How to get a Laos Visa
Complete online application
Prepare your passport and fill in our simple online form in 5 minutes
Receive your travel visa
We will send you your approved document in a couple of days - without you having to go anywhere!
Start your journey
Show your passport and the visa we sent you when you arrive in Laos.
Requirements for Laos Visa
- A copy of valid passport
- A recent photograph
- An email to receive the visa
- A bank card to pay
If any of these elements are missing, your application will be saved so that you can complete at a later stage.
The eVisa Laos is easily and quickly processed online without needing to go to an embassy. You can apply for it through Visagov using a simple form in your own language, designed to minimise the possibility of error and subsequent refusal by the authorities.
Please print out your Tourist eVisa and present it with your passport upon arrival in Laos.
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How much does the e-Visa for Laos cost?
Laos does not have a fixed price for visas; visa costs may vary depending on the nationality of the visitor. You can check the price according to your nationality. You can also use our eligibility checker to see if you need a visa to travel to Laos.
For how long can I stay in Laos with a tourist visa?
You can stay in the country for a maximum period of 30 days.
Should minors apply for an e-Visa to travel to Laos?
Yes, all travelers including minors who are not exempt from visa, must have a valid visa to visit Laos. You can consult our eligibility checker to see if you need one.
Do I need to print the e-Visa to travel to Laos?
Yes, you must bring your printed visa and present it along with your original passport.
Do Spanish citizens need a tourist visa to travel to Laos?
Yes, all travelers with Spanish nationality are required to have a valid visa to travel to Laos.
Do I need to be vaccinated to travel to Laos?
You don’t need to present any type of vaccination certificate to travel to Laos, you can find out at your country’s International Vaccination Centre if they advise you on any vaccination. But it is not mandatory.
Do I need a visa to go to Laos?
Yes, you need a valid visa to travel to Laos. The best way is to apply for an electronic visa (e-visa).
For how long must my passport be valid for to apply for a tourist visa to Laos?
To apply for a visa to Laos, the passport must be valid for more than 6 months starting from your date of entry into the country.
Do Argentinian citizens need to apply for a tourist visa to travel to Laos?
Yes, all travelers who have an Argentinian nationality need a valid visa to travel to Laos. We recommend you to apply online, it is the fastest and easiest way.
Do Colombian citizens need to apply for a tourist visa to travel to Laos?
Yes, all travelers who have a Colombian nationality need a valid visa to travel to Laos. We recommend you to apply online, it is the fastest and easiest way.
CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY LAOS VISA
Use our eligibility checker to find out if you match with the requirements.
Laos eVisa: More information
Most foreign nationalities need to apply for a Laos visa before traveling.
Some nationalities are exempt from this requirement, depending on the number of days they spend in the country:
For a stay of less than 15 days, nationals of Japan, Luxembourg, Myanmar and Switzerland can travel to the country with their passport only.
For stays of less than 30 days, nationals of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, the Philippines, Russia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam may travel to the country with their passport only.
In both cases, these rules will only apply for tourist trips, and you must respect the agreed length of stay in the country.
All other foreign citizens must apply for a tourist visa for their trip to Laos. This visa is valid for 60 days, and will allow you to stay in the country for a maximum of 30 consecutive days, allowing only one entry.
You must not lie or omit relevant information in the personal details of your application. Customs authorities will check that everything is correct, and if it is not, they will deny entry to Laos.