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It is a requirement of Myanmar's Government that British visitors to the country possess a valid 10 year passport and that the passport has at least six months validity from the date of your entry into Myanmar. Please check that your passport complies with this decree well in advance of travel. If you do not have a British passport please contact the Myanmar Embassy to see what regulations do apply.
The government of Myanmar requires British passport holders to have a visa for entry into the country. You can get a visa from the Myanmar Embassy in London or online.
The easiest way to get a visa for Myanmar is via the country's eVisa system. Simply log onto http://evisa.moip.gov.mm/ and follow the simple onscreen instructions. You will need to have a passport style photo ready to upload and a credit card to hand to pay the processing cost of US$50 per person.
If you choose to apply to the Myanmar Embassy in London (contact details below) you will need to complete an application form, which you can get from the Embassy, and submit this along with:
• Two passport-size photos.
• Valid passport.
• Visa fee (cash is accepted if applying in person; cheque or postal order only if applying by post). Currently the visa fee is £35 but this sum is subject to change without notice.
• Self-addressed, stamped enveloped for postal applications with sufficient postage (registered post is recommended). Contact details for the Myanmar Embassy in London are as follows:
Myanmar Embassy, 19A Charles Street. London W1J 5DX
Tel: 020 7499 4340, Fax: 020 7409 7043
Visas should take 3-5 working days to issue and are valid for two months from the date of issue for stays of 28 days in Myanmar. However please ensure that you allow plenty of time to get your visa especially if you are applying by post or through a visa company (e.g. Travcour).