Announcement on Extension of the Precautionary Restriction Measures Relating to Control of the COVID- 19

Pandemic until 15 June 2020
1. With a view to the further strengthening of measures to con-
tain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has
issued the following announcements regarding temporary
entry re-strictions for visitors from all countries. All those
restrictions were extended until 31 May 2020 by the Ministry’s
announcement dated 15 May 2020.

(a) Announcement dated 15 March 2020 regarding precau-
tionary measures for all travellers visiting Myanmar;

(b) Announcement dated 20 March 2020 regarding addi-
tional precautionary measures for travellers visiting
Myanmar and temporary suspension of issuance of
visa on Arrival and e-visa;

(c) Announcement dated 24 March 2020 regarding addi-
tional precautionary measures for travellers from all
countries visiting Myanmar;
(d) Announcement dated 28 March 2020 regarding tempo-
rary suspension of all types of visas (including social
visit visas) and visa exemption services.

2. In order to continue its effective response measures to protect
the population of the country from the risks of importation and
spread of the COVID-19, the Government of the Republic of
the Union of Myanmar has decided to extend the afore-men-
tioned entry re-striction measures until 15 June 2020.

3. In case of urgent official missions or compelling reasons,
foreign nationals, including diplomats and United Nations
officials, who wish to travel to Myanmar by available relief or
special flights, may contact the nearest Myanmar Mission for
possible exception with regard to certain visa restrictions.
However, all visitors must abide by existing directives issued by
the Ministry of Health and Sports relating to the prevention and
control of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Source : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Nay Pyi Taw
Dated. 1 June 2020

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