Restricted areas for foreigners and tourists in Myanmar

The following areas have travel restrictions that foreigners and tourists need to be aware of. You may need to get approval from the Ministry of Home Affairs &/or Ministry of Tourism before you can travel there.

 

Kachin State

 

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

 

  • Putao Township
  • Machanbaw Township
  • Mansi Township
  • Momauk Township
  • LwegeSub- Township
  • Dotphoneyan Sub- Township
  • Waingmaw Township
  • Hsadone Sub- Township
  • Kanpaikti Sub- Township

 

Areas needed permission

 

  • Naungmoon Township
  • Pannandin Sub- Township
  • Khaunglanphoo Township
  • Sumprabum Township
  • Phakant Township
  • Kamine Sub-Township
  • Tanaing Township
  • Shinbwayyan Sub-Township
  • Ingyanyan Township
  • Chiphwe Township
  • Panwa Sub-Township
  • Hsotlaw Township

 

Kayah State

 

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

 

  • Dimawso Township
  • PhrusoTownship

 

Areas needed permission

 

  • Shardaw Township
  • Parsaung Township
  • Bawlakhe Township
  • Ywarthit Sub-Township
  • Meisi Township

 

 

Kayin State

 

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

 

  • Kawkareik Township
  • Kyondoe Sub- Township
  • Hlaingbwe Township
  • Paingkyon Sub- Township
  • Shan Ywathit Sub-Township
  • Thandaunggyi Township
  • Leiktho Sub- Township
  • BawgaLi Sub- Township

 

 

Areas needed permission

 

  • Kyarinseikkyi Township
  • Payarthonezu Sub- Township
  • Kyaidon Sub- Township
  • Pharpon Township
  • Kamamaung Sub- Township

 

Chin State

 

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

 

  • Tedim Township
  • Tonzaung Township
  • Cikha Sub- Township
  • Falam Township
  • Rihkhuadal Sub- Township
  • Thantlang Township
  • Haka Township

 

Areas needed permission

 

  • Paletwa Township
  • Sami Sub-Township
  • Matupi Township
  • Reazu Sub-Township

 

Sagaing Region

 

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

 

  • Hkamti Township
  • Nanyun Township
  • Pansaung Sub- Township
  • Donhee Sub- Township
  • Lahe Township
  • Htanparkway Sub- Township
  • Leshi Township
  • Mobaingluk Sub- Township
  • Homalin Township
  • Phaungpyin Township
  • Mawlaik Township
  • Tanintharyi Region

 

Areas needed permission

 

  • Bokepyin Township
  • Pyigyimandaing Sub- Township
  • Karathuri Sub- Township
  • Kyunsu Township

 

Mandalay Region

 

Areas needed permission

 

  • Mogok Township

 

Rakhine State

 

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

 

  • Maungtaw Township
  • Taungpyoletwe Township
  • Buthidaung Township

 

Yangon Region

 

Areas needed permission

 

  • Cocogyun Township

 

Shan State

 

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

 

  • Kunlon Township
  • Kyaukme Township
  • Minengaw Sub- Township
  • Minelon Sub- Township
  • Namtu Township
  • Naungkhio Township
  • Mabane Township
  • Momeik Township
  • Hsipaw Township
  • Kengtung Township
  • Minekat Township
  • Mineyan Township
  • Minepauk Sub- Township
  • Minelar Township
  • Phekon Township
  • Minesat Township
  • Minekoke Sub- Township
  • Minepyin (Mong Ping) Township
  • Tontar Sub- Township
  • Minetung Township
  • Ponparkyin Sub- Township
  • Monehta Sub- Township
  • Minephyat Township
  • Mineyaung Township
  • Mineyu Sub- Township
  • Tantyan Township
  • Mineye Township
  • Theinni Township
  • Laukine Township
  • Chinshwehaw Sub- Township
  • Kunhing Township
  • Karli Sub- Township
  • Nanhsam Township
  • Kholan Sub- Township
  • Lechar Township
  • Loilem Township
  • Panglong Sub- Township
  • Hopan Township
  • Namtik Sub- Township
  • Panlon Sub- Township

 

Areas needed permission

 

  • Namsan Township
  • Manton Township
  • Mone
  • Kengtaung Sub- Township
  • Minepan Township
  • Maukme Township
  • Linkhe Township
  • Homane Sub- Township
  • Kongyan Township
  • Mawhtike Sub- Township
  • Kehsi Township
  • Minenaung Sub- Township
  • Mongkai Township
  • Mineshu Township
  • Minesan (Monsan) Sub- Township
  • Makman Township
  • Naphang Township
  • Panwine Township
  • Pansan (Pan Khan) Township
  • Mankan Sub- Township
  • Minemaw Township

 

Naypyitaw

 

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

 

  • Pyinmana Township
  • Tatkon Township
  • Lewe Township
  • Zabuthiri Township
  • Zeyarthiri Township
  • Dekkhinathiri Township
  • Pobbathiri Township
  • Ottarathiri Township