Myanmar visa requirements for Pakistanis

Travel and visa requirements

Burmese Visa is not required for Pakistanis

Stay Duration: 28 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Pakistan with the intention to travel to Myanmar can apply for an electronic visa for a stay duration of 28 days.
  • Passports of citizens have to be valid six months at the time of arrival.
  • Children aged more than 7 years old and mentioned in the parent's passport.
  • Passport of the citizens of Pakistan must have at least one blank page available for entry stamps.
  • A Yellow fever certificate of vaccination may be required from visitors arriving from Pakistan.
  • Pet animals brought by travellers must be accompanied by a health certificate.
  • There is an airport Tax of USD 10 imposed on all travellers who are leaving Myanmar.
  • Amounts in excess of the 10,000 US dollars equivalent must be declared upon entry and exit.
  • The estimated flight time from Islamabad, Pakistan to Myanmar is 3 hours, 44 minutes.
  • Myanmar (Burma) uses Myanmar Time zone (GMT+6:30) hence, Myanmar (Burma) is 1 hour and 30 minutes ahead of Pakistan.
  • The Republic of the Union of Myanmar is also known as Burma.
  • Myanmar produces precious stones such as rubies, sapphires, pearls and jade.
  • Myanmar is also the world's second-largest producer of opium accounting for 25% of entire world production and is a major source of illegal drugs including amphetamines.
  • The most popular available tourist destinations in Myanmar include big cities such as Yangon  and Mandalay; religious sites in Mon State, Pindaya, Bago and Hpa-An nature trails in Inle Lake KengTung, Putao, Pyin Oo Pwin ; ancient cities such as Bagan and Mrauk-U; as well as beaches in Nabule, Ngapali, Ngwe-Saung, Mergui.
  • Tourists also love to visit the Kayan tribe of Myanmar where women wear elongated neck rings as part of their cultural attire.
  • The official language of Myanmar is Burmese.
  • A large majority of the population practices Buddhism with a minority of Christians, Muslims, Hindus and Jews.
  • Burmese cuisine is characterised by extensive use of fish products such as fish sauce, ngapi (fermented seafood) and dried prawn.
  • Football is a popular sport and it is played all over the country even in villages.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long should my passport be valid for before travelling to Myanmar?

Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for at least six months beyond the date of arrival in Myanmar.

Can I go to Myanmar without a visa?

Pakistanis do not require a visa to travel to Myanmar. However, they are to apply for an e-visa about seven days before their date of departure.

Is Myanmar safe for tourist travel?

Major parts of Myanmar is safe to visit right now, although the northern parts of Shan State, the state of Kachin, Southern Chin, and Rakhine State are currently not that safe due to some crisis issues.