Myanmar visa for South African citizens

Myanmar visa for South African citizens

iVisa | Updated on Oct 01, 2021

Myanmar is one of those destinations that allow you to save a lot of money since food and lodging have a comfortable and accessible price for all tourists. There are nationalities that can travel to this country without a visa or additional document, but this is not the case for South African citizens.

South African citizens who wish to visit Myanmar must apply for an eVisa to enter Myanmar. Fortunately, in iVisa we facilitate the Myanmar eVisa process, so travelers can obtain the document in less time and more easily.

We invite you to continue reading this article if you want more answers to some of the more frequently asked questions about the Myanmar eVisa for South African travelers, especially the visa application form and costs.


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.

Is there any requirement that I need to supply in my application?

Before you start the online application process, you need to check if you have everything you need to apply. Fortunately, you do not need much. Only the following:

  • A six-month valid passport
  • Digital photo of yourself
  • Email address
  • Payment modes

Please do not forget that each document needs to count on the standards to send it to the Government. The email address must be one that you use most of the time because we will send you all the statuses and updates of your eVisa during the processing with the Government of Myanmar. For the online payment, take into consideration that we are only accepting credit/ debit cards, and Paypal.

What are the fees and processing times offered by iVisa?

For South African citizens who have time constraints, we 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 process of the online application form?

The application for a Myanmar eVisa is very easy. It only consists of three steps:

  1. The first one focuses on personal information, means of travel, and processing time for your application.
  2. The second step consists of payment and review properly.
  3. Now, the third is the point at which you must provide to us with the supporting documents for your application. You are going to have to upload them. You can submit your request once you complete all three steps, and we will handle the bureaucracy that follows.

The bottom line is that the online process of getting a Myanmar eVisa involves little effort on your behalf as you might have seen.

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 in 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!