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Published on Wednesday, 07 November 2012 19:24
An area in Yangon International Airport where visas on arrival are issued (Photo - Than Zaw Tun/EMG)
Mandalay International Airport has launched visa on arrival service on November 1, but only for business travellers.
Currently, three kinds of visas are allowed to be given on arrival. They are Business Visa which costsUS$ 50 and allows70 days for attending meetings, Entry Visa costing US$40 and allowing 28 days, and Transit Visa costing US$ 20 and allowing 24 hours.
Than Winn, Deputy Director of Mandalay International Airport, said that, previously, only Yangon International Airport that provided the visa on arrival service. The Yangon International Airport launched the service on June 1.
“We now provide the same service offered by the Yangon International Airport,” Than Winn said.
Visa on arrival scheme is available for nationals from Asean countries, China, India, Japan, Korea, Australia, Denmark, French, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom and the United States.