Who can apply for eVisa?

Lao eVisa facility is available for these following countries: see list


How to apply?

Applicant can apply in 3 easy steps.

Step 1: Provide the application details and upload the necessary documents.

Step 2: Review your application and pay the fee online.

Step 3: Download the eVisa Approval Letter.

Visa Fees

The eVisa payment is the last step of your application process after submitting your details and the required documents. Applicants should note that the eVisa Fee is non-refundable.
Please click here to calculate your eVisa Fee.

At the Arrival Port

As soon as you arrive in Laos with the eVisa approval letter, follow the steps mentioned below:

·       Go to the Immigration area and enter the dedicated eVisa lane.

·       Present your passport and eVisa Approval Letter to the Immigration officer.

·       Get the final Immigration approval and enter Laos.


Document Information

If you are applying for the eVisa, you have to upload the following documents:

·       Passport bio page.

·       Photograph size 4x6 cm (have been taken no longer than 6 months).


Photograph Specifications

The size of the photograph must be 4x6 cm, as per ICAO Standard photograph:

Your visa application photograph must meet certain criteria regarding size and content. Submitting photos that do not meet these criteria can delay the visa application process. If your photo does not meet the requirements, you will have to provide new photographs before your application can be processed.
Please refer the sample photo by clicking here


Processing Time

The processing time of the eVisa is usually 03 working days after submitting the application and pay the visa fee. If your application has exceeded 03 working days, please contact us


Public Holidays


The Consular Department of Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be closed on public holidays as below details:


Public Holidays and Closures 2019

Holidays Date Day
New Year’s Day 1st January Tuesday
International Women’s Day 8th March Friday
Lao New Year’s Day 14th April Sunday
Lao New Year’s Day 15th April Monday
Lao New Year’s Day 16th April Tuesday
Lao New Year’s Day 17th April Wednesday
International Workers’ Day 1st May Wednesday
Lao Women’s Union Day 20th July Saturday
Boat Racing Festival Day 14th October Monday
Lao National Day 2nd December Monday