Yes - A visa is required for travel to Myanmar (Burma)

Saturday, October 24, 2020

A valid passport and visa are required for travel to Myanmar.

Send these documents to Travisa


Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Myanmar, with at least one blank passport page available for Myanmar visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Myanmar visas.


Myanmar (Burma) Visa Application Form:

One original Myanmar visa application form. After placing your order, fill out the application form included in your Visa Application Kit. Include Work History form, each properly completed and signed. Applications must be printed on single pages, do not print back-to-back. Signature must be original on each form.

Los Angeles:The Consulate of Myanmar will not accept visa applications more than one month prior to the date of departure. You must submit your application within one month or less of your date of departure to Myanmar.


Photo Requirements:

Two recent, identical, 2 x 2 passport photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

OR - you can upload a photo when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.


Letter Of Invitation:

A letter of invitation from sponsor/host company in Myanmar explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel. In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, and host’s contact information.


Business Cover Letter:

Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of travel to Myanmar. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Myanmar.

The Consulate of Myanmar requires an official business letter to support your application. To generate a Myanmar Business Cover Letter on-line, simply request this service and provide your information using the simple online form in your Visa Application Kit, which you will receive once you place your order.


Proof of Travel Arrangements:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency, or (for independent travelers) a copy of airline ticket, or a confirmation letter from the tour operator (for package tours).
New York: A copy of the itinerary must show departure from the US, the duration of visit within Myanmar, and return to the US.


Hotel Confirmation:

New York: Copy of confirmed hotel reservation(s). If staying in various hotels, please provide copies of each reservation.

This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.

Click here for Myanmar (Burma) Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

Visa Validity:

First time applicants are eligible only for a single entry business visa. Myanmar business visas are generally valid for three months from the date of issue and allow a single entry for a stay of up to 70 days. Applicants who have held previous Myanmar business visas are eligible to apply for a multiple entry visa, copies of previous visas must be included with application.

Register your trip with the US Embassy:

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

How to Apply for a Visa to Myanmar (Burma)

  • Review the requirements to apply for your visa
  • Gather your documents and complete the forms
  • Ship your documents to our office

Where to Apply for Your Myanmar (Burma) Visa

Residents of these states apply for a visa in Diran Visa Service :

Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming

Diran Visa Service
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 638-4328

Residents of these states apply for a visa in Diran Visa Service :

Connecticut, New Jersey and New York

Diran Visa Service
60 E. 42nd Street, Suite 106-107 Lobby
New York, NY 10165
Tel: 877-876-3266

Residents of these states apply for a visa in Diran Visa Service :

Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, and America Samoa, Guam and Northern Marianas

Diran Visa Service
5757 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 570
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Tel: 877-876-3266