VISA REGIME

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days (in force since 16 October 2019).

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa required.
 

Note:

Visa is required for the holder of an emergency travel document in transit.

 

ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

All foreigners, including citizens of the Republic of Serbia, cannot enter Myanmar. All border crossings are closed and international commercial flights suspended.
Foreigners arriving to Myanmar on humanitarian or special flights, must have an appropriate visa, negative RT-PCR test on COVID-19 (not older than 72 hours) and official document/certificate of vaccination (provided that at least 14 days have passed from the date of full vaccination). Upon entering Myanmar, they are subject to a mandatory 7-day (if they are fully vaccinated) or 10-day (if they are not vaccinated or incompletely vaccinated) hotel quarantine.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia, holders of national passports, need a visa (tourist or business), which can be obtained at the Embassy of Myanmar in Belgrade, or by applying through the online system http://evisa.moip.gov.mm.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

No social security agreement has been concluded.
 

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

HEALTH SITUATION – The level of health services in public hospitals is quite low compared to the  private health facilities/hospitals where prices are very high. Health insurance is not mandatory, but it is recommended. There are many cases of malaria and dengue fever in the peripheral parts of Yangon and some rural parts of the country.

Only bottled drinking water should be used for drinking, and food and beverages sold on the street or small restaurants should be avoided.

SECURITY SITUATION – A military coup was carried out in Myanmar on 1 February 2021, and a state of emergency was imposed, which will last one year.

In this regard, for now, there is no official information about the regime for the entry of foreigners into Myanmar.

Until 28 February 2021, all international commercial flights, except humanitarian ones, were suspended.

 

TRANSPORT - International airports are located in Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyidaw.

For latest information about the land border crossings, go to the website of the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population: http://www.mip.gov.mm/announcements-in-english/.

Foreigners need an international driver's license to drive a motor vehicle in Myanmar.

OTHER INFORMATION – Hotel costs can be paid by credit cards (Visa and Mastercard), cash in local currency (Kyat) or foreign currency (US dollar is the dominant foreign currency). The cost of food and beverages in restaurants, and shopping in shopping centres is paid in local currency.

 

Contact information

For consular assistance and protection while in Myanmar, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Yangon (address: 114-AInyaRoad, Kamayut Township, Yangon), at the following number: 00 01 51 52 82 and 00 01 51 52 83 or e-mail address: serbemb@yangon.net.mm

 

(Last updated on Sunday, 7 February 2021)