Do UK citizens need a visa for Laos?

The Laotian Government requires British passport holders to have a visa for entry into Laos and the easiest way to do this is apply for your visa on arrival in the country. You will need US$35 in cash and two recent passport photos for a single entry visa. Visas are issued for a stay of 30 days.

How much is a visa for Laos from UK?

A Laos Tourist Visa on Arrival can be obtained after arrival upon payment of the required visa fee, which amounts to US$35 or Thai Baht 1,500.00. You will need to present your UK passport, accompanied by a passport-size photo. Upon approval, the VOA will be stamped on your passport.

How much is a Laos visa on arrival?

The Laos visa fee is USD 30 to USD 45, depending on your nationality. Proof you have sufficient funds to cover the duration of your stay in Laos. A confirmed return ticket or onward travel ticket.

Is Laos cheap?

Laos is one of the cheapest places in the world to visit, and is known for adventure travel, ecotourism, and its laid back atmosphere. For all of these reasons, and the low cost, it is very popular with the backpacking crowd.

How long can you stay in Laos without a visa?

30 days
Free stamp Citizens coming from countries which are members of ASEAN (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) are not required to get a Visa and they are allowed to stay in Laos for 30 days.

Is Thailand cheaper than Laos?

Thailand is 5.2% cheaper than Laos.

Who can get a Laos visa?

EU citizens, North Americans, and Australians can also get their Laos visa upon arrival in the country. The travel documents required to enter Laos with the Approval Letter or eVisa include the following:

Can I travel to Laos from the UK during covid-19?

No visas are being issued to people travelling from a country with cases of COVID-19, including the UK. However, the Lao authorities may consider granting special entry permission for foreigners (e.g. experts, technicians and foreign nationals that are needed for essential projects) who wish to come to Laos.

Are there any restrictions on travel to Laos?

Land border restrictions remain except for cargo transport. All customary international land borders will be closed until 4 June 2021. Visas on arrival and the eVisa for Laos are suspended. In addition, visa exemptions are temporarily revoked.

Can I travel to Laos with a UK emergency travel document?

UK Emergency Travel Documents are accepted for entry, airside transit and exit from Laos. If you’re planning to enter Laos using a UK Emergency Travel Document you should contact the nearest Lao embassy or consulate to get the appropriate visa before you travel.