Permanent residency granted to 547 foreigners in over four years

Myanmar has granted permanent residency to 547 of 614 foreign applicants over the past four years since January 29, 2015 when PR was launched, according to sources released by the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population on September 4. PR for foreigners in Myanmar is divided into four categories—professional, investor, old Myanmar citizen and mixed-race. […]

Permanent Residency Judgement Awaits

A conference to examine and judge the applications for permanent residency (PR) has been concluded and all applications submitted thus far have been analysed and submitted to the president to be approved, an assistant director at the Ministry of Immigration told Myanmar Business Today. Applications mostly came from former Myanmar citizens, those married to Myanmar […]

Permanent Residency Applications Open

Applications for the Permanent Residency (PR) have begun, starting on December 29, a senior official form the Ministry of Immigration and Population told reporters at a briefing. On the first day of application collection, 96 people applied for permanent residency, most of whom are ethnically Myanmar, but citizens of other countries. Two committees, a central […]

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 […]