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Burmese flag Embassy of Burma (Myanmar) in Bangkok

Address132 Sathorn Nua Road
Bangkok 10500
Thailand
Phonelocal: (02) 233.2237
international: +66.2.233.2237
Faxlocal: (02) 236.6896
international: +66.2.236.6896

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John Lui
Tue, 7 Jan 2014 22:14 EST
Visa on arrival
I want to know about the visa-on-arrival to Mysnmar. Does it mean we can get a visa when we land Yagon? Which nationalities can apply? I was refused by the airline staff at BKK airport. They say I must have a visa in advance.
Migs Nazam
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 15:02 EDT
Asean Nationals
Good day.
I only have 1 important query for your good embassy,

For us who are citizen or locals of ASEAN countries who are also backpackers,
Can we also enter the 4 borders without using BURMESE visa over land?
We wish to know the details because we will not be at the border for visa run purposes and it would be our first time to try it over land.
Thank you and have a wonderful day ahead.
WALTER E KURTZ CEO FAREASTIMPORTS
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 16:47 EDT
NEWSFLASH-ALL BURMA BORDER BRIDGES OPEN TO FOREIGNERS WITH VISEAS OVERLAND TRAVEL AFTER 08-29-13
BURMA BORDER BRIDGES OPEN 08-29-13

The Tachileik-Mae Sai border crossing between Burma and Thailand. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy)
RANGOON — As of Wednesday, foreign visitors with Burmese visas are allowed to enter and leave Burma overland through four gates along its eastern border with Thailand.
Officials and ethnic representatives said the decision would boost the tourism industry and facilitate foreign investment in ethnic areas and the rest of Burma.
The decision to open up international road travel ends decades-long restrictions introduced by Burma’s previous military government, which was wary of foreign visitors and wanted to limit access to the conflict-ridden ethnic areas along the border.
Foreign nationals can now enter and exit Burma at Tachileik-Mae Sai and Myawaddy-Mae Sot border gates, at the recently-opened crossing Htee Khee-Sunaron and through the Kawthaung-Ranong gate, located at Burma’s most southern point, the Ministry of Immigration and Population announced on Tuesday.
Travelers passing through these gates are allowed to leave via international airports in Rangoon, Naypyidaw and Mandalay, the ministry said, adding that visa on arrival is not available at the border gates.
Minister of Hotels and Tourism Htay Aung reportedly attended an official ceremony at Myawaddy-Mae Sot border crossing on Wednesday to mark its opening for foreign visitors.
The decision is the result of a bilateral agreement between the Burmese and Thai governments, the Tourism Ministry said. Prior to the agreement, visitors were only allowed to travel to Burma by air. One-day visits were possible at three gates, while foreigners could also gain permission to travel for one week in Burma’s Shan State, if they stayed in the vicinity of Tachileik.
Hla Maung Shwe, a presidential advisor at the government-affiliated Myanmar Peace Center, said the decision was made possible by the progress in Burma’s peace process.
“This opening of the border crossings is the fruit of the peace process that we are working on in our country,” he told The Irrawaddy. “Those who enter the country through these gates, they can go out again at any other gate. There are no restrictions,” he said, adding that the move would help boost tourist visits to areas that were hard to reach before and support local livelihoods in ethnic regions.
More than a dozen armed ethnic groups have been fighting decades-long rebellions against Burma’s central government in the mountainous, forested border regions, in order to gain political autonomy and respect for basic human rights.
President Thein Sein’s nominally-civilian, reformist government has reached ceasefire agreements with most groups in the past year and peace talks are ongoing.
Karen, Karenni, Mon and Shan groups in ethnic areas along Burma’s eastern border with Thailand were left impoverished by conflict and isolation. Some ethnic leaders and businesses there said they hoped their region would now benefit economically from an increase in overland tourist and business travelers.
New Mon State Party executive committee member Nai Tala Nyi said the opening of the Myawaddy-Mae Sot crossing to international visitors could boost tourist business in the Mon State capital Moulmein, which is located on one the main roads leading to Rangoon from the border gate.
“It is good for all people that they can travel from the border to here [Moulmein]. I hope it will have good impact for the local people,” he said.
“I feel our Mon people will get similar benefits to the Thai people, who gain good income from tourism industry, if more visitors come to our Mon State,” said Kaung Sein, managing director at Mon Thanakorn Company.
The relaxing of overland travel restrictions would also help the growing number of Thai firms coming to Burma, according to Kaung Sein, whose Moulmein-based firm assists Thai businesses looking to invest in the Daiwei deep-sea port and industrial zone in Mon State.
“As the border opens, there will be more foreign investment,” he said, Then, our migrants workers who are in Thailand, they can come back to work in their own land.”

BANGKOK BURMA VISAS

ADDRESS 132 Sathorn Nua Road
Bangkok 10500
Thailand
PHONE LOCAL: (02) 233.2237
INTERNATIONAL: +66.2.233.2237
FAX LOCAL: (02) 236.6896
INTERNATIONAL: +66.2.236.6896
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Tue, 16 Apr 2013 02:26 EDT
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ko lin
Thu, 25 Oct 2012 04:25 EDT
migrant worker's temporary passport in BKK
Dear counsellor,
most of Burmese migrant workers faced extra paid and unfair things with employeer and with agent.Please recommend and advise to solve this situation.
Thanks
k lin
Dr Muhammad ahsin saddique
Mon, 30 Jul 2012 17:16 EDT
Need peace in Burma
Respectable authorities of Burma
i have request to stop Genoside of Muslims in Burma. It will isolate Burma from rest of Muslim world. This conflict can be a cause of economy collopase, instability in region and in country.
Thanks
Reeta
Tue, 29 May 2012 01:10 EDT
want to applied Burma tourist visa for 25 days
Please can you assist me, i need visa for 25 days for my mum she want to visit burma we are from Nepal,Can you tell me how long it takes to obtain the visa?. i have call u and mail u but no reply from your Embassy, please contact me asap in rt_mara@yahoo.com /rt_mara@hotmail.com or do you have any contact No: please let me know Asap.

I Look forward to hearing from you soon.
Thank you for your helping.

Best regard
Reeta Pradhan shrestha
Sophie Barry
Wed, 22 Feb 2012 01:27 EST
Visa for Burma
Hi i want to apply for a visa for Burma. I arrive in Bangkok on Monday march 26 and could apply March 27. Can you tell me how long it takes to obtain the visa? I want to sat in the country for 14 days. Could you alos tell me when the embassy would be closed in April.
Thanks for your help in advance.
David Higgins
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 21:42 EDT
Do I need a Visa
Hello,

i am english and my girlfriend is Thai.We want to come to Yangdon or Mae Hong Son. Do I need a Visa? Does my firend need a visa? We only there for 1 or 2 days. Maybe look at business things. Also some tourism.
michael
Tue, 5 Apr 2011 20:23 EDT
please help
hello, i received two text messages early in the morning saying "urgent! i cannot call out. please help!" i tried to call the person back. they don't speak english or thai. i find out that they speak burmese. can someone who speaks burmese please call to make sure this woman is okay? her #- 085-117-1098. thank you for your helping.

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