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Visa for Myramar

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Visa for Myramar

Want to go to Myramar from Chang Mai. Can one get a visa here in Chang Mai?

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1. Re: Visa for Myramar

No you have to get your visa in Bangkok or arrange for a Visa on Arrival through the tour operator organzing your trip to Myanmar.

That said ... there are some travel agencies in Chiang Mai that provide visa services through the Myanmar Embassy in BKK, but they will need your passport for a day or two to send to Bangkok.

Edited: 18 November 2013, 03:39
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2. Re: Visa for Myramar

Thanks for your response. Any idea how I would find these agencies? I have been trying to do some Internet searches, but I am not feeling confident. Cheers, Colin.

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3. Re: Visa for Myramar

I ran across a couple on the old city earlier this year, but to be honest can't really remember details. It might be easiest to have your Myanmar tour operator do a VOA authorization, I was just there and the VOA process in Mandalay was quick & easy.

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There's a lot of mixed information regarding VOA fror Myanmar, if you go over to the Myanmar forum you'll get the latest info but we've just come back and were told VOA is no longer possible so we got ours at the Bangok Embassy

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5. Re: Visa for Myramar

A VOA is possible, but has to be arranged in advance through a tour operator. I just did it a couple of weeks ago flying to Mandalay.

In the strictest interpretation of the words it is not really a true VOA, but rather a pre-authorized visa that is stamped in your passport upon arrival. But everyone involved in the process (tour ops, sign on the office door, the immigration staff at the airport, etc) call it a VOA.

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