You can obtain an eVisa if you wish to travel to Myanmar. It is a consular visa in digital format that Chinese can now apply online using iVisa’s services. It does not require a trip to the embassy so there will be a minimal effort on your part. Keep reading to know more about the Myanmar visa for Chinese.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Chinese passport, do I need a visa to visit Myanmar?
Which visa types are there for Chinese passport holders?
There are these kinds of visas for Chinese passport holders visiting Myanmar:
NOTE THAT this blog is about the Tourist eVisa. But you can check them all here.
What is the Myanmar Tourist eVisa?
The Myanmar electronic visa, or eVisa Approval Letter, is a mandatory travel requirement for foreign nationals from qualifying countries who wish to visit the Republic of Myanmar for tourism purposes.
How long can visitors with a Chinese passport stay in Myanmar with a Tourist eVisa?
This visa maximum stay is 28 days Total, it grants a Single Entry.
This visa is also valid for 90 days after issued.
What are the documents required to apply?
iVisa will deal with the bureaucracy so Chinese don’t have to get stressed with it. Your application will start as soon as you have provided all the necessary documents. It is possible that you already have most of the documents since these can be obtained without any difficulty. Here is a list of what you need to provide:
Valid passport – first on the list is the passport which can be acquired easily. Make sure of its validity since an expired passport will lead to a rejected application.
Digital photo of yourself – it should be the most recent photo. Make sure that it meets the criteria (white background, no face gestures, etc.)
E-mail address – while the visa will be electronically linked to your passport, you need a copy to show at the immigration office in Myanmar. iVisa will send your eVisa via e-mail in PDF format. It never hurts to have a spare so print a few copies so that you can put one in each bag.
Mode of payment – you will be asked to make the payment for both the visa and service fee for iVisa during the application process. You can pay using a credit or debit card. You can also pay through PayPal if you have an account.
What are the processing times and prices?
iVisa have three amazing options for Chinese who places utmost importance to time. Logically, your visa cost is higher for faster processing time. Here is what Chinese citizens can go for:
Standard processing – Only USD 75.00, it is the cheapest option you have. iVisa will have your application processed within 72 hours.
Rush processing – this time, your visa will be ready within 48 hours for a cost of USD 105.00.
Super Rush processing – if you find yourself in a hurry or if you have an emergency, you can choose this option and have your application processed within just 12 hours. You will be charged USD 135.00 for this option.
Click here to start your application.
How does the Myanmar Tourist eVisa work?
It is issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Myanmar Government.
iVisa uses the Myanmar eVisa system to process your visa. After they check out the information provided, we will let you know about the status of your eVisa.
How long does it take to apply for a Myanmar Tourist eVisa?
Less than 10 minutes. That's all you will need to send your application to Myanmar with iVisa. We will take care of the rest and shortly we will let you know the status of the application by email.
How can I apply for a Myanmar Tourist eVisa?
The application is really easy. It has only three steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire and a photo upload. It is at this point when you need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.
Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied?
Once the application is done, you will receive the eVisa by email. No need to deal with the embassy.
My child is under 7 years old, does he/she need a separate eVisa and what are the costs associated?
Children under 7 must apply with an adult. There are no additional costs – they will be added to your Myanmar Tourist eVisa at no extra cost, thus the total amount will still be USD 50 per person (excluding the service fee).
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If you made a mistake when entering your data online then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
Your eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Myanmar eVisa?
Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.