Myanmar Tourist visa resumed

April 2022

Myanmar recently reopened to international tourists. Tourist visa applications for Myanmar resumed on May 15, 2022. Holidaymakers can now visit the country for the first time in 2 years provided they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and meet the other entry requirements.

Despite the tourist visa is back to normal, the travel advisory of US said: "Do not travel to Burma due to areas of civil unrest and armed conflict".

Reconsider travel to Burma due to COVID-19-related restrictions The Burmese military has detained and deposed elected government officials. Protests and demonstrations against military rule have occurred and are expected to continue. In addition to nation-wide protests and demonstrations, the following areas of Burma are subject to heightened civil unrest or armed conflict:

Matupi township in Chin State

Bhamo and Mogaung townships in Kachin State

Hopang, Hseni, Hsipaw, Mongkaung, Namhsan, Namtu, and Nanhkan townships in Shan State

Shadaw township in Kayah State

Paletwa township in Chin State

Hpakan, Mansi, Momauk, Sumprabum, Tanai, and Waingmaw townships in Kachin State

Hpapun township in Kayin State

Konkyan, Kutkai, Kyaukme, Laukkaing, Matman, Mongmao, Muse, Namphan, Pangsang, and Pangwaun townships in Shan State

The following areas of Burma are especially subject to civil unrest and armed violence due to fighting between the Burmese military and various ethnic armed groups and militia forces.

Northern Shan State Parts of Kachin, Rakhine, and Chin States The Naga Self-Administered Zone in northern Sagaing Region Conflict-affected areas, particularly Northern Shan State and parts of Kachin, Rakhine, and Chin States are subject to land mines and unexploded ordinance. Land mines and unexploded ordnance have injured foreign tourists in conflict-affected areas, and their locations are often not marked or otherwise identifiable.