshops and events), a transit (max. 24-hour stay, non-renewable) or a business visa (max. 70-day stay, renewable) on presentation of a passport, valid return flight tickets and two passport photos, a visa application (available from the airlines ) and numerous other documents For which the Embassy of Myanmar and the Ministry of Immigration provide more information: (a) Germany, Austria, Switzerland and all EU countries. Tourist Visa on Arrival Nationals of the following countries listed in the table above can apply as tourists on arrival at Yangon (RGN), Mandalay (MDL) and Nay Pyi Taw (NYT) airports within three months of the visa issuance and must have a recent color passport-size photograph, an invitation letter, have the company registration number and a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months: (a) Germany, Austria, Switzerland and all EU countries. However, a regular visa from the embassy is strongly recommended in all cases.
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Germany and Austria tourist visa: 40 € (valid for 3 months, max. stay 28 days, also for children under 7 years). Visitor visa: €50 (single entry, stay max. 70 days, valid for 3 months) Business visa: €50 (single entry, stay max. 70 days, valid for 3 months), €380 (multiple entries, stay max. 70 days, 6th Months valid), 570 € (multiple entries, max. 70 days stay, 12 months valid). Tourist e-Visa: US$50. Tourist visa on arrival: US$50. Business e-Visa: US$70. Switzerland (Fees at the General Consulate of Myanmar in Geneva) Tourist Visa: 40 CHF. Visitor’s visa: 50 CHF (4 weeks stay, valid for 3 months). Business visa: 200 CHF (single entry, valid for up to 3 months), 400 CHF (multiple entries, valid for 3 or 6 months), 600 CHF (multiple entries, valid for 12 months). Visa on arrival Visa-on-arrival for business people (max. 30 days stay): 50 US$. Transit visa (max. 24 hours stay): 20 US$. Tourist visa on arrival: US$50.
Visa types and costs
Tourist and Business Visa, Transit Visa, Visitor Visa. There are also e-Visas for tourists and for business people. However, it is recommended to enter the country with a visa that has been applied for at the relevant consular post.
Tourist Visa: 3 months from the date of issue for a stay of up to 28 days (non-renewable). Business visa: 3, 6 or 12 months for stays of up to 90 days (renewable) Visitor visa: 1 month (Switzerland: 3 months) for stays of up to 28 days (renewable).
Transit passengers who continue their journey on the same aircraft, have valid documents for the onward journey and do not leave the transit area do not need a transit visa. In person or by post at the consulate or at the consular department of the embassy (see contact addresses). Visa on Arrival: Business, entry and transit visas available on arrival can be obtained prior to departure at www.mip.gov.mm. An Approval Letter will be sent to the applicant within 3 days. The visa is only issued upon arrival at Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw airports. Attention: This type of visa application does not guarantee a smooth entry. It is therefore strongly recommended to apply for a visa at the relevant Myanmar diplomatic mission before departure. e-Visa: evisa.moip.gov.mm to apply for a visa at the relevant Myanmar diplomatic mission before departure. e-Visa: evisa.moip.gov.mm to apply for a visa at the relevant Myanmar diplomatic mission before departure. e-Visa: evisa.moip.gov.mm
Tourist visa: (a) 2 application forms (downloadable from the website of the relevant diplomatic mission). (b) 2 recent passport photos. (c) Passport valid for at least 6 months upon departure. (d) Report of Arrival Form. (e) Booking confirmation (package tour) or onward/return ticket. (f) Fee (cash, personal check or wire transfer with receipt). Business visa: (a) 2 application forms (downloadable from the website of the relevant diplomatic mission). (b) 2 recent passport photos. (c) Passport that is valid for at least 6 months upon entry. (d) Report of Arrival Form. (e) Letter of guarantee that the sending company in the country of residence will cover all costs of the trip. (f) Letter of invitation from the business partner or relevant government agency in Myanmar. (g) Letter from the company detailing the purpose of the trip and length of stay, as well as the applicant’s financial situation. (h) Return Ticket. (i) Fee (cash, personal check or wire transfer with receipt). (j) Copy of the inviting company’s certificate of incorporation. When submitting an application by post, a stamped, registered return envelope must be enclosed.
In Berlin currently up to several weeks. e-Visa: Up to 5 working days. Express processing is currently not possible.
Proof of sufficient funds
Foreigners must have at least US$300 per person (families: US$600 total) for the stay.
Legally Required Registration
Travelers planning to stay in the country for more than 30 days must register with the local Immigration Department within 72 hours of arrival.
Entry with children
Germans: Children’s passport up to the age of 12 or your own passport (strongly recommended). Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.