Myanmar (Burma) (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 20 September, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Banned
Testing: Will undergo a temperature check and required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: 7 days quarantine in a government facility and complete a further 7 days of self-isolation at home

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Delivery/Takeout only
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 30.08.2021
1. Until 30 September 2021, flights to Myanmar are suspended.
– This does not apply to medevac flights.
2. Passengers must have an approval from Ministry of Foreign Affairs Myanmar.
– This does not apply to nationals of Myanmar.
3. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure.
– This does not apply to nationals of Myanmar.
4. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 10 days.
5. Airline crew are subject to quarantine until their next flight.
6. Suspension of all visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

During the period, the entry of all travelers, the issuance of all types of visas and visa exemption services will be suspended.

Foreign nationals, including diplomats and United Nations officials, who wish to travel to Myanmar by relief or special flights due to urgent official missions or compelling reasons, are asked to contact Myanmar mission for possible exception to certain visa restrictions, the statement said.
 

Lockdown Details

Restaurants have now been told to close or only offer take away or delivery. Some shopping centres require customers to register their details upon entry. You must wear a face mask in all public places.

As a result of the recent military coup in Myanmar, COVID-19 restrictions and policies may change without notice. Many restrictions and policies that existed before the coup have not been formally rescinded. Following the spike in covid cases from June 2021, a number of areas have been placed under ‘stay at home’ orders across Yangon as well as other parts of Myanmar. You are advised to follow local media for updates.
 

Sources

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/myanmar/entry-requirements
Data Source: covidcontrols.co