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Laos Tourist Visa - Laos visa requirements in 2024

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Laos eVisa

E-visa
Laos eVisa usually has short stay with a period of 30 days and visa expires in 60 days. Applicant is not required to be present when applying for visa and a total of 3 documents are required. Find Laos eVisa application & requirements.

Get Laos eVisa

  • Applicant can apply in 3 easy steps. Provide the application details and upload the necessary documents then review your application and pay the fee online. Then download the eVisa Approval Letter.
  • As soon as you arrive in Laos with the eVisa approval letter, Go to the Immigration area and enter the dedicated eVisa lane.
  • Present your passport and eVisa Approval Letter to the Immigration officer and get the final Immigration approval and enter Laos.
  • Applicant: not required
  • Max stay: 30 days
  • Visa validity: 60 days
  • Stay: short term

What are the visa requirements for Laos tourist visa?

3 documents required for Laos tourist visa

Visa Application Form

Complete application form online for Laos

Passport Photo

Photo must be no older than 6 months

Passport Copy

A clear scan copy of passport of applicant's country with the information pages that has signature. Provide the pages of your current passport showing your photo, personal details and passport issue and expiry dates. Must be valid for six months beyond the expiry date of the visa.
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โœจ Tips for Laos tourist visa

  • There are 22 ports of entry where foreign visitors from eligible countries will be able to obtain a visa on arrival to enter Laos.
  • These are the main border checkpoints in Laoslike International airports: Wattay International Airport in Vientiane Capital, Luang Prabang International Airport in Luang Prabang Province, Pakse International Airport in Champasak Province, Savannakhet International Airport in Savannakhet Province.
  • These are the land border checkpoints where it is possible to get a visa on arrival for Laos:
  • Through Thailand-Laos: Chiang Khong โ€“ Houixay, Chiang Rai to Bokeo Province,Nakaxeng โ€“ Kaenthao, Loei to Sayabouly Province, Houi Koln โ€“ Nam Ngeun, Nan to Sayabouly Province, Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge I, Nongkhai-Vientiane Capital, Tha Naleng train station in Vientiane, Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge II, Moukdahan-Savannakhet Province, Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge III, Nakorn Phanom-Khammouane Province, Chongmek โ€“ Vangtao, Ubol Ratchathani to Champasack Province.
  • Through Cambodia-Laos: Dong Calor โ€“ Veun Kham, Cambodia to Champasack Province.
  • Through Vietnam-Laos: Nameo โ€“ Banleui, Thanh Hoa to Huaphanh Province, Namkan โ€“ Namkan, Nge An to Xieng Khouang Province, Keoneua โ€“ Nampao (Lak Sao), Ha tinh to Bolikhamxay Province, Laobao โ€“ Dansavanh, Quang tri to Savannakhet Province.
  • Through China-Laos: Mohan โ€“ Botene, Yunnan to Luang Namtha Province.
  • There are 22 ports of entry where foreign visitors from eligible countries will be able to obtain a visa on arrival to enter Laos. These are the main border checkpoints in Laoslike International airports
  • Wattay International Airport in Vientiane Capital, Luang Prabang International Airport in Luang Prabang Province, Pakse International Airport in Champasak Province, Savannakhet International Airport in Savannakhet Province. These are the land border checkpoints where it is possible to get a visa on arrival for Laos
  • Through Thailand-Laos
  • Chiang Khong โ€“ Houixay, Chiang Rai to Bokeo Province,Nakaxeng โ€“ Kaenthao, Loei to Sayabouly Province, Houi Koln โ€“ Nam Ngeun, Nan to Sayabouly Province, Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge I, Nongkhai-Vientiane Capital, Tha Naleng train station in Vientiane, Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge II, Moukdahan-Savannakhet Province, Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge III, Nakorn Phanom-Khammouane Province, Chongmek โ€“ Vangtao, Ubol Ratchathani to Champasack Province. Through Cambodia-Laos
  • Dong Calor โ€“ Veun Kham, Cambodia to Champasack Province. Through Vietnam-Laos
  • Nameo โ€“ Banleui, Thanh Hoa to Huaphanh Province, Namkan โ€“ Namkan, Nge An to Xieng Khouang Province, Keoneua โ€“ Nampao (Lak Sao), Ha tinh to Bolikhamxay Province, Laobao โ€“ Dansavanh, Quang tri to Savannakhet Province. Through China-Laos
  • Mohan โ€“ Botene, Yunnan to Luang Namtha Province.

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Laos tourist visa details

Travelling to Laos? Get Laos visa requirements and application. Laos offers 4 types of visas to tourists. Citizens of 15 countries can visit Laos visa free and 191 country citizens can get visa on arrival. Citizens of 32 countries need to obtain a visa before visiting. E-visa has a maxiumum stay of 30 days. tourist visa has a maxiumum stay of 30 days. Visa Free has a maxiumum stay of 30 days. Visa on Arrival has a maxiumum stay of 30 days. Laos is part of Asia with main city at Vientiane. Its Least Developed country with a population of 6M. The main currency is Lao Kip. The languages spoken are Lao.
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