Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) passport holders have been granted visa-free access to Myanmar, Ministry of Immigration and Population announced.
Myanmar government expanded visafree offers to Hong Kong and Macau tourists, on top of the current offer to tourists from Japan and South Korea in order to attract more Asian tourism. Under the new visa rules, MSAR passport holders can visit Myanmar without making any prior visa arrangements. No pre-arranged approval is needed and they will apply for and be instantly granted a visa on arrival. MSAR passport holders can now enter Myanmar for tourism purposes through Yangon International Airport, Mandalay International Airport, Nay Pyi Taw International Airport, Yangon International seaport, MyanmarThailand land border checkpoints and Myanmar-India land border checkpoints for a maximum stay of 30 days, the bureau said.
This new measure is an enhancement of the visa-on-arrival privilege granted by Myanmar, and is come into use on a trial basis for one year starting from October 1.
A total of 138 countries and regions have agreed to grant visa-free access or visaon-arrival to MSAR passport holders.