Learn More: Business eVisa
Planning a business trip to Myanmar (Burma), as a guest invited by a registered Myanmar company? You might be tempted to explore some of the golden temples, diverse nature, outdoor activities such as trekking, shopping, and tasting local cuisine!
The first task will be to ensure you have the correct travel documents to enter Myanmar. Keep reading to find out how to apply for your Myanmar Business eVisa online using a quick, hassle-free, and 100% online application form on iVisa. Find out more below or apply directly.
What is the Myanmar Business eVisa?
The Burmese government launched the Business eVisa system in July 2015. That means those planning to travel to Myanmar for business no longer need to visit their nearest Myanmar embassy or consulate to apply for a visa. Business eVisas are issued online for tourism and business purposes only.
Payment for the visa fees and submission of all required documents can be done online. This more efficient system minimizes the need to wait in lines and reduces costs, perfect for business travelers.
After completing the online application form and making the online credit card payment, applicants will receive their approved visa via email.
Who must apply for the Myanmar Business eVisa?
Myanmar eVisa is available to nationals of over 50 countries. Simply use our handy Visa Checker Tool to find out if you need a Business eVisa, and apply directly online with iVisa!
Good news for passport holders from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, as they are visa-exempt for stays up to 14 days. This only applies for entries and departures via Yangon, Mandalay, or Naypyidaw International Airport.
However, if you would like to stay in Myanmar for more than 14 days or want to enter or exit through any land border checkpoints, you must apply for a Business eVisa.
Please note: Travelers from foreign countries, with a valid visa may only enter through the Yangon, Mandalay, or Nay Pyi Taw International Airport or the Kawthaung International Land Border Checkpoint. And may only exit Myanmar, through one of the above-stated entry points or the Htikee Land Border Checkpoint**.
How long is the Myanmar Business eVisa valid for?
Once approved, you must use the Myanmar Business eVisa within 90 days after issued. After arrival, you can stay in Myanmar for a maximum of 70 days in Total. This is a Single Entry visa, which means it can only be used to enter the country once.
Required travel documents to apply for the Myanmar Business eVisa
Here’s a list of required documents and info to apply for this visa:
Applicant photo - If you don’t have one, use the easy iVisa digital photo service.
Passport scan - The passport must be valid for at least 6 months after arrival and must have 6 blank pages.
Proof of travel medical insurance - It must be purchased from Myanma Insurance.
Invitation letter and business registration certificate - From the inviting company in Myanmar, with at least three months validity.
Minor Consent Letter (if applicable)
How do I apply for the Myanmar Business eVisa?
Applicants can apply for their eVisa in just three easy steps with iVisa. Using our fully online visa application process, it will take you less than 15 minutes to complete.
Step 1 - Fill out the Business eVisa application form with your personal and travel details.
Step 2 - Choose the processing time best suits you and pay the Myanmar Business Visa fees with a credit or debit card.
Step 3 - Upload the required documents, and sit back, relax and wait for your Myanmar Business eVisa to arrive via email!
Our experts will double-check your visa information and make sure no info is missing. Once submitted, you will receive your approval letter and business eVisa via email within your chosen time frame.
Please note: Even though border officials should have your eVisa available to check in their system, we recommend you print out the visa confirmation and carry it with you at all times during your Myanmar trip.
What are the costs and processing time of the Myanmar Business eVisa?
iVisa offers three different options to get your Myanmar Business eVisa as soon as you need it. The total costs on iVisa include the government fee.
Standard processing: Takes 7 Business Days for an affordable fee of USD $144.99
Rush processing: Takes just 5 Business Days for a rush fee of USD $193.99
Super rush processing: Get your Myanmar Business eVisa in only 3 Business Days for an express fee of USD $262.99
Do I need a Myanmar Business eVisa if I’m transiting through Myanmar?
No, you do not need this eVisa to transit in the country. However, you may require a different type of visa if you intend to leave the airport when transiting through Myanmar. Check with the nearest Myanmar embassy or consulate before your trip.
COVID-19 Entry Requirements
There are no longer COVID-19 vaccination or testing requirements.
- All foreing travelers to Myanmar must have inbound Travel Medical Insurance with COVID-19 coverage purchased from Myanma Insurance. The insurance certificate must be attached to the application. COVID-19 protocols are subject to constant change, so always check the airline's website and Myanmar's government website for updates to entry requirements.
What else should I keep in mind before traveling to Myanmar?
Remember that if you are not traveling for business, you should apply for a Myanmar tourist visa for your trip instead. The application process for tourist visas is similar to that of business e-Visas.
Where Can I learn more about the Myanmar Business Visa?
For further information, you can contact our excellent customer support team via online chat, or email them at [email protected]. They are available 24/7 to answer any questions about Myanmar travel documents and our services.
Required Documents to Apply
- Applicant's photo
- Passport scan
- Proof of Travel Medical Insurance
- Invitation Letter
- Business Registration of Inviting Company
- Minor Consent Letter (if applicable)
- Supporting Document
If you are a national from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Thailand, or Vietnam, planning to travel for less than 14 days, and enter and depart from an International Airport, you DO NOT need to apply for this Visa. Otherwise, you must apply for the eVisa you need.
The Myanmar Business e-Visa is valid for 90 days after issued.
With the Myanmar Business e-Visa you are allowed to stay in Myanmar for a maximum of 70 days in Total with Single Entry.
Your passport must have at least 6 months of validity from the planned date of entry and one blank page.
The digital photo for your application cannot be more than 3 months old.
Foreing travelers need a Medical insurance purchased from Myanma insurance.
IMPORTANT: Foreign nationals with a valid eVisa may enter Myanmar through the Yangon, Mandalay, or Nay Pyi Taw International Airport or the Kawthaung International Land Border Checkpoint. To exit Myanmar, they may go through any of the above-stated entry points or the Htikee Land Border Checkpoint.
My application couldn't be completed due to an error. What should I do?
My application has been canceled. What can I do?
iVisa experts carefully check every single document you submit with your application and review all the answers you send. It's rare for a cancellation to occur after so much work is put into your application. However, the Myanmar authorities could find a reason to cancel your application. In this case, you'll get a full refund of the iVisa processing fee for each rejected application. Government fees won't be refunded.
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