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The Lao People's Democratic Republic: Visa on Demand

Photo: The Lao People's Democratic Republic
Photo: The Lao People's Democratic Republic

This page provides general information about visa requirements for Hong Kong residents travelling to The Lao People's Democratic Republic. For residents outside Hong Kong, please contact the nearest embassy or consulate. As the application requirements might change from time to time, please check with the relevant consulate if there are any enquiries or questions.

HKSAR passport holders need a visa to enter Laos. Diplomatic and service passport holders have visa-free access to Laos for 14 days.

Visa Requirement

Application submission: In person or by a third party
No. of application form to be completed: 1
No. of photo: 1 passport photo
Regular visa fee and processing time: $250 in 3 working days
Express visa fee and processing time: $300 on the same day
Payment: Cash only
Visa validity: 2 months
Passport must be valid for at least 6 months with 2 blank pages.

Visa Application Form

Online Visa

Visitors intending to travel to Laos through the following five ports of entry can apply for online visa via the e-visa system www.laoevisa.gov.la:

  1. Wattay International Airport (Vientiane)
  2. Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge I (Vientiane)
  3. Luangprabang International Airport
  4. Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge II (Savannakhet province)
  5. Pakse International Airport (Champasak province)

Visa on Arrival

HKSAR passport holders can apply for a visa upon arrival at Lao International Airports or Lao International border checkpoints for tourist purpose for 30-day stay.

Consulate General of the Lao People's Democratic Republic

Room 1402, Arion Commercial Centre, 2-12 Queen's Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2544 1186
Website: www.laoconsulatehongkong.gov.la
Visa Application Submission Hours: Monday - Friday  9 am - 12 pm, 2 pm - 5 pm


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