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.

Regarding Foreigners and Tourist travelling in the Country, Restricted Areas are as follow:

Kachin State

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

  1. Putao Township
  2. Machanbaw Township
  3. Mansi Township
  4. Momauk Township
  5. Waingmaw Township
Areas needed permission
  1. Naungmoon Township
  2. Khaunglanphoo Township
  3. Sumprabum Township
  4. Phakant Township
  5. Tanaing Township
  6. Ingyanyan Township
  7. Chiphwe Township
  8. Hsotlaw Township

Kayah State

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

  1. Dimawso Township
  2. PhrusoTownship
Areas needed permission
  1. Shardaw Township
  2. Parsaung Township
  3. Bawlakhe Township
  4. Meisi Township

Kayin State

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

  1. Kawkareik Township
  2. Kyondoe Town
  3. Hlaingbwe Township
  4. Paingkyon Town
  5. Shanywathit Town
  6. Thandaunggyi Township
  7. Leiktho Town
  8. Bawgali Town

Areas needed permission

  1. Kyarinseikkyi Township
  2. Payarthonezu Town
  3. Kyaidon Town
  4. Pharpon Township
  5. Kamamaung Town

Sagaing Division

Areas needed permission

  1. Nanyun Township

Tanintharyi Division

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

  1. Bokepyin Township
  2. Pyigyimandaing Town
  3. Karathuri Town
  4. Kyunsu Township

Bago Region

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

  1. Shwegyin Township

Mon State

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

  1. Bilin Township
  2. Thaton Town
  3. Ye Township

Areas needed permission

  1. Kyaikemaraw Township
  2. Thanbyuzayat Township

Shan State

Permitted in downtown but required permission in remote areas

  1. Yatsauk Township
  2. Loilin Township
  3. Panglong Town
  4. Namhsam Township
  5. Kholan Town
  6. Kunhing Township
  7. Karli Town
  8. Lechar Township
  9. Linkhe Township
  10. Mone Township
  11. Lashio Township
  12. Theinni Township
  13. Tantyan Township
  14. Kunlon Township
  15. Mineye Township
  16. Kyaukme Township
  17. Hsipaw Township
  18. Naung Hkio Township
  19. Namtu Township
  20. Namhsam Township
  21. Momeik Township
  22. Mabane Township
  23. Minesat Township
  24. Mine Tung Township
  25. Makman Township
Areas needed permission
  1. Kehsi Township
  2. Mongkai Township
  3. Mineshu Township
  4. Minepan Township
  5. Maukme Township
  6. Manton Township
  7. Laukine Township
  8. Kongyan Township
  9. Minelar (Special region – 4)
  10. Naphang (Special region – 2)
  11. Panwine (Special region – 2)
  12. Pansan (Special region – 2)
  13. Minemaw (Special region – 2)

 

If you need more info on the above please contact the Ministry of Hotels & Tourism at http://www.myanmartourism.org/