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Tourist Visa  |  Laos


Visa Requirements


::    Passport valid for six months on exit

::    One blank visa page in passport

::    One recent passport photograph

::    Completed and signed application form

::    Proof of residence

Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.

::    Travel itinerary

Applicants must submit proof of onward/return flight tickets and a confirmed hotel booking or reservation.




You may be able to obtain a visa on arrival at some points of entry. However, a fee will still be charged (payable in US dollars) and there is no guarantee of entry. We therefore strongly advise applicants to obtain a visa before travelling.

Please click here to view a list of nationals who are ineligible for this service.



Additional Information


Travellers arriving from or via a country where yellow fever is endemic may be asked to provide a vaccination certificate on arrival in Laos.

Applicants from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand and Vietnam may enter Laos without a visa. Please contact the embassy if you require further information.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller and are exclusive of VAT. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.




(from 4 working days)


Single entry visa (30 days): £35

Handling fee:  £80




(from 2 working days)


Single entry visa (30 days): £45

Handling fee:  £100



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