Visa Requirements – Laos visa

Business Visa Requirements

  • Photocopy of the passport first and last page. The Applicant must have a passport valid for at least Three (3) months from the date of application for the visa.
  • Two (2) visa application forms to be duly filled and signed by the applicant (Photocopy allowed).
  • Three (3) recent camera clicked passport-sized colored photographs on a light background with 80% face cover on a matte or semi-matte finished paper (35mm x 45mm). Please note: Photographs should not be more than 3 months old, scanned/stapled, and should not have been used in any of the previous visas.
  • Employee ID card copy.
  • Three (3) copies of Employee Visiting Card.
  • A Forwarding Letter is required from the applicant on the company’s letterhead stating his name, designation, passport number, purpose, duration of visit. The letter should be addressed to: The Visa Officer, Embassy of Laos, People’s Democratic Republic, New Delhi.
  • A Covering Letter from the applicant stating the purpose of visit to Laos.
  • Invitation Letter from Laos host / inviting Company on its letterhead stating the purpose of travel, duration of stay, and should be duly signed with the signatory’s name and designation.
  • Original Bank statement for the last six months as proof of funds.
  • Hotel confirmation & flight booking with PNR.

Authorization Letter: Applicant will have to submit an authorization letter authorizing us to submit and collect documents.

Visa Fee: Visa fee (Express) for business visa is BDT 4,500/- + Service Charge for Logistics Support.

Lead Time for visa in the embassy: 2-4 weeks including Passport to & fro and processing at Embassy.

Note: The Inviter needs to coordinate with the immigration office in Laos to issue a visa application acceptance email to the embassy in Delhi for proper submission. In the case of a tourist visa, a tour booking copy is required.

Special Note: In some cases, the embassy may also request additional documents not listed above in support of an application. Applicants will be advised accordingly.