Myanmar visa requirements for Thais

Travel and visa requirements

Burmese Visa is not required for Thais

Stay Duration: 14 days

Entry Requirements

  • Myanmar is in the Southeastern part of Asia. The capital and largest city is Yangon.
  • Thais visiting Myanmar as a tourist do not require a visa and the duration of stay is 14 days.
  • The required documents in visiting Myanmar include a valid Thailand passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and a blank page for a visa sticker and two (2) recent passport-type photographs.
  • Myanmar is otherwise known as the golden land because of its golden pagodas placed all over the country.
  • The citizens of Myanmar practiced Theravada Buddhism as a major religion.
  • The official language spoken in Myanmar is Burmese, other ethnic languages include Sino-Tibetan, Austro-Asiatic, Tai–Kadai, Indo-European, Austronesian, and Hmong–Mien.
  • The currency spent in Myanmar is known as the Burmese Kyat (MMK).
  • The import and export of local currency are not allowed in Myanmar. Visitors are expected to declare amounts exceeding USD 10,000 or equivalent on entry.
  • The power plug and socket types used in Myanmar are of type C, D, F, and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Myanmar's climate is tropical monsoon. It has a considerable amount of sun and a high rate of rainfall. The annual average temperature ranges from 22°C to 27°C throughout the year.
  • Myanmar observes Myanmar Time all year and there is no Daylight Saving Time. Myanmar Time is 6 hours 30 minutes ahead of the GMT.
  • The vaccines to be taken before visiting Myanmar are hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR), chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia, and influenza.
  • The top tourist centers in Myanmar include The Elegant Shwedagon pagoda, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake, and Golden Rock Pagoda.
  • The airlines operating in Myanmar include Air KBZ, Asian Wings, Golden Myanmar Airlines, Mann Yadanarpon Airways, Myanmar Airways International (MAI), Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) and Yangon Airways.
  • Airlines that fly from Thailand to Myanmar are Thai Airways and IndiGo.
  • The time difference between Myanmar and Thailand is just an hour. Thailand is ahead of Myanmar.
  • The total flight duration from Thailand to Myanmar is 1 hour 38 minutes while the distance is 856 Km.

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I wish to spend more than 14 days in Myanmar?

To spend more than 14 days in Laos, then you will re-apply for a proper visa like a business or transit visa.

Is Myanmar safe to visit?

Myanmar is a safe country to visit. Although, there are some areas that are out of bounds due to civil war.

What are the kinds of credit cards used in Myanmar?

Visa and Mastercards are the main credit cards that are generally accepted in Myanmar.

When is the best time to visit Myanmar?

The best time to visit Myanmar is from November to February. This is the period when it is not too hot to walk around due to the cool breeze that blows in.