Myanmar visa for South African citizens

Myanmar visa for South African citizens
iVisa | Updated on Feb 04, 2020

Myanmar eVisa can now easily be obtained if you plan to travel to Myanmar soon. It is an electronic visa equivalent of a consular visa. iVisa issues such this document so South African citizens can now apply online. A visit to the embassy is no longer needed so there will be less effort for you.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

WHAT IS A MYANMAR TOURIST EVISA FOR south african citizens?

The Myanmar eVisa is a mandatory travel requirement for those who want to visit the Republic of Myanmar for tourism or for business purposes.

What are the requirements?

The bureaucracy will be worked out by iVisa so South African citizens don't have to stress about it. They will start processing your application as soon as you submit the required papers. You may already have everything you need since these requirements can be easily obtained. Here is a list of what you need to provide:

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

  • Payment modes –you will be asked to make the payment for both the visa and service fee for iVisa. You can either pay using a credit or debit card. You can use PayPal if you have an account.

What are the fees and processing times offered by ivisa?

For South African citizens who have time constraints, iVisa have three amazing options for you. As always, your visa cost is higher for faster processing time. Here is what South African citizens can go for:

  • Standard processing – Only USD 75.00, it is the cheapest option you have. iVisa will have your application processed within 3 Business Days.

  • Rush processing – for USD 105.00, your visa will be ready within 2 Business Days.

  • Super Rush processing – you can choose this option and have your application processed within just 12 hours. Perfect if you are in a hurry or if you have an emergency. You will be charged USD 135.00 for this option.

How's the application process?

Obtaining a Myanmar visa for South African citizens is really straightforward process. The online form itself can be accomplished within 5 minutes because it only consists of three steps.

  1. In the first step, fill in your general information starting with your e-mail address and name and ending up with your passport info. Take note, your fee will be determined by the processing time that you opted for.

  2. You will be doing a quick review and revision in the second step. The on-screen instructions will guide you when paying. Since corrections are no longer allowed once your application was processed, it is essential for South African citizens to input all information carefully.

  3. A personal questionnaire and photo upload are what the last step is made of. There will be varying requirements for each South African citizens so additional documents might be needed.

Complete the steps by clicking the submit button. After that, just sit back and wait for your visa to arrive in your selected timeframe.

How long is the Myanmar eVisa valid for?

The validity of the Myanmar eVisa is of 90 days after issued.

How many entries are you allowed? How long can I stay in Myanmar?

The Myanmar eVisa is a Single Entry, meaning you can only enter one time. You can stay in that visit a maximum of 28 days Total.

What are the Myanmar point of entries that allow the eVisa?

There're restrictions as to where you can use this eVisa. The only available ports where you can entry into Myanmar with this eVisa are:

  • Yangon
  • Mandalay
  • Nay Pyi Taw
  • Tachileik
  • Myawaddy
  • Kawthaung
  • Tamu-Moreh
  • Rih Khaw Dar-Zokhawthar

Can I use this eVisa if I enter Myanmar by cruise/boat?

If you want to enter by sea to Myanmar, you must contact your travel agent, because the Myanmar eVisa has no validity if you enter through a seaport.

How does the Myanmar Evisa look like?

Here's an example:

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As you have seen the process is really simple if you opt for iVisa services! We will help you save time so you can invest it into planing your adventure! If you have any doubts, you can contact us we have an excellent customer service support. For more answered questions you can click here. Trust our service (take a look at out testimonials) and help us help you begin this journey!

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