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

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia may enter Myanmar by commercial flights at Yangon International Airport and other international airports designated by the Department of Civil Aviation, including land border crossings, subject to the following conditions of the Ministry of Health of Myanmar:
- possession of a certificate of full vaccination (at least 14 days before arrival in Myanmar) as well as certificate of negative RTD test on COVID-19, not older than 48 hours (if fully vaccinated) and negative RT-PCR test on COVID-19, not older than 48 hours before arrival in Myanmar (if they are not or incompletely vaccinated);
- presentation of the above certificates (in English) to the crew of the air carrier before boarding the aircraft traveling to Myanmar and the competent medical staff, upon arrival in Myanmar;
- possession of COVID-19 health insurance, issued by "Myanma Insurance" (information is available on the website: www.mminsurance.gov.mm);
- presentation of a "health declaration" (in English) to Myanmar's medical staff at the airport;
Upon arrival at Yangon Airport and other international airports in Myanmar, passengers are subjected to an RTD test on COVID-19 (charged about 8 USD at the expense of passengers), whose result is obtained within about an hour.
If the test result is negative, they can leave the airport - otherwise they will be placed in a quarantine center or hotel (charged at the expense of passengers), which is determined by the Ministry of Health of Myanmar.
If foreign passengers do not have a full vaccination certificate or a certificate of RT-PCR test on COVID-19, they are placed in quarantine (charged at the expense of passengers) and tested on the third day (at the expense of passengers) after which, if the results are negative, may reside in Myanmar.
Foreigners are not allowed to transit through Myanmar.
For more detailed information on the conditions of entry and stay in Myanmar, it is recommended that travelers, before the planned trip, contact the Embassy of Myanmar in Belgrade (tel. 011 3617 165; 011 369 114; email: myanbel@orion.rs).

 

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)