Introduction

The information on visa requirements and border crossings was provided by the six Greater Mekong Subregion countries. This information is subject to change according to the visa regulations in each country. Please DO NOT rely on these pages for up-to-date and accurate visa and border information. Always check with the relevant authorities for each destination.

Definitions and Codes
Visa on arrival – An official document issued by the immigration checkpoint at the time of arrival for visitors holding passports with a validity of a minimum of 6 month (usually two pictures are required).

YES – Visa on arrival

PAV – Pre-arranged visa (for China, Myanmar and Viet Nam)

Visa can be delivered when entering the country ONLY IF it was arranged before departure with a relevant authority, and ususally ONLY if sponsored by a local organisation, see details in each country information table.

NO – Visa has to be obtained at the Embassy prior to arrival.

Visa & Border Crossings Information by Country: