Myanmar Business and Tourist Visas

PLEASE NOTE: You will be required to submit your passport to the Embassy. You will NOT have access to your passport until the visa process is finished by the Embassy. Please plan accordingly. The Embassy will not release your passport until the visa process is finished.

ATTENTION: Foreign Embassys do not accept demands from travelers. They do not work around a traveler’s time-frame, and may request additional documents not listed in the general instructions at any given time and circumstance without notice.

STEP 1

Fill out your forms and gather your required documents outlined below.

GATHER DOCUMENTS

Follow the instructions below. Pay close attention to the important notices!

STEP 2

Come to our office so we can review, sort, prepare your documents and take your photo.

COME IN TO OUR OFFICE

If you already have your own passport-type photos, bring them with you. Otherwise we will take your photos.

STEP 3

Your visa application will be submitted to the foreign Embassy the next business day.

SUBMIT APPLICATION

Should any additional requirements or demands from the Embassy arise, we will communicate it to you immediately after we leave the Embassy lobby.

STEP 4

We will collect your passport and visa from the Embassy on the day scheduled by the Embassy.

RECEIVE DOCUMENTS

Your visa & any other original documents will be at our office available for  pick up on the same day they are released by the Embassy or shipped if requested.

Follow These Instructions to Obtain a Myanmarian Visa

DO NOT ship your documents to Arista Offices without first communicating with us.

DO NOT ship your materials for 8AM delivery unless instructed to do so.

Visa Requirements

  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Myanmar
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count)
  • Your passport MUST be signed and in good condition. The Embassy staff may reject your passport if they find it to be in damaged condition, even if you don’t think that’s the case

Click here if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • CLICK HERE for the application form
    • Forms CAN be hand-written offline
    • You MUST PRINT your answers and sign by hand
  • HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR VISA APPLICATION FORM:
    • Be very thorough and careful when filling out your questions on the form
    • Enter ALL dates in the SPECIFIED FORMAT. For example: DD/mm/YYYY
    • PLEASE ENTER ALL YOUR NAMES EXACTLY AS THEY ACTUALLY APPEAR IN YOUR PASSPORT. Do NOT omit, abbreviate or add extra names or nicknames. Do NOT include titles and/or extra letters not contained in your passport. All added data that is not IDENTICAL to your legal documents will cause your process to be rejected
    • Please SIGN the form to match the passport signature. All applicants over the age of 18 MUST sign their own application form
  • Professional passport-type photographs: 2
  • Copy of round trip tickets or itinerary print-outs, with airlines name, flight numbers and dates.  The receipt of purchase of a flight ticket alone will not be sufficient
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office

Parent or guardians MUST:

  • Sign the printed-out application page in the appropriate signature box
  • For adopted children: present original copy of adoption papers/court order
  • Present an original birth certificate
  • If you are a Myanmarian citizen and reside in the USA, you MUST travel to Myanmar on your VALID Myanmarian passport (in this case, no visa is needed). If you need to obtain a new Myanmarian passport, please contact us
  • US citizens who were born in Myanmar MUST submit their previous US passports with visas to Myanmar (even if expired), or
  • Myanmarians who obtained US citizenship and formally renounced their Myanmarian citizenship MUST submit an original document/certificate as proof of Myanmarian citizenship renunciation. Applicants who have not renounced their previous Myanmarian citizenship are not eligible for a visa and must travel to Myanmar using BOTH their US and Myanmarian valid passports
Type of visa Validity Processing Embassy Fee Arista Service Fee
Multiple entry up to 90 days 7-10 business days $20 $160
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to ENTER a given country
  • All visa and service fee payments must be made upfront prior to the submission of applications
  • Please provide your own US Postal Service MONEY ORDER payment for the Embassy visa fees (leave the Payable to portion blank)
  • If you would like to pay for your Embassy fee using a credit card through Arista, a convenience charge of 3% will be added to the Embassy fee amount
  • Processing times are based on the Myanmarian Embassy business days: Monday through Friday only. Saturday, Sunday, Myanmarian and US Holidays do NOT count as business days
  • The Myanmarian Embassy in Washington, DC may change their processing times without notice. Please make sure that your departure dates do not conflict with the Embassy visa release date

Our Service Fees INCLUDE:

  • 1 set of visa photos
  • Embassy money orders
  • Tracking the visa status
  • Emails and phone call follow ups
  • 1 submission and 1 pick-up visit to the Embassy

Payment Options:

  1. Make ONE payment to ARISTA for all services and fees altogether (Arista will then pay for the government fees on your behalf)
  2. Make TWO individual payments:
    • Submit your own US POSTAL MONEY ORDER in the amount equivalent to the visa type you are requesting (for example: $180), and…
    • Pay for the Arista service fees separately (by check, credit/debit card, cash, etc).
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info
  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Myanmar
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count)
  • Your passport MUST be signed and in good condition. The Embassy staff may reject your passport if they find it to be in damaged condition, even if you don’t think that’s the case

Click here if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • CLICK HERE for the application form
    • Forms CANNOT be hand-written offline
    • You MUST PRINT your answers and sign by hand
  • HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR VISA APPLICATION FORM:
    • Be very thorough and careful when filling out your questions on the form
    • Enter ALL dates in the SPECIFIED FORMAT. For example: DD/mm/YYYY
    • PLEASE ENTER ALL YOUR NAMES EXACTLY AS THEY ACTUALLY APPEAR IN YOUR PASSPORT. Do NOT omit, abbreviate or add extra names or nicknames. Do NOT include titles and/or extra letters not contained in your passport. All added data that is not IDENTICAL to your legal documents will cause your process to be rejected
    • Please SIGN the form to match the passport signature. All applicants over the age of 18 MUST sign their own application form
  • Professional passport-type photographs: 2
  • Copy of round trip tickets or itinerary print-outs, with airlines name, flight numbers and dates.  The receipt of purchase of a flight ticket alone will not be sufficient
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office

Additional requirements for those who are traveling for business purposes:

Employer Business Letter:

A business letter from the US employer. The letter must be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to “The Embassy of Myanmar, Visa Section”, and signed by a senior manager (an equivalent to Vice-President or above) and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:

  • Personal information of the applicant: name and job title
  • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Myanmar
  • Specify the type of activities in Myanmar (ie. meetings, contract discussions, trade-shows, etc.)
  • State who will bear the costs of the applicant’s accommodations in Myanmar
  • Please click here for a sample of a Business Letter
  • If you are a Myanmarian citizen and reside in the USA, you MUST travel to Myanmar on your VALID Myanmarian passport (in this case, no visa is needed). If you need to obtain a new Myanmarian passport, please contact us
  • US citizens who were born in Myanmar MUST submit their previous US passports with visas to Myanmar (even if expired), or
  • Myanmarians who obtained US citizenship and formally renounced their Myanmarian citizenship MUST submit an original document/certificate as proof of Myanmarian citizenship renunciation. Applicants who have not renounced their previous Myanmarian citizenship are not eligible for a visa and must travel to Myanmar using BOTH their US and Myanmarian valid passports.
Type of visa Validity Processing Embassy Fee Arista Service Fee
Multiple entry up to 90 days 7-10 business days $20 $160
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to ENTER a given country
  • All visa and service fee payments must be made upfront prior to the submission of applications
  • Please provide your own US Postal Service MONEY ORDER payment for the Embassy visa fees (leave the Payable to portion blank)
  • If you would like to pay for your Embassy fee using a credit card through Arista, a convenience charge of 3% will be added to the Embassy fee amount
  • Processing times are based on the Myanmarian Embassy business days: Monday through Thursday only. Saturday, Sunday, Myanmarian and US Holidays do NOT count as business days
  • The Myanmarian Embassy in Los Angeles may change their processing times without notice. Please make sure that your departure dates do not conflict with the Embassy visa release date

Our Service Fees INCLUDE:

  • 1 set of visa photos
  • Embassy money orders
  • Tracking the visa status
  • Emails and phone call follow ups
  • 1 submission and 1 pick-up visit to the Embassy

Payment Options:

  1. Make ONE payment to ARISTA for all services and fees altogether (Arista will then pay for the government fees on your behalf)
  2. Make TWO individual payments:
    • Submit your own US POSTAL MONEY ORDER in the amount equivalent to the visa type you are requesting (for example: $180), and…
    • Pay for the Arista service fees separately (by check, credit/debit card, cash, etc)
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info

 

  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Myanmar
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count)
  • Your passport MUST be signed
  • CLICK HERE for Forms
    • Forms CAN be hand-written offline
    • You MUST PRINT your answers and sign by hand
  • HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR VISA APPLICATION FORM:
    • Be very thorough and careful when filling out your questions on the form
    • Enter ALL dates in the SPECIFIED FORMAT. For example: DD/mm/YYYY
    • PLEASE ENTER ALL YOUR NAMES EXACTLY AS THEY ACTUALLY APPEAR IN YOUR PASSPORT. Do NOT omit, abbreviate or add extra names or nicknames. Do NOT include titles and/or extra letters not contained in your passport. All added data that is not IDENTICAL to your legal documents will cause your process to be rejected
    • Please SIGN the form to match the passport signature. All applicants over the age of 18 MUST sign their own application form
  • Professional passport-type photograph: 2
  • Your original permanent resident card (green card), I-94, I-20, or advance parole originals
  • Copy of round trip tickets or itinerary print-outs, with airlines name, flight numbers and dates, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead. The receipt of purchase of a flight ticket alone will not be sufficient
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office

Parent or guardians MUST:

  • Sign the printed-out application page in the appropriate signature box
  • For adopted children: present original copy of adoption papers/court order
  • Present an original birth certificate

According to the Myanmarian Constitution, children of Myanmarian citizens (either mother, or father, or both parents) born in the US are also considered Myanmarians and should be registered at the Myanmarian Embassy in order to receive their Myanmarian passport. If you do not wish to register your children at the moment you can request a VISA. In this case, you must sign and notarize the Visa Declaration for Myanmarian Parents: CLICK HERE for the form.

  • If you are a Myanmarian citizen and reside in the USA, you MUST travel to Myanmar on your VALID Myanmarian passport (in this case, no visa is needed). If you need to obtain a new Myanmarian passport, please contact us
  • US citizens who were born in Myanmar MUST submit their previous US passports with visas to Myanmar (even if expired), or
  • Myanmarians who obtained US citizenship and formally renounced their Myanmarian citizenship MUST submit an original document/certificate as proof of Myanmarian citizenship renunciation. Applicants who have not renounced their previous Myanmarian citizenship are not eligible for a visa and must travel to Myanmar using BOTH their US and Myanmarian valid passports
Type of visa Validity Processing Embassy Fee Arista Service Fee
Multiple entry up to 90 days 7-10 business days $20 $160
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to ENTER a given country
  • All visa and service fee payments must be made upfront prior to the submission of applications
  • Please provide your own US Postal Service MONEY ORDER payment for the Embassy visa fees (leave the Payable to portion blank)
  • If you would like to pay for your Embassy fee using a credit card through Arista, a convenience charge of 3% will be added to the Embassy fee amount
  • Processing times are based on the Myanmarian Embassy business days: Monday through Friday only. Saturday, Sunday, Myanmarian and US Holidays do NOT count as business days
  • The Myanmarian Embassy in Washington, DC may change their processing times without notice. Please make sure that your departure dates do not conflict with the Embassy visa release date

Our Service Fees INCLUDE:

  • 1 set of visa photos
  • Embassy money orders
  • Tracking the visa status
  • Emails and phone call follow ups
  • 1 submission and 1 pick-up visit to the Embassy

Payment Options:

  1. Make ONE payment to ARISTA for all services and fees altogether (Arista will then pay for the government fees on your behalf)
  2. Make TWO individual payments:
    • Submit your own US POSTAL MONEY ORDER in the amount equivalent to the visa type you are requesting (for example: $180), and…
    • Pay for the Arista service fees separately (by check, credit/debit card, cash, etc)
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info
    • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Myanmar
    • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count)
    • Your passport MUST be signed
    • CLICK HERE for the application form
      • Forms CAN be hand-written offline
      • You MUST PRINT your answers and sign by hand
    • HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR VISA APPLICATION FORM:
      • Be very thorough and careful when filling out your questions on the form
      • Enter ALL dates in the SPECIFIED FORMAT. For example: DD/mm/YYYY
      • PLEASE ENTER ALL YOUR NAMES EXACTLY AS THEY ACTUALLY APPEAR IN YOUR PASSPORT. Do NOT omit, abbreviate or add extra names or nicknames. Do NOT include titles and/or extra letters not contained in your passport. All added data that is not IDENTICAL to your legal documents will cause your process to be rejected
      • Please SIGN the form to match the passport signature. All applicants over the age of 18 MUST sign their own application form
    • Professional passport-type photograph: 2
    • Your original permanent resident card (green card), I-94, I-20, or advance parole originals
    • Copy of round trip tickets or itinerary print-outs, with airlines name, flight numbers and dates, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead. The receipt of purchase of a flight ticket alone will not be sufficient
    • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office

Additional requirements for those who are traveling for business purposes:

Employer Business Letter:

A business letter from the US employer. The letter must be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to “The Embassy of Myanmar, Visa Section”, and signed by a senior manager (an equivalent to Vice-President or above) and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:

    • Personal information of the applicant: name and job title
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Myanmar
    • Specify the type of activities in Myanmar (ie. meetings, contract discussions, trade-shows, etc.)
    • State who will bear the costs of the applicant’s accommodations in Myanmar
    • Please click here for a sample of a Business Letter
    • If you are a Myanmarian citizen and reside in the USA, you MUST travel to Myanmar on your VALID Myanmarian passport (in this case, no visa is needed). If you need to obtain a new Myanmarian passport, please contact us
    • US citizens who were born in Myanmar MUST submit their previous US passports with visas to Myanmar (even if expired), or
    • Myanmarians who obtained US citizenship and formally renounced their Myanmarian citizenship MUST submit an original document/certificate as proof of Myanmarian citizenship renunciation. Applicants who have not renounced their previous Myanmarian citizenship are not eligible for a visa and must travel to Myanmar using BOTH their US and Myanmarian valid passports
Type of visa Validity Processing Embassy Fee Arista Service Fee
Multiple entry up to 90 days 7-10 business days $20 $160
    • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to ENTER a given country
    • All visa and service fee payments must be made upfront prior to the submission of applications
    • Please provide your own US Postal Service MONEY ORDER payment for the Embassy visa fees (leave the Payable to portion blank)
    • If you would like to pay for your Embassy fee using a credit card through Arista, a convenience charge of 3% will be added to the Embassy fee amount
    • Processing times are based on the Myanmarian Embassy business days: Monday through Friday only. Saturday, Sunday, Myanmarian and US Holidays do NOT count as business days
    • The Myanmarian Embassy in Washington, DC may change their processing times without notice. Please make sure that your departure dates do not conflict with the Embassy visa release date

Our Service Fees INCLUDE:

  • 1 set of visa photos
  • Embassy money orders
  • Tracking the visa status
  • Emails and phone call follow ups
  • 1 submission and 1 pick-up visit to the Embassy

Payment Options:

  1. Make ONE payment to ARISTA for all services and fees altogether (Arista will then pay for the government fees on your behalf)
  2. Make TWO individual payments:
    • Submit your own US POSTAL MONEY ORDER in the amount equivalent to the visa type you are requesting (for example: $180), and…
    • Pay for the Arista service fees separately (by check, credit/debit card, cash, etc)
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info

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