Myanmar’s Population Growing by 34,000 per Month

From April to October this year, Myanmar’s population grew by 237,975, according to official statistics from the Ministry of Immigration and Population, first reported in the Global New Light of Myanmar. This amounts to a projected population increase of 407,957 per year. This growth rate is lower than the world average, estimated by the World […]

Blacklist not eligible for Permanent Residency in Myanmar

People who are on Myanmar’s blacklist and Myanmar nationals who took up citizenship abroad will not be eligible to apply for Permanent Residency in Myanmar, General U Maung Maung Than, director-general of the Department of Immigration and National Registration told Mizzima December 3. “The relevant ministry, in cooperation with experts, will scrutinise applications for Permanent […]

‘Permanent’ Residence for Former Citizens, Foreigners to Start Next Month

YANGON — A “permanent” residency system of sorts will be introduced in Myanmar in the next month, according to a senior official with the Ministry of Immigration and Population. The official, who asked not to be named, says that the long-term residency program will commence on Dec. 5, with successful applications to be granted an […]

Ooredoo and Telenor play down impact of lower Myanmar population

Myanmar’s population is almost nine million, or 15 per cent, lower than previously estimated, according to the latest government figures released on Saturday. The country’s Ministry of Immigration and Population’s provisional census data indicate a population of 51.4 million people – not 60-61 million. The national census was the first since 1983. The final census […]

Myanmar Ministry of Immigration & Population to invite Business Plan for Online Travel Visa Application System; Tender Closing Date: July 16, 2014

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. The Government of the Union of Republic of Myanmar Ministry of Immigration and Population (MIP) Invitation to submit Business Proposal for implementation of E Visa Application System 1. The online travel visa application system proposed must be convenient, […]

Ministry Calls Tender to Implement E-Visa System

The Ministry of Immigration and Population (MIP) will let local company’s vie for the implementation rights to Myanmar’s electronic visa application system (E-Visa), which aims to manage the increased inflow of tourists and businesspeople seeking entry into the country. Details about the criteria companies have to fulfill to meet the government’s prerequisites for the role […]

Myanmar calls on stake holders to cooperate in census

Myanmar has called for all stake holders to cooperate in taking first nationwide census in three decades in 2014 for working out national development plan. Minister of Immigration and Population U Khin Yi spoke out to the media that the 12-day census taking, using a work force of 120, 000, will be carried out from […]