We do not provide services for this country.

LAOS VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa: Laos

For stays of up to 30 days to nationals of: Cambodia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand & Vietnam

For stays of up to 14 days to nationals of: Brunei

For stays of up to 15 days to nationals of: Japan, Luxembourg & Switzerland

NOTE: This visa can be arranged in other countries en-route at Bangkok, Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City for $20 & takes 2 working days to process. A 15 day visa can be obtained on arrival at Vientiane International airport, Luang Prabang International airport or Friendship Bridge. Visas are non-extendable.

  LAOS visa service & travel information

WE DO NOT PROVIDE SERVICES FOR THIS COUNTRY

LAOS VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa: Laos

For stays of up to 30 days to nationals of: Cambodia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand & Vietnam

For stays of up to 14 days to nationals of: Brunei

For stays of up to 15 days to nationals of: Japan, Luxembourg & Switzerland

NOTE: This visa can be arranged in other countries en-route at Bangkok, Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City for $20 & takes 2 working days to process. A 15 day visa can be obtained on arrival at Vientiane International airport, Luang Prabang International airport or Friendship Bridge. Visas are non-extendable.

LAOS TRANSIT VISAS:

Required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey by the same aircraft or transferring to another aircraft at Wattay International Airport Vientiane without leaving the airport, provided holding confirmed tickets & documents for their next destination

LAOS HEALTH:

Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate if arriving from infected areas.

Recommended immunisations: Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Japanese B Encephalitis, TB, Tetanus & Typhoid.

Risks: Malaria exists all year throughout the country except in Vientiane. Rabies.

LAOS WEATHER:

The rainy season is between May-Sep or Oct and the remainder of the year is dry & sunny. Temperatures are high but in the northern mountains it is cooler

FURTHER INFORMATION FOR LAOS:

Location of Laos: Asia
Local Time in Laos: GMT+7
Capital City of Laos: Vientiane
Population in Laos: 6 million
Language(s) spoken in Laos: Lao, French, English
Dialling Code for Laos: 856
Emergency numbers in Laos: Police: 191. Fire: 190. Ambulance: 195
Driving in Laos: Driving is on the right. International Driving Permit recommended
Electricity in Laos: 220V AC 50Hz
Currency of Laos: New Kip (LAK)
Notes: LAK: 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Cash, Credit Card, Visa Cards
Opening Hours in Laos:
Bank: 0830-1530 Mon-Fri
Office: 0800-1600 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0700-1900 Mon-Sun (private shops)
Hints for Laos: The conventional greeting is made by placing palms of hands together in a prayer-like position at chest-level and bowing slightly. Business cards to have Laotian translation on reverse side. Many executives speak French, English is increasingly being spoken among the business sector
Tipping in Laos: Tips are unusual but becoming more customary
Import Allowances for Laos: For persons of 18 years of age or older:
500 cigarettes or 100 cigars or 500gr of tobacco
1 bottle of alcoholic beverage and 2 bottles of wine
Perfume for personal use
Prohibited/Restricted in Laos: Drugs, Firearms, Animals

Airports in Laos:

Vientiane Wattay International (VTE)

 
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