Myanmar launches online e-visa for tourists

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Myanmar and Vietnam agreed visa exemption between two countriesMyanmar will accept online e-visas at Yangon International Airport starting from September 1, according to Ministry of Immigration and Population.

The e-visa can be applied for the tourists that want to visit Myanmar. Other visitors such as business travelers cannot apply online, neither can visitors for “social reasons”, the ministry said, adding that only after the tourist e-visa is in use, other e-visas will be arranged.

Tourists need to apply at the website of the Ministry of Immigration and Population (www.mip.gov.mm) from their own countries. The ministry will send approval within one week after applying. The approval letter needs to be printed out and shown together with the passport at the Yangon International Airport.

The visa is valid for three months starting from the approved date. It allows a 28-days stay in Myanmar for one arrival. The cost of the visa has been temporarily set at $50.

“We are to use the e-visa system from September 1. It is for tourists of across the world. The cost for the visa may be change,” said Aung Thiha, assistant director of the Ministry of Immigration and Population of Yangon International Airport.

The ministry is cooperating with Myanmar Ease Net Company Limited in the issuance process of the e-visa.

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Myanmar will accept online e-visas at Yangon International Airport starting from September 1, according to Ministry of Immigration and Population.

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Myanmar and Vietnam agreed visa exemption between two countriesMyanmar will accept online e-visas at Yangon International Airport starting from September 1, according to Ministry of Immigration and Population.

The e-visa can be applied for the tourists that want to visit Myanmar. Other visitors such as business travelers cannot apply online, neither can visitors for “social reasons”, the ministry said, adding that only after the tourist e-visa is in use, other e-visas will be arranged.

Tourists need to apply at the website of the Ministry of Immigration and Population (www.mip.gov.mm) from their own countries. The ministry will send approval within one week after applying. The approval letter needs to be printed out and shown together with the passport at the Yangon International Airport.

The visa is valid for three months starting from the approved date. It allows a 28-days stay in Myanmar for one arrival. The cost of the visa has been temporarily set at $50.

“We are to use the e-visa system from September 1. It is for tourists of across the world. The cost for the visa may be change,” said Aung Thiha, assistant director of the Ministry of Immigration and Population of Yangon International Airport.

The ministry is cooperating with Myanmar Ease Net Company Limited in the issuance process of the e-visa.

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