- What exactly is the eVisa (ETA) for Myanmar?
On April of 2006 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Myanmar implemented the chance to get an online visa for touristic purposes. That's a totally new way to process the Visa and avoid spending time in the embassies of Myanmar in each country in the world as it can perfectly be done online.
- Which are the requirements to apply for an eVisa for Myanmar?
You just need your current passport valid for at least six months with one empty page for the stamp, a recent passport-Size photo in digital format (JPEG or PNG), and a valid credit card for paying the processing fees.
- Are there different kinds of E-Visas to apply?
Yes, the only eVisa available to be applied online is the Tourist and Business eVisa.
- My trip has been delayed and my eVisa is expired. Is it possible to do an update on the already granted eVisa?
No, it's not possible. You should re-apply for a new visa.
- How do I enter to and exit from Myanmar using eVisa?
With the eVisa program, you should enter at the following ones:
1. One of the 3 International Airports: Yangon, Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw.
2. One of the 3 International Land Border Checkpoints: Tachileik, Myawaddy, Kawthaung.
To exit from Myanmar, you can use any one of the above stated International Airports, International Land Border Checkpoints and furthermore, the Htikee Land Border Checkpoint as well.
- I have to travel from Myanmar to another country for a short trip and return back to Myanmar again. How many visas should I apply for?
You will need to apply for two eVisas. Each eVisa is only valid for a single entry.
- Will I receive my eVisa in postal or do I collect it at the Myanmar checkpoint?
You will receive the approved eVisa on Approval Letter into your designated email address.
- For how much time is Myanmar eVisa valid?
It's valid for 28 days starting the day you arrive to Myanmar.
- Which is the processing time for getting the eVisa?
Processing time is 3 days to verify the application.
- Once I have eVisa granted and printed, should I queue at Visa on Arrival desk in the airport?
No, you don't need it. eVisa is not a Visa on Arrival. You can proceed straigh to immigration counter when you arrive.