Sri Lankan passport holders may have many questions about where they can visit with their passports, and when a visa may be required. While there are many countries that they can visit without a passport, there are others that will require a traveler’s visa for them regardless of whether they are tourists or they are conducting business or other affairs in the country. For more information about whether you will need a visa to enter Myanmar, you can refer to this listing of frequently asked questions to help you determine whether a visa will be needed before your entry the country.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do Sri Lankan passport holders need a visa to enter Myanmar?
Yes. Sri Lankan passport holders will need a visa to enter Myanmar, as the country only allows for unrestricted access for passport holders of a few countries. It is also important to understand the restrictions that will be imposed on you even if you do have a visa to enter the country. For example, you will only be able to enter and exit via the Yandon, Mandalay, and Nay Pyi Taw International airports. To check requirements for this visa, click here.
What is a Myanmar Tourist eVisa?
The Myanmar electronic visa, or eVisa Approval Letter, is a mandatory requirement for foreign nationals from qualifying countries who wish to visit Myanmar for tourism purposes.
How long can I stay in Myanmar with a Tourist eVisa?
For Sri Lankans, the maximum stay is 28 days Total for a Single Entry to the country.
What do I need to apply for a Myanmar tourist eVisa?
There are just a few requirements in place for Sri Lankans who are seeking to get a Myanmar visa with iVisa:
Passport with at least 6 months validity from the planned date of entry.
Passport-style color photo taken within 3 months of your application.
A debit/credit card or Paypal account for the payment.
What are the processing times and prices?
For the timeframe to receive your eVisa and its price you have three options when applying with iVisa:
Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 72 hours, and the price is USD 75.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 48 hours, and the total price of it is USD 105.00 (service fees included).
Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your Myanmar Tourist eVisa in only 12 hours, and you will be charged USD 135.00 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the Myanmar Tourist eVisa work?
Myanmar launched the Tourist eVisa system on 1 September 2014. eVisas are issued online for tourism and business purposes only.
By using iVisa, travelers of certain nationalities do not have to visit the consulate to apply for a Tourist eVisa. You can submit all the required documents and information and pay the visa fees online. This streamlined system cuts out the time wasted waiting in lines and costly processes that were previously in place.
How long does it take to apply for a Myanmar visa?
The application process for a Myanmar eVisa is completely online and will take you less than 10 minutes to complete the application form.
How to Obtain a Myanmar eVisa?
To obtain a Tourist visa to Myanmar you can apply online through iVisa by following these steps:
In the first step, you need to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
For the second step a revision of step one and payment will be required.
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?
You will receive your eVisa by email in the timeframe chosen. Then, just print it and present it at your entry in Myanmar.
My child is under 7 years old, does he/she need a separate eVisa and what are the costs associated?
Children under 7 years old can travel to Myanmar without the need for an individual eVisa if they meet the following requirements:
The child must be accompanied by the parent/guardian.
The child must be included in the parent/guardian’s passport.
The details of the child must be included in the parent/guardian’s eVisa.
Do I need a Tourist eVisa if I am in transit through Myanmar?
If you wish to leave the airport while in Myanmar, then you HAVE TO apply for a Myanmar Tourist eVisa. Otherwise, it is not necessary.
How does the Myanmar Tourist eVisa look like?
This is how it looks like:
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
It is important to revise the information given before submitting the application because if there are mistakes you will have to apply again.
If this is your case, please contact immediately one of our customer service representatives to assist you.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Myanmar eVisa?
iVisa provides maximum safety for the personal data of our clients, confidentiality is also one of our characteristics. 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.