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    FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
    Answers to the frequently asked questions ( FAQ )

    The most frequently asked ones are “ how to process your VOAAL and if you cannot find the answers that you may need kindly contact direct to the authorities by the following phone numbers – Customs – ( 95 1 ) 662664 / Immigration ( 95 1 ) 250046

    ( 1 )
    Tourist Myanmar Visa On Arrival (VOA) applications from all countries over the world are accepted & process. You can also apply Myanmar Visa On Arrival (VOA) for your friend.
    ( 2 )
    You need to have the VOAAL form to fill it with personal data & you can download that from our website www.myanmarvisaonarrival.com and be sure to fill all the points especially the hotels that you will be staying in Myanmar & your contact address in Yangon.
    ( 3 )
    You don’t need to send your passport to us or to the nearest Myanmar Embassy or Consulate just send the necessary data to us as in the VOAAL.
    ( 4 )
    Entry Visa On Arrival fees of US $ 20 / pax is to be settled to the Immigration Department of the arrival lounge of the Yangon International Airport. The Visa On Arrival processing fee of US $ 35 / pax ( for 1- 3 pax ), US $ 30 / pax ( for above 4 pax ) will have to be settled to our staff on arrival in US $ new notes issued in or after 1996 with no torn edges or corners and the serial number of each note must not start with “ CB “ ( CB xxxx— ). There will be no use of credit cards or traveller’s cheque and Myanmar banks cannot accept bank wire transfer. Your cell phones cannot be functioned here.
    ( 5 )
    Should you require Myanmar Visa On Arrival (VOA) in less than 5 days time we can process for you at US $ 20 / pax surcharge extra.
    ( 6 )
    After sending your data to us for Myanmar Visa On Arrival (VOA) application we will need 7 – 10 working days to complete your Myanmar Visa On Arrival (VOA) processing. We will send the Myanmar Visa On Arrival (VOA) scan email Jpeg format to you & also to the Immigration Department and the Yangon office of the airline that you will be flying in.
    ( 7 )
    Not advisable to send the Myanmar Visa On Arrival (VOA) by postal airmail as it will take 15 – 20 days to reach Europe & America from Yangon, Myanmar.
    ( 8 )
    After your VOAAL is passed & received we will send it by scan email Jpeg format to you & also to the airline that you will be flying in and to the Immigration Office of the arrival lounge of the Yangon International Airport. We will verify your flight number, arrival / departure time, airline, your name & PNR ( passenger name registration ) code and hotel you are staying. So, it is very very important to supply us with correct information or data.
    ( 9 )
    Normally, we can only process Tourist Visa On Arrival at Yangon International Airport and for any other place / point of entry will have to deal case by case & usually it will take a longer time ( 21 days ) to process that type of Myanmar Visa On Arrival (VOA) entry visa. ( 10 ) Tourist are not required to change their US $ 200 for locally issued FEC 200

    Task Performance of Immigration and National Registration Department (In charge of Myanmar Visa)

    Since the change in the State economic Policy to a market-oriented economic system, private enterprises foreign companies, as well as joint-ventures have flourished alongside the State sector. Trade relations Myanmar and development policy of the government, foreign investors, skilled worker workers and tourists have entered Myanmar with ( Myanmar Visa ) entry visas. Moreover, Exit and Departure forms are also issued to any Myanmar citizen who wishes to work abroad. However, issuing of stay permit and ( Myanmar Visa ) re-entry visa are being carried out for foreigners.
    In accordance with current State rules and regulations of Myanmar, Embassies and Consulates General office of the abroad have been given the authority to issue ( Myanmar Visa ) Entry Visas at their decision. Types of ( Myanmar Visa )

    Entry Visa to Myanmar are as follows.

    ( 1 )
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Entry Visa
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Entry Visa is issued only to foreigners who come for employment, business and social matters. The ( Myanmar Visa ) visa fee is US $ 36 and allows a one-month stay.
    ( 2 )
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Diplomatic Visa
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Diplomatic Visa is issued only to diplomatic official and their families. any person holding this ( Myanmar Visa ) visa is allowed to stay in Myanmar during his period of assignment. This ( Myanmar Visa ) visa is offered Gratis.
    ( 3 )
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Gratis Official Courtesy Visa
    This ( Myanmar Visa ) visa is issued only to diplomatic staff and their families. Any person holding this type
    of visa is allowed to stay in Myanmar during his period of assignment. This ( Myanmar Visa ) visa is offered Gratis.
    ( 4 )
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Tourist Visa
    This ( Myanmar Visa ) visa issued to tourists only. Any person holding this ( Myanmar Visa ) visa is allowed to stay for 4 weeks/28 days. The ( Myanmar Visa ) visa fee is US$ 20.
    ( 5 )
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Business Visa
    This ( Myanmar Visa ) visa issued for trading and business operations. Any person holding this visa is allowed to stay for 11 weeks. This ( Myanmar Visa ) visa fee is US $ 36.
    ( 6 )
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Transit Visa
    This ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa is issued to those who are heading for their destination via Myanmar in that case legal passport, country endorsement, and visa are required. Any person holding this ( Myanmar Visa ) visa can make a temporary stop in Myanmar for 24 hours. The ( Myanmar Visa ) visa fee is US $18.
    ( 7 )
    Stay Permit
    A foreigner can stay up to the limited stay period. Any person wishing to extend his stay may do so, by applying for and obtaining permission. He is allowed to stay from 1 day to 3 months by paying a fee for US $36,and from 3 months to 1 year for US $ 90. As for over stay, a foreigner will be fined 3 $ per day for the period of 90 days and 5 $per day for over 90 days period.
    ( 8 )
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Re-entry Visa
    If a foreigner is obliged to leave for foreign country on official or personal business during the permitted duration, he may do so by submitting an application, in which case he will be issued a ( Myanmar Visa ) Re- entry visa. The ( Myanmar Visa ) Re-entry visas are two types, namely, the Single Journey ( Myanmar Visa ) Re-entry visa and Multiple Journey ( Myanmar Visa ) Re- entry visa. The Multiple Journey ( Myanmar Visa ) Re-entry visa is issued to businessmen and diplomatic staff who have obtained a recommendation from the ministry/ department concerned. The Single Journey ( Myanmar Visa ) Re-entry visa fee is US 54,and the Multiple Journey ( Myanmar Visa ) Re- entry visa, fee is US 180.
    ( 9 )
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa on Arrival
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa on Arrival is issued at the Myanmar International Airport and Seaport, to those residing abroad where there are no Myanmar embassies, or to those who have had no time to obtain an ( Myanmar Visa ) Entry Visa at the Myanmar embassies. ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa fees are collected according to the prescribed rate.

    FAQ immigration

    Is a ( Myanmar Visa ) visa necessary to enter Myanmar?
    Yes, A validated ( Myanmar Visa ) visa from the Embassy of Myanmar is required for entry to Myanmar.
    I have some questions about my ( Myanmar Visa ) visa application: Who should I ask?
    Concerning your ( Myanmar Visa ) visa application you may enquire at the following departments:
    The Embassy of Myanmar nearest you
    The Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs- Ph: 01-221841
    The Immigration and National Registration Department- Ph: 01-651113 \ 01-249544
    How can I learn the status of the visa for which I have applied?
    Depending on the purpose of the visit, you may apply for the following six types of visa for entry into Myanmar:-
    ( a ) ( Myanmar Visa ) Transit Visa
    ( b ) ( Myanmar Visa ) Tourist Visa
    ( c ) ( Myanmar Visa ) Business Visa
    ( d ) ( Myanmar Visa ) Gratis Diplomatic Courtesy Visa (GDC)
    ( e ) ( Myanmar Visa ) Gratis Official Courtesy Visa (GOC)
    ( f ) ( Myanmar Visa ) Entry Visa
    How to use the ( Myanmar Visa ) visa Telephone service number:
    You may contact telephone numbers:- Ph: 01-651113 \ 01-249544
    I would like to bring plants / animals into Myanmar. Where can I obtain information on quarantines?
    You may contact telephone number 01-662664 for information on quarantines.
    I want to bring some souvenirs such as a few bottles of wine into Myanmar. Where can I find information on customs regulations?
    You may contact the Customs Department, telephone number 01-662664.
    I am currently living in Myanmar and have some questions concerning the eligibility of my stay. Who should I ask?
    You may contact:-
    The Immigration and Naturalization Division Ph: 01-250046
    Application Procedures Before Entry
    You may enquire at the nearest Embassy of Myanmar (or) The Consulate - General’s Office.
    The Visa System in Myanmar is as follows:-
    ( a ) If for any reasons, travelers arrive in Myanmar without a visa, the On Arrival Visa with the recommendation from the Ministry concerned, is issued at a prescribed fee at the Yangon International Airport.
    ( b ) If those entering Myanmar with the expired ( Myanmar Visa ) visa issued from the Myanmar Embassies, the On Arrival Visa is issued at a prescribed fee within seven days from the expired date.
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa on Arrival is issued at the Myanmar International Airport and Seaport, to those residing abroad where there are no Myanmar embassies, or to those who have had no time to obatin an ( Myanmar Visa ) Entry Visa at the Myanmar embassies.
      ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa Fees
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Tourist Visa = US$ 20
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Entry Visa = US$ 36
    ( c ) Foreigner can stay in Myanmar during the period of validity in the ( Myanmar Visa ) visa. If he wants to overstay , he may apply for the extension of stay with the recommendation of the Ministries concerned. The fees for the stay-extension are as follows:-
    From 1day to 3 months - 36 $
    From 3 months to 1years - 90 $
    ( d ) If the foreigner overstays , he has to pay the overstay fees as follows:-
    From 1day to 90 days - 3 $ per day
    From 90days and above - 5 $ per day
    ( e ) F.R.C - Those who stay continuously for 90 days have to apply for a Foreigner’s Registration Certificate (Initial ) within 90 days from the date of their arrival . The fee for the F.R.C is US 9 $. If he applies after 90 days , he has to pay a double amount of US 18 $.
    - When a foreigner who holds the F.R.C re-enters , he has to apply for the revalidation of his F.R.C within 30 days from the date of is arrival. The fee is 6 $ and if he applys after 30days , he has to pay the double amount US 12 $ as fine.
    - Since the validity of all F.R.C expires on 30th Nov ,the F.R.C has to be renewed during the month of December annually. The renewal fee is 9$ .If the renewal is not done during the specified period, the holden of the FRC has to pay a double amount of US 18$ as a fine.
    ( f ) During the permitted stay with the recommendation from the Ministry concerned, the Single Journey ( Myanmar Visa ) Re-Entry Visa and the Multiple Journey ( Myanmar Visa ) Re-Entry Visa are issued to those who enter for business purposes.
    ( g ) The ( Myanmar Visa ) Re-entry Visa is issued to foreigners permanently residing in Myanmar, with prior permission obtained from the Department of Immigration and National Registration.
    Why are ( Myanmar Visa ) visas necessary?
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Visas are necessary because the Myanmar Immigration ( Emergency Provisions) Act, 1947 requires any entry with visa.
    Types and Categories of Visa
    The six types of Entry Visa are:
    Type of ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa Permitted length of stay
    ( a )
    ( b )
    ( c )
    ( d )
    ( e )
    ( f )
    The Transit Visa 24 hrs
    The Tourist Visa 28 days
    The Business Visa 10 weeks
    Gratis Diplomatic Courtesy Visa (GDC) the officials’ duration of Assignment in Myanmar
    Gratis Official Courtesy Visa (GOC) the officials’ duration of Assignment in Myanmar
    Entry Visa one month
    Printable ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa Forms
    The two types of Printable ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa Forms are-
    ( a )
    ( b )
    The ( Myanmar Visa ) Tourist Visa Form
    The ( Myanmar Visa ) Business/ Entry Visa Form
    Documents to be submitted with the Visa Application are : -
    ( a )
    ( b )
    ( c )
    The Passport
    The Application form for visa
    The Passport photograph
    For further information, you may contact the Embassy of Myanmar and the Consulate .General’s Office nearest you.
    The Number of Days Required for Acquiring a ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa
    At least three days is required for acquiring a visa. For those in urgent need of a visa, it is issued on a case by case basis.
    Frequency of Valid Entries of a ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa
    ( a )
    ( b )
    Single Journey Entry Visa: One entry is permitted with a validated passport and visa.
    Multiple Journey Entry Visa: Multi entries can be made with the validated passport and visa.
    The Period of Validity of a ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa
    Normally, the period of validity of a visa is three months from the date of issue. Some are validated during the prescribed period from the issued date of the Myanmar Embassy.
    ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa Fees?
    Types of ( Myanmar Visa ) Visa Permitted length of stay
    ( a )
    ( b )
    ( c )
    ( d )
    ( e )
    ( f )
    ( g )
    The Tourist Visa US 20 dollars
    The Business Visa US 36 dollars
    The Transit Visa US 18 dollars
    The Social/ Entry Visa US 36 dollars
    The Multiple Journey Entry Visa US 180 dollars
    The Single Journey Special Re-entry Visa US 54 dollars
    The Multiple Journey Special Re-entry Visa US 180 dollars
    Information for those having obtained Re-entry Permission
    ( a )
    ( b )
    ( c )
    ( d )
    ( e )
    ( f )


    ( g )
    ( h )

    ( i )
    Submit the required fees for the visa
    If a person stays in Myanmar for over 30-days, on departure, he must apply for and obtain the Departure (D) Form
    If a person wishes to remain in Myanmar for more than 90-days, he must apply for the Foreigner’s Registration Certificate.
    On departure, he must surrender the Foreigner’s Registration Certificate.
    He may need to revalidate the Foreigner’s Registration Certificate within 30 days from the date of arrival in Myanmar.
    On his departure from Myanmar with the Re-entry Visa, he must Re-enter within the validated visa.
    If he does not re-enter with the validated visa, his stay permit expires and he may reenter with a new entry visa from the Myanmar Embassy.
    Only one entry is permitted for the Single Journey Re-entry Visa during the validated period.
    The Multiple Journey Re-entry Visa allows multiple entries during the validated period.
    Procedures after entry into Myanmar
    ( a )
    ( b )

    ( c )
    Those wishing to extend the stay after entering with a valid Entry Visa, may apply for extension of stay.
    The Certificate of Registration must be obtained for those wishing to exceed the permitted 90 days stay from the date of arrival.
    The Departure Form is required for those staying in Myanmar for over 30 days from the date of arrival.
    Nationals of Countries with Reciprocal Visa Exemption Arrangements with Myanmar
    Myanmar has reciprocal visa exemption arrangements with (11) countries, including member countries of the ASEAN, China and Russia.
    Holders of the Diplomatic Passport or the Official Passport from the following countries having reciprocal visa exemption arrangements with Myanmar are allowed entry:-
    Permitted Country Period of Stay
    ( a )
    ( b )
    ( c )
    ( d )
    ( e )
    ( f )
    ( g )
    ( h )
    ( i )
    ( j )
    ( k )
    Malaysia 30 days
    Thailand 30 days
    Singapore 30 days
    Indonesia 14 days
    Philippines 30 days
    Brunei 14 days
    Cambodia 30 days
    Laos 30 days
    Vietnam 30 days
    The People’s Republic of China 30 days
    Russia 90 days
    Contacts of Myanmar Missions Abroad

    You may contact the Embassy of Myanmar or the Consulate- General’s Office nearest you.
    The cost of entry visa fee to be settled to the Immigration Dept. is $ 20 / pax & in addtion there will be documentation & processing fee which will not exceed normal international VOA processing fees.

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