Obtain Myanmar Visa via eVISA

Early Sep 2014, Myanmar Government officially launched a portal for e-Visa application which is expected to supply quick and easy services to tourists planning travel to Myanmar. Today we are going to have a quick view of the procedure and core regulations.
In recent years, Myanmar has become a new tourist attraction. In order to offer convenience for oversea tourists traveling to Myanmar, the government of this nation now supplies e-Visa service for foreign travelers since Sep 2014. This is some information for you about Myanmar e-Visa service.
 
Myanmar visa
 

HOW MANY COUNTRIES CAN APPLY FOR MYANMAR E-VISA?

On very first launch, the system accepts the application from citizens of 43 countries. Since Nov 2014, the list added 24 more countries. Totally, the system can process the application from 68 countries at quick and convenience. E-Visa now has been extended up 32 more countries, made the total up to 100 countries. You can scan whether your nationality is listed via this this link.

E-VISA MYANMAR APPLYING PROCEDURE

To obtain a Myanmar E-visa, you have to access http://evisa.moip.gov.mm/ and accomplish 4 following steps:
Step 1: Fill in the secure online visa form
          The applicant is required to enter all the necessary information in the visa form.
Step 2: Confirm and pay
          The applicant needs to verify all the information entered is correct before proceeding to the next step. Make the payment with Credit Card. An acknowledgment email with application reference code will be sent to applicant's email.
Step 3: Get approval letter within three (03) days
         The approval process may take up to three (03) working days. The applicant will receive e-Visa approval letter via email once approved. Print out the approval letter and bring along with the passport. You will need to present it upon arrival.
Step 4: Get e-Visa stamped upon arrival
         Upon arrival to Myanmar Immigration checkpoint, present e-Visa approval letter and passport to Immigration officer and get the passport stamped.
 

MYANMAR VISA APPLYCATION FEE

Fee for a tourist Visa online is US$50 (S$62.52) and Visa valid within 28 days. This applies for Single Entry only. In case, you are not sure about the form filling, HIT Myanmar will do this on your behalf and pay the fee. Please kindly, pay all online credit cart online payment fees if any.
 
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SPECIAL NOTICES ON YOUR MYANMAR VISA APPLICATION

1. Tourist visa issued with e-Visa system will be launched at 06:00 on 1st September 2014.
2. Regarding the information of e-Visa is on website www.evisa.moip.gov.mm and the information of restricted area on www.mip.gov.mm.
3. You can apply as following procedures:
- Your passport validity must have AT LEAST 6 MONTHS.
- You have to present one COLOR photo (4 cm X 6 cm) taking during 3 months and return ticket.
- The length of stay is 28 days from the date of arrival in Myanmar.
- You pay the application fee, US$ 50 by using Visa, Master, Amex, and JCB - Credit/ Debit.
- You will not be refunded whether e-Visa is granted or not.
- The system will reply the information if the application is received or not within 1 HOURS.
- The processing time is maximum 03 DAYS WORKING for granting e-Visa or not.
- The validity of e-Visa approval letter is 3 MONTHS from the issued date. If it is expired, the entry will be denied.
4. If the applicant mentioned children under 7 years old who is accompany with him/her, you have to put the name of that child, date of birth in the minor block of the application form.
5. The applicant should complete individual personal data whether the passenger is FIT or package tour.
6. Duration of visa validity you can only use single entry. Do not allow to enter again.
7. For initial, passengers with e-Visa are only permitted to enter at Yangon, Mandalay, and Nay Pyi Taw airports.

8. The passengers from international cruise ships CAN NOT use eVisa for their entry via sea ports. Please contact to the ships or a tour operator in Myanmar to complete your visa procedure.
9. If the decision is not allowed to entry, you may return by the same flight.
10. Ordinary passport holders from the following countries are giving visa exemption for 14 days: Laos, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Brunei.

Should you have any question or concern, please contact us or call to our most convenient diplomatic office (refer Myanmar Embassies list here)
 
Important Annoucement:
Myanmar Government stopped all Visa On Arrival process for tourists from Travel Agents. All tourists are advised to process their Myanmar visa directly at the sole online portal address: www.evisa.moip.gov.mm. Be aware of the websites claim that they can process Visa On Arrival for you!