Passport, Visa & Permission


Travelers are advised to obtain a visa in their home country prior to entering Myanmar. Specific advice on up-to-date requirements should be obtained from the consulate offices in your country.

For general guidance, please note the following:

Passport must have at least 6 months remaining validity at time of travel. Foreigners must always carry their passport whilt travelling.

Visa processing time is between 5 and 10 working days at most Myanmar Consulates or Embassies.

Tourist visas are valid for 28 days

Some Embassies require a ‘confirmation letter’ which we can provide.

Please leave your passport at your hotel in the safe deposit boxes while sightseeing. When you are travelling overland or by air, please ensure that your passport is in your hand luggage. NEVER pack your passport in your suitcase.

Myanmar eVisa (Official Government Website)

Please make sure to submit the supporting documentations as they will be checked against the invited companies in Myanmar.


In order to issue a visa, some Myanmar Embassies require a "confirmation letter" to confirm that visa applicants have pre-booked and pre-paid their travel arrangements in Myanmar. Please let us know where you intend to obtain the visa and provide us with your exact names (as per passports), nationalities and passport numbers. We will then fax or email our "confirmation letter" to you, enabling you to obtain your visa.


Currently it is NOT available due the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism is upgrading their website to get this via on line. For up to date information, we will keep you informed. You can also contact to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism Myanmar (95-67) 706129.


Large parts of Myanmar are open to foreign visitors. Access to some remote or border areas, however, is still subject to government permission. In such situations we will endeavor to obtain the necessary permits. Allow one month for procurement of such permits.

The special permit, which will be arranged by Real Treasure Travel where applicable, is only the permission to cross the border but not the actual visa. The Myanmar visa must be stamped into the clients' passports prior to their arrival at the Myanmar border.

The following border checkpoints are currently open for tourists:

Muse, Myanmar – Ruli, China (Yunnan China)

Tachilek, Myanmar – Mae Sai, Thailand (North Thailand)

Kawtha ung, Myanmar – Ranong, Thailand (South west Thailand)

Myawaddy, Myanmar – Mae Sot, Thailand (West Thailand)

Regulations for crossing overland borders can change at short notice.

Electricity is 220 ~ 240 Volts in the most areas. Most hotels have their own generator.

The tours and places where we need special permit

Mount Victoria Trekking Tour

Lashio – Muse overland

Muse – Namkhan – Bhamo overland

Bhamo – Myitkyina overland

Myitkyina – Indawgyi Lake overland


Visiting to Chin Village in Mrauk Oo

Visiting to Loikaw


Please note that a special permission is required to visit the above areas. The permission is granted at the discretion of the Ministry of Tourism and local authorities. To get the permission, they need a licensed tour guide to accompany you throughout the trip in that area and you need to book a pre-arranged tour as per the tourism regulations. Otherwise, the permission is not granted.

In order to apply the permit, we need the client’s full names as spelled in the passports, passport numbers and validity, nationalities and the occupation. We need to submit the copy of their passport to get the approval from the government at least 30 working days prior to arrival. It will take about over one month to get such a permit arranged.

For more information on traveling overland into Myanmar or about travel to “off-limit” areas, please do contact us.

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