Myanmar | Coronavirus impact on issuing visa on arrival tourists

Effective from 1st Feb 2020, Myanmar Immigration Authorities have temporarily suspended issuing any Visa On Arrival to tourists entering from People’s Republic of China as a preventive measure of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Who will be affected?

Chinese Passport holders and other nationalities residing in People’s Republic of China.


The immigration authorities have been advised by the Ministry of Foreign affairs not to issue visa on arrival and not allow transit into Myanmar to these travelers.


These measures have already been implemented and will remain in effect until further notice is received from the authorities.

Should you have any questions, please contact the following:

Nyein Nyein Thu
Relocation and Immigration Account Manager
Santa Fe Relocation
Yangon, Myanmar
D: +95 9 300 88 196

Robert Day
Group Head of Immigration Operations
Santa Fe Relocation
London, UK
D: +44 7990 021125


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