Myanmar Launches E-Visas To Welcome Tourists After 2 Years

by Sanmita A
Myanmar Launches E-Visas To Welcome Tourists After 2 Years

Myanmar will finally begin accepting e-visa applications by tourists after almost two years of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Immigration and Population Ministry of Myanmar announced that their e-visa services would start on May 15. The Myanmar Government took this decision after it resumed the international commercial flights in April.  

Myanmar Reopens Borders For International Travellers

With the Covid-19 positivity rate finally going down in the country, the e-visa reopening service comes as good news for the international travellers looking to travelling and explore this South-East Asian country. For business e-visas, applications are being accepted from April 1. 

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Where To Apply For E-Visas?

The platform(website) for applying for e-visas by tourists began in 2014. And here’s the website where you can send in applications for travelling from April 14 (Sunday) – 

Get The Myanmar E-Visa In 4 Simple Steps

  • Fill out the online visa form.
  • Check, confirm and finally make the payment via credit card. You will also receive an acknowledgement on your email ID.
  • The approval process of the E-Visa takes up to 3 days. You will receive the approved letter on your registered email id. You have to present the letter and your passport at arrival.
  • At the Myanmar Immigration Checkpoint, present the approval letter. On verifying, get your passport stamped by the officers. 

Which Tourist Spots Can You Visit In Myanmar?

Commonly called Burma, Myanmar is a must-visit for people who love to spend time by the beach and explore religious sites. Once you are in the country, you’ll be able to explore and experience the traditional Burma life and culture. Kyaiktiyo Zedi – the Golden Rock, Shwedagon or Greater Dragon Pagoda, Shwenandaw Monastery, and Taung Kalat are stunning Buddha temples sacred to the Buddhists. Their temples, rivers and caves carry deeper Buddhist relevance and stand out for their serene and intriguing architecture. 

Myanmar is one of those places which you can visit to truly experience calm and seek refuge from the spiritual. 

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