Additional Precautionary Restrictions for travellers visiting Myanmar To Prevent Spread of COVID-19

1. With a view to preventing importation and spread of COVID-19, the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is obliged to take additional precautionary measures to control and limit the risk that travellers from countries with very high numbers of cases may pose to the populations in Myanmar.

2. The following additional temporary restrictive measures will take effect starting from 21 March 2020, 0000 hours at the port of departure:-

2.1 Temporary restrictive measures on additional countries with very high numbers of cases
All incoming travellers including Myanmar nationals arriving from or having visited USA, Switzerland, UK, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Norway, Sweden and Denmark in the past 14 days shall be subject to 14-day facility quarantine on their arrival in Myanmar. As for diplomats accredited to Myanmar and resident United Nations officials, they will be encouraged to take home quarantine for 14 days on their arrival in Myanmar. All are required to present Medical Certificate issued by a medical facility recognized by the health authorities of the respective states, of having no symptoms of acute respiratory illness (fever and cough or shortness of breath), before boarding any airline destined to Myanmar.
2.2 Temporary Suspension of Visa on Arrival and e-visa
The Myanmar Government temporarily suspends issuance of Visa on Arrival
(VOA) and e-visa for all countries until 30 April 2020.
However, diplomats accredited to Myanmar, the resident UN officials and any foreign national who intends to travel to Myanmar on compelling reason or on important official mission may contact nearest Myanmar Missions for necessary entry visa or for ease of the quarantine procedure.

4. The earlier precautionary measures issued on 15 March 2020 shall also remain in force until further notice. The updated list of additional quarantine measures for international travellers and Myanmar citizens is attached here with.

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Source: The Global News Light of Myanmar

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