VISAS AND IMMIGRATION

All visitors entering Laos must possess valid passports. Visas can be obtained from Lao Embassies and Consulates abroad. Visas can also be obtained on arrival at the international checkpointYour passport must have at least 6 months of remaining validity and a blank page for a visa stamp and don’t forget to take enough cash (US dollars) for the visa fee and two passport sized photos.

A visa on arrival costs approximately US$35, depending on your nationality. If you obtain a visa in advance, it costs around US$50 but again this varies according to nationality.