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Keng Junior
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Keng Junior
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Xaeng Keomanikhod
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Mina Sivilay
Small reunion party for Index delegates in Vientiane, Laos
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New! Cilck here for some suggestions to entry Laos

Where can I get a Lao visa on arrival?

The Lao visas on arrival are available at:

  • Lao international airports in Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Pakse and Savannakhet,
  • Lao-Thai Friendship Bridges in Vientiane, Thakaek, and Savannakhet, and
  • Tha Naleng train station in Vientiane, and
  • International land border crossing points.

If you intend to enter Laos as a tourist, this is the most convenient way to get your Lao visa. Just make sure you have a valid passport and plan to arrive at one of the Lao international ports of entry where visas on arrival are issued.


Who CANNOT get Laos Visas on Arrival?


Effective from 15 October, 2009, travelers holding passports from the following countries are not eligible for Laos Visas on Arrival.


  1. Afghanistan
  2. Algeria
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Burundi
  5. Cameroon
  6. Congo
  7. Cote d’Ivoire
  8. Ghana
  9. Guinea
  10. Guinea Bissau
  11. Jordan
  12. Lesotho
  13. Liberia
  14. Libya ( Libyan Arab Jamahiriya )
  15. Mozambique
  1. Nauru
  2. Niger
  3. Nigeria
  4. Pakistan
  5. Senegal
  6. Sierra Leone
  7. Sri Lanka
  8. Suriname
  9. Syria ( Syrian Arab republic)
  10. Swaziland
  11. Tonga
  12. Turkey
  13. Zambia
  14. Zimbabwe
  15. Nepal*



(application for a tourist visa on arrival)

    1. Your original passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and a blank page for a visa stamp
    2. A Visa application form, filled and signed by the applicant (available at visa booth at Lao ports of entry or download it here (in the box).
    3. Two(2) recent passport-type photographs.
    4. Visa fee (cash)


Note: If you don't have photos you will be asked to pay a small fee (few dollars) for scanning your photograph from your passport, and placing it onto your visa application form.


Lao Visa Exemption


Lao visas are not required for nationals of Japan, Korea, Russia, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Brazil (Deplomatic, official or service passports), most ASEAN member countries, elderly aged over 65 and children under 15 years of age.

Visa on Arrival Fee

Below is a list of visa fee for different countries. If your country is not on the list, it probably costs you $US30 to get the visa or you're not eligible for getting Laos visa on arrival.

Country Price (US Dollar)
Australia 30
Canada 42
China 20
India 40
Sweden 31
USA 35
UK 35
Others 30


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