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Laos visa

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A visa is required for this destination.

Currently eVisa is available at 5 ports in Laos namely: - Wattay International Airport (Vientiane Capital) - Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge I (Vientiane Capital) - Luang Prabang International Airport (Luang Prabang Province) - Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge II (Savanakhet Province) - Pakse International Airport (Champasack Province)

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic E-visa issuarance has been suspended until further notice.

Fill out Laos Tourist E-visa application form online

and provide digital copies of the following documents:
COVID-19 / Health Insurance for travel to Laos
  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 3 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 3 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Business Support Letter. A support letter from the sending company which introduces the applicant, states the nature of the trip, and specifies the type and desired validity of the visa. The sample format for this letter can be found here.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information

    Laos Tourist E-visa fees for citizens of United States of America

    Type of visaValidity
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Processing
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    Embassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
    Single entry (30 days stay)
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 60 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    3 business days
    Embassy fee:$52.00
    Service fee:$59.00
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$111.00
    $111.00
    Single entry (30 days stay)
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 60 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    7-10 business days
    Embassy fee:$50.00
    Service fee:$99.00
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$149.00
    $149.00
    Single entry (30 days stay)
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 60 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    3 business days
    Embassy fee:$70.00
    Service fee:$159.00
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$229.00
    $229.00
    Single entry (30 days stay)
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 60 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    7-10 business days
    Embassy fee:$50.00
    Service fee:$209.00
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$259.00
    $259.00
    Single entry (30 days stay)
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 60 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    3 business days
    Embassy fee:$70.00
    Service fee:$209.00
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$279.00
    $279.00
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    Laos COVID-19 travel restrictions

    • Entry is closed
      Laos remains closed for travelers, while some domestic restrictions have been lifted. Some travelers are permitted for urgent and essential reasons only: Exceptions are in place for essential travel reasons such as:

      work, training, studies, family reunification, to receive medical services, transit, accompanying a minor, return to one’s permanent place of residence, attending a funeral.
      Prior to arrival restrictions
      Valid passport. Valid national passport with at least 6 month remaining validity after the date of departure.
      Valid visa. Please see the instructions above if you need visa and apply.
      Passengers must have a Negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
      A completed Health form must be presented.
      Upon arrival restrictions
      🏠Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.
      😷Masks are required in public spaces and transport.
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    All passports are
    covered for up to
    500

    We take our job seriously. All passports that are submitted to VisaHQ for processing are covered for up to $500 against any loss or damage. If you choose FedEx when applying online, we will even cover your passport in transit to us and from us to you.

    Your peace of mind is our greatest reward

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    Frequently Asked Questions about Laos visa

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