iVisa | Updated on Feb 04, 2020

If you're interested in touring Myanmar and you also have a French passport, you can now opt for an electronic visa. To make it easier, iVisa is now assisting travelers to simplify the whole process of obtaining a Myanmar eVisa. This is an equivalent of consular visa that French can apply through an online application. This means that it is no longer required to go to embassy.

To know more about this document, we wrote this article so you can stay informed.


Frequently Asked Questions

I have French passport, do I need a visa to enter Myanmar?

You do need a visa to enter Myanmar, but you can easily apply for this visa online to save a lot of time avoiding a trip to an Embassy.

What is a Myanmar eVisa for French Citizens?

This is a document launched by the Myanmar Authorities that's required for foreign nationals from certain countries that want to visit this exotic country.

How many types of Myanmar eVisa are there?

There are only two: The Tourist eVisa and the Business eVisa.

How long can I stay in Myanmar with the eVisa if I'm french?

You're able to stay in Myanmar only for 28 days in Total only if you travel with your french passport.

What documents do I need to apply?

Bureaucracy can be a painfully slow process but iVisa can sort it out for French. Just collect the documents needed and upload them to initiate the application form. Most of these documents are just basic requirements, so you may already have most of them. Below is the list of what you need to provide:

  • Valid passport – acquiring a passport should be easy, just make sure that it is still valid if you already have one. Avoid wasting time and money by making sure that your passport is not yet expired as this will lead to a denied application.

  • Digital photo of yourself – it should be a 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 physical copy to show at the immigration office in Myanmar. iVisa will send your evisa via e-mail in PDF format. It is advisable to have a few copies so that you can put one in each bag.

  • Methods of payment –you will be asked to make the payment for both the visa and service fee for iVisa. Make payment using a credit/debit card or you can use PayPal if you have an account.

When does the Mynamar eVisa for French expire?

In the case of French citizens, the Myanmar eVisa expires 90 days after issued, so you're able to use it at any time in those days.

What is the cost and what are the processing times?

In iVisa we understand that time can be valuable for many travelers, that's why we created three viable choices for them. Just remember that faster processing time constitutes higher fee. Here is what French can opt for:

  • Standard processing – selecting this option means that your application will be ready within 3 Business Days. It is the least expensive option you have. It costs only USD 75.00.

  • Rush processing – this time, your Myanmar eVisa will be ready within 2 Business Days, and you will be charged USD 105.00 for it.

  • Super Rush processing – this is a great option if you're in an urgent situation, you can select this option and have your application processed within just 12 hours. You will be charged USD 135.00 for this alternative.

How long does it take to apply for the eVisa?

All you need is just a few minutes to fill in your application form.

How can I apply for this?

It’s a breeze to accomplish the online form since acquiring a Myanmar visa is an effortless process. You only have to follow these steps:

  1. The general information that you will input in the first step is your e-mail address, name, and your passport info. Once you finish filling in your details, select your preferred processing time. This will determine how much you will need to pay.

  2. Carefully review your details and make necessary revisions in step two. This is highly recommended since you can't correct mistakes once the application is processed. Make sure that all the details are 100% accurate. Once done with review and revision, you can pay by following the on-screen guide.

  3. You might answer personal questions and upload photos in the last step. Uploading additional documents is optional as there will be different requirements for every person. Click the submit button if you are done and now sit back and wait for the arrival of your Myanmar eVisa.

If you're ready to start your online form, then click here

Can I enter anywhere with the eVisa?

Keep in mind that this document allows French to enter the country on specified points of entry: Yangon International Airport, Naypyidaw Airport, and Mandalay International Airport if you travelled by air. If you go by land, you are permitted to enter through Tachileik, Myawaddy, and Kaethaung land border checkpoints.

How long is this eVisa valid for?

As we said before, French travelers with Myanmar eVisa can legally stay a maximum stay of 28 days in Total, but the eVisa is valid for 90 days after issued

How many times can I enter Myanmar with French passport?

You can have a Single Entry eVisa with your French passport.

What happens if I travel with my children to Myanmar?

It will vary according to their age. If they're under 7 years old, then they must apply with you and you don't have to pay any extra fee for it. However, you still have to pay the cost of the visa, which is USD 50.00.

I don't have hotel bookings, can I still apply online?

If you haven't booked yet, then don't worry, you still can proceed with your online application form.

How do I know if my eVisa is already approved?

As soon as you complete the application form, we will inform you when your electronic visa is ready through an email.

Is it safe to use iVisa's services to get my Myanmar visa?

Yes, totally! There are a lot of foreigner citizens thinking that online information can leak and put them at risk, but that doesn't happen with iVisa. We offer maximum safety for your personal info, and we spend a lot on the security of our database. You can see what thousands of satisfied customers say about us here.

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Where can I read more info about Myanmar visas?

If you still have doubts or more questions to be answered about the Myanmar eVisa, then you can click in this link and start chatting with one of our customer service agents. You can read more about the FAQs page here too.

Start planning your journey with no stress! Click here to apply for the Myanmar eVisa and enjoy all the magic that this land has to offer.

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