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E-Visa for Laos

Online application allows you to obtain electronic visas to visit Laos. Using this convenient form, you can avoid long queues at the embassy or consulate and speed up the visa application process.

More than 160 countries have the opportunity to apply for an e-visa to enter Laos from July 2019. The application requires basic information about the applicant, passport and intended travel; the form usually takes a few minutes to complete.

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Number of entrances


Period of stay:

30 days

How long after issuance can you enter

within 60 days

Processing time

from 3 business days

Follow the Laos visa policy and apply at least one week before your trip to make sure your e-visa is approved in time. Once approved, your Laos e-visa will be emailed to you. Please print a copy of the e-visa and present it at the border control when entering Laos.

Border guards may also request additional documents from the e-visa holder upon arrival, such as proof of financial solvency to pay for the stay.

If an e-visa is not available to you, or if you plan to visit Laos for purposes other than tourism or intend to stay for an extended period of time, you should apply for a consular visa at a diplomatic mission.

Do I need an e-visa to Laos?

Citizens of the following countries can obtain an e-visa to Laos:

Albania, Andorra, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Comoros, Costa Rica, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macao, Madagascar, Malawi, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Cyprus, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Africa., South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, the Federated States of Micronesia, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen

With an e-visa, you can enter Laos through the following checkpoints:

  1. Vattay International Airport
  2. Laos-Thailand Friendship Bridge I
  3. Luang Prabang International Airport
  4. Laos-Thailand Friendship Bridge II
  5. Pakse International Airport
  6. Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge IV
  7. Boten International Checkpoint
  8. Boten Railway Station

What documents do I need to get an e-visa to Laos?

Travel passport

valid for at least 6 months after the expected date of arrival


4x6 cm (taken not earlier than 6 months ago)

Hotel contact details

where you're going to stay

Usually the processing time for e-visa is 3 working days after submission of the application and payment of the visa fee, provided that all the data provided by the applicants meet the criteria and are accepted by the Lao government authorities. Otherwise, the processing time may be delayed.

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Frequently asked questions

What is the validity period of an e-visa to Laos?

An e-visa is valid for 60 days from the date of issuance. You can enter Laos with it during this period.

How long can I stay in Laos with an e-visa?

You can stay in Laos on an e-visa for 30 days.

How many times can I enter Laos on an e-visa?

The e-visa is a single-entry visa.

My passport is expiring, can I get an e-visa to Laos?

All entrants to Laos are required to have a passport valid for more than 180 days from the date of arrival. If your passport is valid for less than 180 days, you must apply for a new passport before you can apply for an e-visa.

Why choose

We will process the visa application for you
We'll take care of the administrative formalities
We will send your issued visa and documents to you by registered mail
We are always available to answer any questions by phone (Mon-Fri)

Have questions about your visa application?

Send us your question and our manager will call you back promptly
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