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"Myanmar": Entry and travel

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FDFA recommendations for travelling abroad

Travel responsibly and take time to plan and organise your trip. The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) recommends that you download the Travel Admin app, register, and enter your trips abroad before leaving for your holiday.

The FDFA Helpline is the single point of contact for enquiries about consular services.

Current situation

Myanmar has implemented various measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. We recommend to all Swiss nationals who are currently in Myanmar to follow the information, recommendations and measures of the Myanmar authorities.

Public gatherings are limited to 400 people. Health protocols, such as the requirement to wear facemasks in public, practice personal hygiene, and maintain physical distance are still in effect. 

A nationwide curfew is in place and varies on location. In Yangon and Naypyidaw, the curfew is from 00:00 to 04:00 am. In most other parts of Myanmar, the curfew is reportedly from 10:00 pm to 04:00 am.


Vaccination for Swiss citizens living abroad

Some COVID-19 vaccines are allowed to be used in Myanmar including CoronaVac, AstraZeneca, CoviShield, Pfizer BioNTech, Comirnaty, Janssen or Johnson&Johnson, Moderna, Sinopharm, Sputnik V and Covaxin.

In Yangon, some private hospitals offer COVID-19 vaccination programs by registration. Swiss citizens in Myanmar who wish to be vaccinated should contact the clinics directly for more information.

Hospital List: provided for information purposes only, without any guarantee.

Grand Hantha International Hospital,  No (3), Corner of Nar Nat Taw Street and Kyee Myin Daing Kan Nar Road, Kamaryut Township, Yangon. 
Phone - 01 231 7617, 01 523 000, 01 523 111

Pun Hlaing Hospitals - Vaccine Centre, Pun Hlaing Estate Avenue, Hlaing Tharyar Township, Yangon
Phone - 01 368 4323, 01 368 4325

Entry to Myanmar

International commercial flights to Myanmar have resumed.

Swiss nationals must apply for a visa to enter Myanmar. The online e-Visa system is available again for tourist and business visa applications in accordance with the Covid-19 rules and regulations of the Ministry of Health. Requirements are available at the Ministry’s website.

If you have any questions about visas or entry requirements, please contact the nearest Myanmar Embassy.

COVID-19 Tests

Testing  is available at most labs in Yangon. Please contact the lab in advance to confirm details. 

  • N Health: located at the Tourist Burma Building on the corner of Maha Bandula St. and Sule Paya St. (near Sule Pagoda).
    Telephone numbers: 01 230 3202 / 09 519 9122
  • Yangon Airport Molecular Lab: located on Pyay Road near the Htan Pin Gone bus stop and DHL Myanmar warehouse at the airport. (Google Maps).
    Telephone numbers: 094 4409 9941 / 094 4409 9942
  • Pun Hlaing Hospital: located on Pun Hlaing Estate Avenue, Hlaing Tharyar Township, as well as at Pun Hlaing Clinic Downtown Yangon, No. 14/A, Taw Win Street (Corner of Ambassador St and Taw Win St), Dagon Township.
    Telephone number: 099400 60222
  • Samitivej International Clinic: located at 9E/2 Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, Mayangone Township.
    Telephone numbers: 01 656 732 / 01 660 545 / 09 42427 4301

Information regarding the COVID-19 situation and travel advice

Ministry of Health and Sports for the situation in Myanmar.

Other relevant sources of information:

World Health Organization WHO

International Air Transport Association IATA

Infoline Coronavirus: +41 58 463 00 00