Laos Visa – How To Apply For A Laotian Visa

Have a trip to Laos in mind? You will need to obtain a Laos visa in order to travel Laos. The only visa available to Laos is a single entry, tourist or business visa that is valid for 60 days after it is issued to the traveler. Also, you should make sure that your current United States passport is in order and up to date before you finalize your travel plans to Laos. Be sure that there is sufficient validity time on your passport after your intended stay. The recommended amount of validity time after your intended stay in Iran is 6 months. Also, be sure that your passport has at least (2) blank visa pages in it when you travel to Laos.

Now regarding your Laos visa, your documents when applying for Laos tourist visa should include, a Laos visa application form, your signed United States passport with at least 6 months validity, and (3) passport photographs. Also, you should provide a copy of your itinerary with the specifics on your trip if requested by Laos’ immigration.

If applying for a business visa, you will have to provide a business letter as well as the documents mentioned in the above paragraph. The business letter should include an introduction of the applicant, the type of the business that will be conducted on the trip, and state the type of visa and preferred validity length. Lastly, you will have to prove sufficient funds for your traveling purposes with a business letter. The business letter should be written on the company’s letterhead that you are working for.

If you were born in Laos, you will be able to stay for 60 days after arriving in the country. Generally, travelers are allowed to stay up to 30 days in Laos.

Laos Embassy & Consulate Information

Embassy & ConsulateAddressPhone Number
Embassy of Laos
2222 S Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
United States

Additional Laos Information

CurrencyKip (LAK)
ElectricityVoltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type A / B / C / E / F
Country Code+856
Time ZoneICT