Tourist visa-on-arrival no longer issued by Myanmar immigration

Malaysian tourists heading to Myanmar must obtain a visa before travelling out of the country as the policy of visas-on-arrival has been discontinued. Speaking to FMT, a visa officer attached to the Myanmar embassy in Malaysia said Myanmar suspended the policy of visas-on-arrival for all tourists from all countries “a few months ago” and that […]

Myanmar migrant workers to get 5-year Malaysian work visas

The Malaysian government has agreed to issue five-year work permits to Myanmar migrant workers beginning on March 1, the Myanmar embassy in Malaysia announced on February 29. Undocumented migrant workers in Malaysia will be divided in three groups for the visa-issuing process. The first group, A-1, is for those who had temporary work permits that […]

Foreign workers in Myanmar should get business visa

Immigration is one of the primary concerns for foreigners planning to work in Myanmar. Many who work in the country for short periods obtain a tourist visa rather than a business visa when entering the country. The reason is simple — it’s much easier and less time-consuming than applying for a business visa. But in […]