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Laos e-Visa Application

Laos e-Visa: Basic information

Laos eVisa is an electronic visa, launched by the Lao government in 2019 to simplify and expedite the visa application process for all qualified visitors.
 
To obtain a Laos eVisa, all travelers must complete an online visa application form which only takes a few minutes.
The approved eVisa will then be sent directly to the applicant's email address.
 
The Laos eVisa is a single-entry visa valid for 60 days and allows visitors to enter Laos for up to 30 days for business and tourism purposes.
 
By applying for an eVisa before departure, travelers can save time and money that they would have spent on regular embassy visa processing.
More information including Laos eVisa requirements, application process and more!
There is only one Laos online visa available to all eligible travelers.
The e-Tourist Visa is a single entry permit that can be used for tourism purposes such as visiting friends/family, going on vacation or exploring tourist attractions in Laos.
 
The single-entry e-visa to Laos allows its holder to stay in the country for 30 days and is valid for two months (60 days) from the date of approval.
 
Apply online using any supporting device, print processed documents, and bring your approved visa online upon arrival in Laos along with your valid passport.

To get your online Laos visa quickly and without any issues, prepare the necessary documents before starting the application process; see the ‘Required Documents‘ section for more information.

Now choose the purpose of your travel begin by clicking on the “Login” button, which can be found in the menu on the right side of the screen.If you haven’t registered yet, please register yourself first. After registering, proceed to log in to the panel.
Once you are logged in, navigate to the menu on the left side of the panel.
Select the “Visa Application Form” option from the menu. Then, follow these steps:

  1. Provide your data, passport details, email address and other necessary information in the online visa application form.
  2. Attach supporting documents and proceed to the next step.
  3. Pay by choosing one of the many online payment methods available when using our services.
  4. Pay the Laos e-Visa fee (99 euros) and check your email.
  5. As soon as your payment is registered, you will receive a unique confirmation number.
  6. Finally, within 72 hours, the online Laos visa will arrive to your email address in PDF format.
  7. Print it out and take it with you on your trip.
Please note!
Final processing time depends on the Laos Government and may be extended if necessary.
Always verify that the information provided is accurate to avoid delays or approval issues.
All tourists with an approved online visa can enter Laos for 30 days.
The eVisa is valid for 60 days (two months) from the date of issue.
 
Take a trip to Laos within the two-month validity period and stay in the country for even 30 days!
 
Remember that your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from your expected arrival date.
Any changes to your passport details, loss of this document or expiration will result in invalidation of the eVisa.
A Laos e-visa is also required when transiting through the country before going elsewhere.
Anyone who wants to enter Laos to travel to another country must apply for an eVisa first.
 
The Lao government does not currently issue separate online transit visas for this purpose; Therefore, please register for travel once.

To cross the border to Laos without any problems, make sure you have prepared the following documents:

  • a valid passport (that will not expire for a minimum of 6 months)
  • a printed eVisa to Laos copy

Customs officers will check that you have the documents listed above, stamp your passport, and take your fingerprints.

Every traveler crossing the Laos border with an eVisa must use one of the following ports of entry:

  • 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)

Plan your trip in such a way to cross the border using one of these entry points to ensure that you will cross the Laos border free of any problems!

See the Laos eVisa sample below to get further information on how the approved entry permit will look like once it’s delivered!

Laos eVisa

 

List of eligible countries

Citizens from the countries listed below are eligible to apply for an electronic visa to Laos:

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

On the selected port of entry, your passport will be stamped and your fingerprints will be taken by the government customs.

The following nationalities are exempt from all visa requirements, and may enter Laos visa-free:

  • Brunei and Myanmar – for 14 days
  • Japan, Luxembourg, Switzerland – for 15 days
  • Cambodia, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam – for 30 days
 
 

List of eligible countries

Citizens from the countries listed below are eligible to apply for an electronic visa to Laos:

Required documents for e-Visa

To successfully get an approved eVisa, each traveler must attach the following documents to their application form:

  • a photo of the bio page of your valid passport
  • photo of the candidate's face (can be easily taken with a phone camera or PC)
Check to see if your country is listed as eligible in the "List of eligible countries" section.
Citizens of eligible countries who meet the conditions can begin the application process.
 
Make sure you have entered all required data correctly and your documents are valid before submitting your application.

Important Information

  • Everyone entering Laos must have their own online visa
  • Laos eVisa does not serve as a work permit
  • Electronic visa holders must enter Laos using one of the listed border crossings.
  • Processing time may take up to 72 hours (3 business days)
  • An online tourist visa is required when transiting through Laos
  • The applicant's passport must be valid for at least 6 months after entering Laos.
  • Each application is thoroughly tested to ensure that it is free of any errors to ensure positive approval
  • Laos eVisa is for tourist purposes only; Commercial activities are not allowed
  • Parents/guardians of children must apply for an e-visa for minors to travel to Laos

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FAQ about the Laos e-Visa

Laos eVisa is an electronic document introduced by the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to facilitate traveling. Electronic visas serve for tourism and allow making family/friends visits, exploring the country’s tourist destinations, or going on vacation. Each traveler may apply online in just a few minutes from home and receive the approved eVisa onto their email box.

Citizens of over a hundred countries need to apply for a Laos visa online.
Check the list of eligible countries and find out if you can apply online.
Traveling to Laos has never been easier!
There are two documents required to attach to the application form for citizens of eligible countries.
Applicants must have a valid passport and a photo of their face.
Please note!
A photo of the candidate’s face can be taken using a phone or PC camera.
If you meet these entry requirements, apply online whenever you want!
All passport holders with a recent digital photo of themselves can apply online.
To complete the application process, fill out the online form with your data and attach supporting documents.
Pay your Laos visa fee online (99 euros) and check your email for the confirmation number.
All you have to do now is wait for your entry permit to be issued!
Laos visa online will be sent to your email address provided in the application form.
The e-visa comes in PDF form, which must then be printed and carried with a valid passport.
Remember to choose a border crossing from one of the entry points listed earlier and go visit Laos!
Citizens of eligible countries who have submitted a valid passport application and provided accurate data will receive their visa online within 72 hours (3 business days).
The final processing time is up to the Lao Government and may be extended if necessary.
Laos eVisa is valid for 60 days (two months) from the date of issue.
Please note!
Your passport will not expire for at least 6 months from your expected arrival date.
Any modification of your passport data, loss of this document or its expiration will result in the e-visa no longer being valid.
All online visa holders can stay in Laos for 30 days.
The eVisa serves as a single entry permit and is valid for 60 days (two months).
Please note!
Online Laos Visa can only be used for tourist purposes.
You can travel for the purpose of visiting family, going on vacation, exploring domestic tourist destinations,
Each traveler wanting to cross the border into Laos needs a separate online visa.
Electronic visa applications for all minor travelers must be submitted by their parents/guardians.
Yes.
All UK citizens need an online visa to travel to Laos.
Apply for eVisa online, take a few minutes and complete the form using any work device with an internet connection.
All UK residents can use a phone, laptop, PC or other device to submit the form.

Yes, you can extend your visa for an additional 30 days. If you wish to stay longer than 30 days, you may apply for an extension. You can extend your Laos e-Visa twice for a maximum of 30 days. You can apply for an extension at the following places:

  • The Immigration Department in Vientiane
  • The Immigration Office in Luang Prabang
  • The Police station in Pakse
  • Police Station opposite the Lao-Mongolian Hospital in Phonsavan.
First of all, check that all the information provided in the form during registration is correct.
Check that you have attached the necessary documents (e.g.
bio-data passport page).
If everything is correct, please contact our support team to resolve the issue.
All citizens of eligible countries can apply for a Laos visa online upon arrival during their trip.
However, pre-managing your eVisa online is much safer and easier.
Avoid long queues and stressful situations and apply with Evisa Express support.
Our support team is ready to help you every step of the way through the registration process.

Yes, you do. Print out the Laos e-Visa once you receive it in your email address. You must present it along with your other documents at border control.

Laos e-Visa services are available at the following ports of entry:

  • 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)
  • Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge IV (Bokeo Province)

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