Travel restrictions due to COVID-19: Myanmar –

This article was written on June 24, 2022 and contains accurate information. However, we highly recommend that you check the latest travel requirements before booking your trip as covid rules are constantly updated.

Can I enter Myanmar?

As of 17 April 2022, Myanmar has reopened its borders and you can therefore enter the country. However, due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19, some restrictions still apply.

Keep in mind that all arriving foreigners must complete the ahdeath declaration form obtain permission to enter Myanmar.

Can I enter Myanmar if I am vaccinated?

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You can enter Myanmar if you are vaccinated; in fact, only fully vaccinated travelers are allowed into the country. You are considered fully vaccinated if you have received the last dose of your full vaccination course at least 14 days prior to arrival in Myanmar.

As of April 2022, the following vaccines have been approved in Myanmar:

  • pfizer
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Sputnik Light
  • Kovaxin
  • Sinopharm
  • CrownWack

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • Certificate confirming your vaccination status

Can I enter Myanmar if I am not vaccinated?

Currently, unvaccinated travelers are banned from entering Myanmar.

Can I leave Myanmar?

Both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers can leave Myanmar.

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • Document confirming vaccination status

Also, please check in advance for testing requirements in your country of destination.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

  • Certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (not older than 180 days before the day of crossing the border of a particular country)
  • Negative test result for COVID-19 (the relevant period and type of test may vary, please refer to the requirements of the country of destination)

Current COVID-19 situation in Myanmar

On April 17, 2022, Myanmar reopened its borders for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The situation with COVID-19 is now relatively stable.

Frequently asked Questions

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Is it safe to travel to Myanmar right now?

It is now safe to travel to Myanmar as long as you comply with the following local regulations regarding COVID-19:

  • Wearing a mask is mandatory
  • Social distancing expected
  • Most restaurants and other establishments are partially open as they are still in the process of opening.

Is Naypyidaw open for travel?

The capital of Myanmar is open to tourists. Please note that the current restrictions are the same as in the rest of the country.

Do I have to quarantine if I go to Myanmar?

All foreign travelers must do the following upon arrival in Myanmar:

  • Complete a seven-day self-isolation period
  • Do two PCR tests during self-isolation

Keep in mind that if you have a business visa, you can:

  • Get tested for COVID-19 upon arrival
  • Self-isolation
  • Leave self-isolation immediately after confirming a negative test result (usually takes about 24 hours).

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