Myanmar visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Burmese Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: 28 days

Entry Requirements

  • South Africans can stay visa free in Myanmar for a duration of 28 days.
  • Intending visitors to Myanmar can stay on a tourist or business visa. 
  • South Africans can enter Myanmar on an evisa status.
  • The processing time for the tourist and business visa is up to 3 working days. 
  • Your passport must be valid for at least six months. 
  • South Africans have to pay for their visa, s non refundable fee of $50 for the tourist visa and business visa for $70.
  • The evisa is valid for only single entry. 
  • The validity of the evisa approval letter is 90 days from the issued date. If it is expired, entry will be denied. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What's the processing time for an evisa to Myanmar??

The processing time for an evisa to Myanmar is usually up to 3 working days. 

How much does a tourist visa to Myanmar cost??

A tourist visa to Myanmar cost $50.

What is the national dish in Myanmar??

The Mohinga is the national dish in Myanmar, a fish soup influenced by Indian spices and Chinese style of cooking and became a single national dish.

Best time to visit Myanmar??

The best time to visit most of Myanmar is from November to February as it is neither too hot to walk around due to the cool breeze that blows in.

Is it safe to drink the tap water in Myanmar??

Tap water isn't safe to drink in Myanmar, however, bottled water is available throughout the country for around K300.